To the Hudson Valley's newest public arts space | Building 35 @ GARNER Arts Center. Join us as we relaunch the campaign!


Please JOIN US for GARNER Arts Center’s fun, engaging, unconventional and thought-provoking virtual gala “Open the Doors!” on Thursday, May 6th at 7:30pm.

We are proud to honor Jeff O'Neil of Industrial Arts Brewing.

GARNER will present Jeff with our inaugural "Hudson Valley Maker Award" for distinct accomplishments in creative entrepreneurship.

GARNER Arts Center’s Open the Doors Virtual Gala will include exclusive performances, stimulating live panel discussions, art-making demos, studio visits and so much more!

Tony Award-winning Actor and Comedian, Bill Irwin | Avant-garde Cellist, Ashley Bathgate | NY Bistro and ACOR Award-winning Jazz duo, Shirley Crabbe & David Budway | Musical Artist and Composer, Hervé Alexandre 

World-Premiere Group Collab Performance by:
Travis Stever of Coheed and Cambria, Chondra Sanchez of Chonny and Clyde, Tucker Rule of Thursday, Soren Richter (Singer/Songwriter), Ryan Kelly of Snoopy and The Who? 

Founder of Industrial Arts Brewing Company, Jeff O’Neil | Founder of 1stdibs and Valley Rock Inn, Michael Bruno |  Founding Artistic Director, HERE & Co-Founding Dir PROTOTYPE, Kristin Marting | Managing Partner, MPACT Collective, Ryan Porter | President & CEO, National Resources, Joe Cotter    

Feature Maker Segment! 

ARCH Production & Design NYC and more to be announced! 

Elected Officials: New York State Senator, James Skoufis and more to be announced!         


(What is Building 35, you ask?) Building 35 is GARNER’s vision for the artistic, economic, and cultural future of New York’s Hudson Valley; a future filled with creativity, vibrancy and hope. It’s our new permanent gallery and so much more.

Help us raise $80,000 to unlock New York State matching funds and complete this historic building’s restoration, transforming this 1800’s industrial-era building into a thriving 21st century public arts space for GARNER’s cutting-edge exhibitions, events and new permanent base of operations.


This Gala is like No Other!

Gather friends, family and fellow art supporters and join us as we livestream celebrity and musical performances, art-making and inspirational conversations about art’s impact on communities with elected officials and creative place makers.

Expect to laugh, to be moved and to experience something like no other virtual fundraiser you’ve attended!


Years of generous community investment have helped us through Phase One of construction.  Now it is time we finish the job. Let’s all make this final push together and “Open the Doors” to Building 35!

Mission: GARNER advances the creation and presentation of contemporary, experiential art within a repurposed 19th century textile mill complex. By providing access to a wide range of art forms, the organization strives to enrich, educate and connect diverse audiences. GARNER is committed to igniting and realizing artistic ideas that emerge as a response to societal, economic, historic and environmental stimuli.

GARNER Arts Center is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization (EIN 03-0540438). Your donation is deductible to the extent allowed by law.


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