On Hudson, a Secret Art Gallery at an Old School

A serene, almost abandoned town North of Hudson 2.5-hour ride from NYC may be an unlikely destination for an occasional explorer. For the most part the town of Kinderhook, the birthplace of Martin Van Buren (America’s eighth president), is an uneventful array of stunning homes with colored doors and exquisite enamel street signs.

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A piece by Beverly Fishman — one of my favorites
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The current exhibition, “The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness”, approaches the making and collecting of art as a means of transcendence
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Fire escape exit
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Some of the inner walls of the school remain in their original state
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Books by the artists featured in the exhibition

The current exhibition, “The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness” is on view until the end of the year. See the list of works and artists on view.

The School

25 Broad St., Kinderhook, NY
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Open Saturdays 11—5

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