Lake Carmel Arts Center
640 Route 52
Kent Lakes, NY 10512

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3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mon., Wed. & Fri.; other times by appointment.

845 228-AOTL (2685)

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The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced this week that James Shearwood’s “The Return of the Clogged Sink” will be part of the 2018 Community Bake-Off readings on Saturday, August 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, August 5, at 2 pm at the Philipstown Depot Theatre in Garrison. This is the second year of the community writing event called a “Bake-Off” sponsored by the Shakespeare Festival. “There is always pride and pleasure coupled with anxiety in watching actors bring a new play to life,” said Shearwood, our Director of Theatrical Programing at AotL. Reservations to share that moment can be made here.

Can you Volunteer to Help with Summer Concert Series

Are you looking to be involved with a wonderful community event? Our Summer Concert Series has become a major attraction during July and we welcome anyone who can lend us a hand preparing for these concerts. There are many ways to contribute and we are meeting Wed 6/6 at 6 PM at the Center to talk about what needs to be done. Please join us if you can. If you can not attend please email and we will get back to you promptly.

Power is back On and Art Exhibition News

Power has been restored to the center so classes and activities will resume starting Monday.  Unfortunately we will be unable to hold the Spring Art Show.  There is no two week period on the calendar before August when both the center and the those who organize the exhibition were available. Artists who submitted their fees are welcome to have a refund, or we can credit it towards the entrance of work to the annual Fall Exhibition which is held in early October. Please see Exhibition web page for details.

Kati Mac to perform the songs of Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks

Kati Mac, Lou Loria, and Jon Cobert will be performing the songs of Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks this Friday, May 18th, from 7 to 10 pm at the Mohansic Grill located at 1500 Baldwin Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

New Date for Oil Painting Class

Oil Painting with Elizabeth Hill will now be starting June 4. This class is a wonderful way to start in on painting in oils or to further your vision and skills.

Deadline extended for Paradise Blue student tickets

With renewed interest, additional subsidized tickets for students to attend Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau at the Signature Theatre in NYC on Saturday, May 5, at 2 pm, can be applied for through April 28. Read full press release here. Adults can purchase tickets on the Event Page.

Art Squared/Members Gathering Postponed


Due to the fact that a large number of members, artists and guests are participating in this Saturday's marches in support of the seventeen students murdered in Parkland, Florida, we are postponing this weekend's Art Squared/Member's Gathering event to a date to be announced shortly.

Those artists who have turned in their works we will keep them until the show and for those who are planning to turn them in today (Tuesday March 20) please do so. We recognize that some may be inconvenienced by this change of dates.

TODAY 3/13 - Snow Cancellation

  • While we hoped we would escape today's storm, there is enough snow with resulting slickness that the parking lot and driveway are currently  very slippery. With the snow continuing into the morning and another few hours in the afternoon, we are going to postpone the Intensive Painting class today. 
  • Tonight's rehearsal for The Birds scheduled for later tonight will not be impacted.  

Special Zumba Class Party on 26th

The Monday Zumba class is having a special party on Feb 26 at 6:30 PM. It is a Pajama and Coffee evening and everyone is invited.

Jazz Sunday

Join us today for the excellent Ken Gioffre with Tim Ouimette  and Jon Cobert for the Feehan Sunday Jazz Series at 1 PM.