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

Featured Events:

Reel Expressions International Teen Film Festival

Saturday, April 6 • 5:00 – 7:30pm
In its seventh year, the Reel Expressions International Teen Film Festival features the work of emerging filmmakers – narrative, animation, experimental and documentary – from the Hudson Valley and around the world! This film festival highlights youth creativity, features a teen perspective on many important issues, and showcases the incredible work done by the next generation of media-makers.

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Exposure 2019

April 2019

The Art Institute presents the 16th annual national high school photography competition, exposure, open to all high school students and sponsored in part by Maryland Institute College of Art.

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Art After Dark

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Now in its second year, Art After Dark will convene business executives, artists, and social influencers to enjoy site specific immersive arts experiences, conceived and created by The Art Effect staff and youth. 

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Portfolio Day

Friday, November 8, 2019

Show your portfolio, learn about college art programs, and get tips on admissions.

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Check out our courses and community events!