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Jack Shainman Gallery: The School

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Difficult space, made worse in a crowd. Amazing art.

Avoid openings. The school, is, as it sounds, hallways and classrooms. The classrooms, in their... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
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Don't Miss This Incredible Space

This is a real find up in Hudson Valley and speaks to its heritage of a true artist's community... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Maureen Phillips
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25 Broad St, Kinderhook, NY 12106-1700
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

Avoid openings. The school, is, as it sounds, hallways and classrooms. The classrooms, in their interesting unfinished state, are easy to manage—and there are many! The hallways as places to look at art leave something to be desired: you can only get so far away...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pickling
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a real find up in Hudson Valley and speaks to its heritage of a true artist's community. The space itself is beautifully restored. Cool and peaceful on a hot August afternoon. The artists featured are well worth the trip too. Sculpture/painting/photography all well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We go there about twice a year. It is always inspiring and gives us many things to discuss. Very timely.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tfxobrien
Reviewed 15 February 2018

An amazing gallery space designed from a former red brick schoolhouse, right in the center of the charming Village of Kinderhook, and close to Hudson, NY. Open Saturdays only, free admission and well worth the trip if you enjoy a mix of contemporary art. Exhibits...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank alanaQ2797WY
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What was once an Elementary School is now a super cool art gallery. Most pieces are beautiful and unique, some are strange but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I was impressed with most exhibits, but found one section of the gallery strange....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MommaMaria
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Our Airbnb host recommended this gallery to us and very helpfully noted that it is only open on Saturdays so we wouldn't miss it. This gallery is housed in an old school which has been converted to a lovely gallery space. The current Andres Serrano...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rachael I
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

How exciting to have this truly unique place in our community! What an eye Jack Shainman has! These groups of collections are not only unusual and interesting, but the style in which they are presented is synergistic and magical. I had the most enjoyable time...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This beautiful gallery has hosted a number of wonderful exhibits and has also provided performance space for a few local events. A terrific asset to Kinderhook that extends the reach of the contemporary art scene a few miles up the Hudson River from the gallery-filled...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

love that it was repurposed from a beautiful yet vacant school... enjoyed the El Anatsui exhibition.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank floflo613
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Our first visit to The School was to see the El Anatsui exhibition (absolutely worth seeing this exhibit, through Sept. 26, 2015). What stunning art space! This gallery been open for just one year. Three floors of well-lit spacious rooms, wide hallways, as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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