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l-r: Karl Schmitz, Lauren Clark, Sarah Wilson, Nikki Hung, Joanna Frang, Ian Wickstead. Photo courtesy Lori Adams, 

l-r: Karl Schmitz, Lauren Clark, Sarah Wilson, Nikki Hung, Joanna Frang, Ian Wickstead. Photo courtesy Lori Adams, 

WE ACHIEVE OUR MISSION to foster and perpetuate an appreciation of the visual arts in the Mid-Hudson Valley through exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and demonstrations

OUR EXHIBITIONS bring  new, exceptional-quality artworks from across the United States to Poughkeepsie and  the Hudson Valley.   

OUR PROGRAMS offer high-caliber, low/no-cost art activities that nurture the creative vitality of the community year round.

OUR MEMBERS enjoy special opportunities for exhibiting their works, discounts on programs, and other special benefits. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Karl Schmitz, President

Sarah Wilson, Vice President

Nikki Hung, Secretary

Ian Wickstead, Treasurer

Lauren Clark

Rudy Vavra

STAFF  

Joanna Frang, Executive Director [about]

Marisa Moeller, Event Coordinator  events@barretartcenter.org

Katie Dolan, Bookkeeper

The Barrett Family in Poughkeepsie

A collection of slides introducing the history of the Barretts in Poughkeepsie. 

Courtesy Holly Wahlberg. 

 
 
 

We are active in the local college community, hosting interns, volunteers, and in the case of this short film, serving as the subject for senior project for film studies majors from Marist College here in the City of Poughkeepsie.  We welcome student involvement at the DCAA, and are pleased to arrange for credit for internships.