Celebrating young artists, The Art Effect is hosting Art After Hours at the Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn on Friday, January 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The family friendly, happy-hour style event will showcase the incredible artwork created by students in the Art Institute’s Senior Project program, one of the most rigorous courses offered by the organization. The exhibition will include themed works of various mediums created by the student artists who participated in the intensive program.
“Art After Hours is a wonderful, celebratory event for our students and staff,” said Nicole Fenichel-Hewitt, executive director of The Art Effect. “These young artists have dedicated years of hard work to developing their artistic skills and we are honored to showcase their Senior Project creations for our community to enjoy.”
Part of The Art Effect’s exciting and immersive event series, Art After Hours will include tastings from craft breweries and local food vendors including The Educated Baker and Satisfy Hunger, among others, as well as live music from Blue Museum. The event will be sponsored by Integrated Enterprise Solutions Inc. (IES).
Tickets for the event are priced at $40 per person, $70 for couples and $10 for guests under age 18 and can be purchased at thearteffect.org/after-hours. Proceeds will support The Art Effect’s educational programming for youth, and its mission to transform lives through the arts. The exhibition will be open to the public between January 25 and February 9, Tuesdays through Fridays, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at The Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn at 489 Main Street in Poughkeepsie, NY.