Mission Statement
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Past Events


2015 Magnolia Party

It's that time again. Time to celebrate spring and the return of the magnolia blossoms. Proceeds from the annual Magnolia Party enable the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center to continue to restore and maintain their 2 landmark Victorian Buildings.

To purchase tickets in advance please click here.

Coming to the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center: The Ed Wood, Jr. statue.

Click on the statue for the flier.

What if there was a place you could hear a brass quartet ensemble, participate in a poetry slam, learn to move to the Salsa beat, see Shakespeare's work come alive, view a vibrant watercolor exhibit and sip tea in a Victorian parlor? What if all these opportunities and more were housed in two 130 year old landmark buildings in the middle of a neighborhood undergoing a renaissance; where galleries, restaurants, other historic sites, the railroad station and the majestic Hudson River are only blocks away?

This place DOES exist. It is the:

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center!

The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. It exists to meet the cultural needs of the community by providing venues for both professional and amateur artists to showcase their talent in music, dance, fine and visual arts AND to preserve the two historically significant structures.

Please click here for the Adopt A Chair Campaign.


This sculpture is a piece called Momentum and is installed on the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center lawn. It was fabricated from discarded metal from the Poughkeepie railroad bridge's deconstruction prior to becoming the Walkway Over the Hudson.

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center is a Funded Member of the Dutchess County Arts Council and an ArtHop participant.

Contact Info
Copyright @ 2008-2012 Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center
9 & 12 Vassar Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3022
(845)486-4571     Fax:(845)471-0469