Roving Around Ghent, New York’s Architecture + Sculpture Park, Art Omi

Looking for new works through Upstate New York's free, dog-friendly arts paradise

Through our years-long quest to participate in art adventures outside of NYC (that fit within a day trip), the 120-acre sculpture and architecture park Art Omi continues to rank high on our list. More than 60 large-scale works—and growing—can be discovered (and interacted with) on the grounds and in the on-site gallery. The organization—built around a residency for artists, dancers, musicians and writers—keeps the entire experience …

The Necessity of Free Arts and Culture

Many people have been upset by the announcement from NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, wherein they instate an admission fee of $25 for out-of-state visitors. It’s easy to understand why. In a city filled with struggling artists—and every other type of worker—free art and culture matters and empowers. These are often areas for inspiration and reprieve, with open doors. This is not a loss of …