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Throughout the year The Art Effect is a bustle of activity. We offer numerous annual events including Portfolio Day, Exposure, Reel Expressions, and more. Check out these events here or scroll through the calendar below for all our on-going classes and events.

Featured Events:

The Art Effect After Hours

Thursday, July 26 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Join us for The Art Effect’s After Hours Event at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory! Your ticket provides you with unlimited tastings from craft breweries, local distilleries, and amazing food vendors, as well as chill music and unique youth art!

Tickets: $40/person ($70/couple)
Free parking will be available.

Get tickets here!


Art After Dark

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 5:30pm – 8:30pm

This will be a gala like no other, held in the fall. Enjoy site-specific immersive arts experiences, culinary delights, and cocktails with an artistic twist.

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Hudson Valley Regional Portfolio Day

Friday, November 9, 2018 • 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Portfolio Day will give students the opportunity to meet with college representatives from the most prestigious schools in our nation and to have their portfolios reviewed by these same schools. Students should bring 15 – 20 examples of original, recent art work.

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Check out our courses and community events!