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CREATIVITY in 2023 arts exhibition marks year’s end for the Peekskill Arts Alliance

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PAA volunteers recently hung the ‘Creativity in 2023’ exhibit at the Field Library. From clockwise top right Bonnie Peritz, Beth Dewit, Karen Allen, John Mucciolo, Linda Winters

On December 16th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm the community is invited to join the Field Library as they present a reception for the Peekskill Arts Alliance’s end of the year exhibition entitled: CREATIVITY in 2023. The exhibition, which has been on display since December 6th is slated to run until December 27th in the Field Gallery, located on the mezzanine level of The Field Library. Visitors can view Creativity in 2023 in the Field Gallery anytime the Field Library is open. 

The Field Gallery, at the Field Library, was established 16 years ago when the library converted a former law library into a gallery space which quickly became an integral part of the Peekskill artist community. Exhibits at the space typically run run for 6-12 weeks. 

The Peekskill Arts Alliance is a vital community partner in Peekskill and beyond. It is a not for profit group of over 100 artists and organizations from the community who promote the arts community in Peekskill and throughout the Hudson Valley. The PAA presents arts events, fosters collaboration among artists, businesses, regional partners, and the public. This year they have held many events throughout the year promoting local artists, studios and galleries, and held their trademark 24th Open Studios in June, as reported in the Peekskill Herald, of which over 24 art studios, 13 art galleries were open to the public and another 22 artists showed fine arts and crafts on Central Avenue. 

For more information about the Peekskill Arts Alliance visit their website peekskillartsalliance.org, or very active social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram.


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As a Peekskill native, Dave is thrilled to be working with the Peekskill Herald showcasing featured calendar events. A 1999 graduate of PHS, he remembers reading and enjoying the original weekly print edition of the Peekskill Herald every Thursday. He especially liked the political stories, local features and sports coverage when it was written by Peekskill Runner columnist Jack Burns who always managed to weave history into the running times. An avid hiker, he enjoys exploring the local trails as well as the concrete ones in his job as a conductor for Metro North Railroad. He’s a former teacher and co-founder of the Friends of the Peekskill Dog Park, where he frequently can be found with his Koda. He’s happy to be part of the Herald’s growth as the source of local news for Peekskill and looks forward to highlighting a few of many of the events and happenings in Peekskill and the surrounding communities. Reach Dave at [email protected]