November 12, 2018

HIGHLIGHT!  An exciting afternoon looking at  The Whimsical Art of William B. Schade at the Albany Institute of Art, with a talk by guest Thomas B. Branchick, Director of the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Williamstown, MA. followed by dinner at Jack’s Oyster House.

October 3, 2018

ASA Hudson Chapter had an exciting tour of the Rondout Lighthouse in Kingston NY complete with a boat ride, museum tour and dinner meeting at  Mariner’s Harbor.

August 2018

ASA Hudson Chapter Officers and friends met for  an organizational meeting at the Wiltwyck Country Club in Kinsgton NY, discussing events for the upcoming year, including hosting USPAP courses.  We look forward to an exciting year ahead. Stay tuned!

September 2017 Meeting

ASA Hudson Chapter members gather on the porch of the Thomas Cole House while others stroll the  property and view the exhibition of Sanford Gifford’s paintings on display. Following the tour and afternoon, we had dinner at The Port of Call restaurant on  water’s edge where the creek and Hudson  river converge. Our meeting was focused on the planning of our spring event in Binghamton NY.

Sanford Gifford Exhibition

  • Presentation of Hudson Chapter Web Site
  • Discussion of Spring Conference 2018
  • Schedule & Location of Meetings for upcoming year

Wednesday August 23rd, 6 PM

Moscatiello’s Family Italian Restaurant, 99 North Greenbush Avenue, East Greenbush, NY New York 518 283-0809

(Family run Italian restaurant- home cooked food, large tables and big rooms to provide privacy for a meeting).

CHAPTER NEWS Contact: Barbara J. Sussman, President

Past Events

May 13, 2017 Saturday, 3:00pm


Visit to The Historic Barns of Nipmooose, Buskirk, New York

With a lecture presentation by Bennington Museum’s curator Jamie Franklin, Grandma Moses.

The funds for the presentation at the Historic Barns of Nipmoose was Awarded to the Not for Profit, Civic and CulturaL Restoration Corpaoration through a grant sponsored by New York State Council of the Arts de-centralization grant.


December 6th, 2016  4:30pm

Visit to Union College and tour an architectural treasure The Nott  Memorial Building, one of the few 16 sided stone masonry buildings in the USA. Interim President, Dean of Faculty and Professor Emeritus, Jim Underwood will personally host a private tour.


Following the tour we dined nearby in  Schenectady’s Historic  Stockade District at Chez Nous. 707 Union Street, Schenectady, New York at 6:00pm


October 25, 2016  Special Reception was held at CALDWELL GALLERY HUDSON, 355 Warren Street, Hudson, New York, hosted by Jay Caldwell.


Private viewing of exhibition presented by Jay Caldwell, Caldwell Gallery showing Easton Pribble paintings and the gallery’s collection, followed by a discussion of Artist’s estates—The important  role of  a reputable gallery retaining the reputation building a market preserving the legacy.

A lively discussion of value versus price, the artist’s reputation,  development of a market, transparency, and the selection of the works represented, was followed by a dinner at the Helsinski House in Hudson. Jay Caldwell was the Chapter’s guest.


August 30, 2016

  •  Sculpture Talk On Monument to General Sheridan
  •  Swearing In of Officers  on the steps of the Capital.

100Th  Anniversary of John Quincy Adam’s Wards’s sculpture installation of General Sheridan.   J.Q.A.Ward died before the completion of the sculpture. Daniel Chester French a close friend and admirer of Ward completed the sculpture without charge in 1916.

Following the talk the attendees walked across State Street to enjoy a meal at Jack’s famous Oyster House.

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