Nyack is home to a rich and thriving artistic community – perhaps drawn to the same light that informs Edward Hopper’s work. Nyack’s galleries, shops, and restaurants are filled with the living proof that Nyack is Art & Soul on the Hudson.
Bill Batson is an activist, artist and writer who lives and sketches in Nyack, NY. Visit billbatsonarts.com for more details. Purchase his iconic Nyack Sketch Log-inspired wares at nyackgift.com or at the weekly Farmers Market.
Edward Hopper House in Nyack, New York is the birthplace of the renowned American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967). It was built in 1858 by his maternal grandfather and served as his primary residence until 1910. After Hopper’s death, the house fell into disrepair, but was saved from demolition and restored by members of the local community. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Since 1971, the Edward Hopper House has been a not-for-profit art center and museum, preserving the legacy and home of America's most iconic artist.
GARNER Arts Center is an interdisciplinary arts center that 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 Arts Center is committed to igniting and realizing artistic ideas that emerge as a response to societal, economic, historic and environmental stimuli.
RCT Music Group is owned and operated by musician, singer, songwriter, and instructor Ryan Townsend. Services include music lessons, group programs, live music booking, recording, and instrument rentals.
In collaboration with Edward Hopper House, Rockland Center for the Arts, Union Art Center, and Garner Arts Center, our focus is to create access to the many events and offerings in Rockland for theater, film, music, and the visual arts. See the Rockland Culture event calendar for details.
Strawtown’s mission is to create and provide learning experiences that connect young people with the natural world through art and science discovery, and train adults, whether they be educators or parents, in the Strawtown method. As a team of artists, naturalists, and educators, we also seek to model and inspire environmental stewardship.