The following are selected exhibitions mounted in the past by the Newburgh Historical Society.
A selection of landscapes, still lifes and other subjects by a local “school” of artists specializing in pastels. The artists are Judy Byrne, Cathy Cahill, Lily Norton and Cathy Praeger.
June 18, 2016 – May 21, 2017. In 2016-17, the Historical Society presented an exhibit, “This Way to the Ferry,” tracing the history of the Newburgh-Beacon Ferry from its inception in 1743 to its closing upon the completion of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge in 1963. The exhibit featured photographs, paintings, documents, a video of the ferry … Continue reading Exhibit: Newburgh-Beacon Ferry
Sunday, April 2, 2017, 2-4 pm. The Art of Hazel Brill Jackson and her Contemporaries, Cecil K. Jennings and May Palmer Hawkins. That was the title of a special pop-up exhibition held for one day only – Sunday, April 2 – opening day for the Crawford House 2017 season. In observation of Women’s History Month, the small … Continue reading Hazel Jackson Exhibit & Donation
June 18 – July 17, 2016 Exhibition & Fundraiser. The new Luminists are contemporary artists following in the aesthetic landscape tradition of the 19th-century Hudson River School. The exhibit at Newburgh Heritage Center (123 Grand St) was generously sponsored byPRG Scenic Technologies. A portion of the sale of works of art were donated to the Historical Society. The exhibit … Continue reading New Hudson Valley Luminists
June-Dec 2015. The Newburgh Historical Society presented the exhibit “Growing Up In Newburgh” in the Stone Floor Gallery of the Crawford House. Local memories, in the form of images, were brought together with the goal of helping the community see the city as many first saw it, through children’s eyes and those of their proud parent … Continue reading Growing Up In Newburgh