Upstate Art Weekend’s 2021 Programming

61 venues across six counties that express the vast cultural richness of Upstate New York

For anyone already enthusiastic about the cultural richness of the Catskills and the Hudson Valley, and for those curious to explore the wide array of arts destinations scattered across Upstate New York, the 2021 program for UPSTATE ART WEEKEND gives reason to rejoice. From thought-provoking solo shows at independent galleries to large-scale outdoor works at sculpture parks, 61 venues come together from 27-29 August this year. Once again organized …

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Sculptures for skating, a powerhouse design merger, clever traffic lights and more from around the web

Herman Miller + Knoll To Become MillerKnoll With Merger Iconic furniture manufacturers (and historic competitors) Herman Miller and Knoll are set to merge into a powerhouse design entity named MillerKnoll. The deal, valued at approximately $1.8 billion, will attempt to reimagine “collaboration, culture and focused work, while supporting a growing remote employee base,” according to Andi Owen, president and CEO of Herman Miller. Over the …

Assemble’s “Skating Situations” Sculptures

As many cities around the world purposely make spaces and surfaces impossible to skate, Folkestone (a port town in England) has—through the 2021 Creative Folkestone Triennial—commissioned public sculptures designed for skateboarders to enjoy. Made by multidisciplinary collective Assemble (in collaboration with local skaters), the nine “Skating Situations” are located on the city’s Harbour Arm promenade. Made from “raw Kentish ragstone found on the beach and …