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As a family with two toddlers, art museums are not exactly in our milieu. But View Arts has... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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So peaceful in the woods. We had a great time seeing the deer wandering around and the peaceful... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
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View is a multi-arts center, dedicated to offering national exhibitions, performances, and workshops for all ages year round. It is located just one mile north of the village of Old Forge on Route 28. It's also the perfect place to hold your events...more
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3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420-3715
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

As a family with two toddlers, art museums are not exactly in our milieu. But View Arts has workshops Monday thorough Friday, with different themes and different pricing structures. We did the kids’ open workshop drop in and the tie-dye, and it was wonderful. Our...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

So peaceful in the woods. We had a great time seeing the deer wandering around and the peaceful area.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed May 11, 2018

This state-of-the-art facility is so beautifully rustic and modern at the same time. The grounds are meticulous and have some really interesting exhibits. Inside, there are several exhibits, namely paintings, sculptures, music/dance, and photography (my personal favorite). The staff is especially helpful in offering suggestions...More

Thank Jacob K
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited the View to see the National Watercolor exhibit. There were 88 breath taking paintings in the exhibition, from across the country. The Director stopped to say Hello and told us there had been over 450 submissions. It is possible to spend about two...More

Thank JudyandHoppy
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We were fortunate to be in Old Forge for the annual ADK Watercolor show which opened on August 4. Such a wide range of fantastic artists ! We thoroughly enjoyed the show and although we make a point of visiting art shows like Brandywine, not...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

The View is a true treasure for the ADK region. There are several galleries with rotating exhibitions, and many other events throughout the year. We went for the first time on 4/24/17. A beautiful sunny spring day! My husband was dropping off a painting for...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have visited View for "From Opera to Broadway", the National Exhibition of American Watercolor", a watercolor class, paint on pottery.....how fortunate we are to have such a stunning facility for the whole family....visitors and area residents.

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

Cultural resource in the southern Adirondacks. The gallery offers a huge variety of artistic styles -- much more than Adirondack stick style here. Beautifully curated and displayed collections.More

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AdkView, Manager at View, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2016

Thank you so much for reviewing View! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We have 6 exhibitions on display now, so there is great variety in subject, and medium. View surprises people who come for the first time, as we celebrate the work of living...More

Reviewed April 24, 2016

I would be oh, so much more interested and impressed if they spent more time showcasing local artists and Adirondack crafts and heritage. I have been here on different occasions, so will give them some credit for the annual watercolour and the annual quilt shows......More

Thank adknative2016
AdkView, Manager at View, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

View's mission is to enrich, educate and inspire residents and visitors to the Adirondacks. It is not a museum, but rather a series of beautiful galleries that feature the work of living artists. At any one time, there are as many as 6 exhibits on...More

Reviewed April 20, 2016

View Arts is such a beautiful venue for all your creative needs! Home of the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors.

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