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3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420-3715
+1 315-369-6411
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Where Art and Nature Meet

This state-of-the-art facility is so beautifully rustic and modern at the same time. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacob K
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Rochester, New York
A Gem in the Adirondacks

We visited the View to see the National Watercolor exhibit. There were 88 breath taking paintings... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
JudyandHoppy
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Utica, New York
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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 all year round!
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  • Terrible4%
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3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420-3715
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 8 September 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

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Reviewed 7 August 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 26 April 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 22 August 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 10 May 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 12 May 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

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Reviewed 24 April 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

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AdkView, Manager at View, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 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

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

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

Thank David P
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

What an experience not only visible. This is arts with a capitol A, programs for every interest and workshops for any age. If you every want to try it, see it, experience it, just wait it will be a View.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

I come up to the View every Fall to see the National Watercolor Show. Every year it's terrific. The range of talented artists that have won awards and the ones that did not are amazing.

Thank suzannesteam
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