Visitation Safety Protocols 

The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center requires the adherence of the following Visitation Safety Protocols:

    • ALL VISITORS and TENANTS ARE ADVISED TO WEAR FACIAL PROTECTION (masks or cloth covering) inside Public Areas  – Art Galleries, VBI Theatre, Grand Parlor, Conference Room, Halls, Restrooms, Kitchen, Elevator and Stairwells – of the 9 and 12 Vassar Street buildings of the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center and practice social distancing.   
    • ORGANIZATIONS/PERFORMING ARTS COMPANIES WHO RENT THE VBI THEATRE for their productions MAY REQUIRE ATTENDEES/AUDIENCE MEMBERS TO SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION STATUS and WEAR MASKS.
    • ATTENDEES to ART OPENING RECEPTIONS or SPECIAL EVENTS HELD INDOORS ARE ADVISED TO WEAR MASKS EXCEPT WHILE ACTIVELY EATING OR DRINKING.
    • PARTICIPANTS ATTENDING CLASSES in the DANCE STUDIO are advised to CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR for CLASSROOM SAFETY PROTOCOLS.

     

    Date: August 16, 2022 - August 18, 2022
    Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Mental Health America of Dutchess County presents MHA Art Show

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to Thursday, August 18, 2022 / Viewing Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm / Grand Parlor – 9 Vassar Street

    The MHA Art Show, now in its eleventh year, features Dutchess County artists whose art inspires, raises awareness, and promotes the mission of Mental Health America. Each participant is unafraid to break through barriers and to push limits in support of the vision of Mental Health America of Dutchess County. Many of our artists are getting their first opportunity to demonstrate their talent within the community and this has lifted the aspirations of everyone involved. MHADutchessCounty

    Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022
    Time: 4:00 pm / Free Admission

    Transart & Cultural Services, Inc presents “Buster Williams Bass To Infinity” – A Film by Adam Kahan

    Saturday, August 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm \ VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Free Admission

    Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
    Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm / Free Outdoor Event

    Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson present Summer Sampler Series

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm / 9 Vassar Street on the Front Porch & Lawn (NOTE: Outdoor Event) / Free Admission

    Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson’s Summer Sampler series is an opportunity for future Girl Scouts to gain an understanding of the Girl Scout experience and the many ways she can design a unique Girl Scout journey. Everything a Girl Scout does – from planting a garden, to putting on a skit, to exploring the world, and meeting new people is an opportunity for her to learn, grow, and make the world a better place! And there is room for your girl to be a part of the adventure! For more information visit girlscoutshh.org or Girl Scout Sampler – Poughkeepsie Facebook Event Page  Click HERE to download the Girl Scouts Sampler Series Flyer.

    Date: Friday, September 9, 2022
    Time: 8:00 pm / Visit the Elysium Furnace Works Facebook Page for Ticket Information

    Elysium Furnace Works presents Electric Guitarist, Joe Morris & Saxophonist, Ken Vandermark

    Friday, September 9, 2022 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Visit Elysium Furnace Works for Ticket Information    

    Joe Morris, Electric Guitarist
    Ken Vandermark, Saxophonist

    The premier modern Electric Guitarist and Educator, Joe Morris, performs in an incendiary duo setting with Saxophonist and MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” Winner, Ken Vandermark, in this rare area appearance.

    Elysium Furnace Works is a cooperative project co-led by Mike Faloon and James Keepnews. EFW seeks to present the work of vanguard artists in settings as dedicated and uncompromising as the art itself, focusing primarily although not exclusively on live music performances in and around New York’s vibrant Hudson Valley. http://www.facebook.com/elysiumfurnaceworks/

    Date: Friday, September 23, 2022
    Time: 8:00 pm

    Elysium Furnace Works presents Bassist, Stephan Crump

    Friday, September 23, 2022 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door the night of the performance. Advance ticket sales end at midnight the night before the concert. Purchase tickets at Stephan Crump 9/23/2022 Tickets.  

    Stephan Crump

    Memphis-bred, Grammy-nominated, Echo Award-winning bassist/composer Stephan Crump is an active bandleader with fifteen critically-acclaimed album releases in addition to numerous film scoring contributions. Stephan’s solo performance, which explores his unique musical language through an expansive range of sonorities on the acoustic bass, is a culmination of decades of work as a bassist, composer, and improviser. From his home studio in Brooklyn, Crump released monthly solo recordings throughout the last year in a fan-supported series via his Bandcamp page. The new album, Rocket Love, is curated from this body of solo work.  

    Elysium Furnace Works is a cooperative project co-led by Mike Faloon and James Keepnews. EFW seeks to present the work of vanguard artists in settings as dedicated and uncompromising as the art itself, focusing primarily although not exclusively on live music performances in and around New York’s vibrant Hudson Valley. http://www.facebook.com/elysiumfurnaceworks/

    Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    Time: 8:00 pm / Visit the Elysium Furnace Works Facebook Page for Ticket Information

    Elysium Furnace Works presents Pianist, Matt Mitchell, Acoustic Bassist, Kim Cass & Drummer, Katie Gentile

    Saturday, October 1, 2022 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Visit Elysium Furnace Works for Ticket Information

    Kim Cass, Katie Gentile & Matt Mitchell

    Three of Brooklyn’s finest contemporary musicians and composers – Matt Mitchell, Kim Cass and Katie Gentile – super collide in this high-energy, eclectic and electric Fender Rhodes-bass-drums encounter.

    Elysium Furnace Works is a cooperative project co-led by Mike Faloon and James Keepnews. EFW seeks to present the work of vanguard artists in settings as dedicated and uncompromising as the art itself, focusing primarily although not exclusively on live music performances in and around New York’s vibrant Hudson Valley. http://www.facebook.com/elysiumfurnaceworks/

    Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
    Time: 2:00 pm / Tickets On Sale September 1, 2022

    About Love – A Benefit Cabaret Concert for the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

    Saturday, November 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street

    Tickets On Sale September 1, 2022 / $25 General Seating & $60 Premium Seating (NOTE: Premium Seating includes Post-Performance Reception/Limited Availability)

    The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center proudly presents About Love – a Benefit Cabaret Concert featuring professional stage performer/baritone vocalist John North, accomplished keyboardist Colin Rose, and acclaimed bassist Cary Brown. Artistically crafted and conceived by John North, this delightfully NEW and fun-filled cabaret is an homage to love and showcases some of the best classic Broadway Showtunes, Ballads, Standards and Pop Songs.

    About Love Sponsors

    Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
    Time: 8:00 pm / Visit the Elysium Furnace Works Facebook Page for Ticket Information

    Elysium Furnace Works presents Guitarists Ava Mendoza & Susan Alcorn

    Saturday, December 3, 2022 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Visit Elysium Furnace Works for Ticket Information

    Ava Mendoza
    Susan Alcorn

    Ava Mendoza and Susan Alcorn – two of the world’s most singular guitarists (Mendoza an electric plectrist and Alcorn a pedal steel player) wax rapturous and incisive for the first time as a duo.