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3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420-3715
+1 315-369-6411
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A "must see" for art lovers!

The View is a true treasure for the ADK region. There are several galleries with rotating... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
oneida NY
an art center in the Adirondacks for the whole family

I have visited View for "From Opera to Broadway", the National Exhibition of American Watercolor... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Syracuse, New York
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View is a multi-arts center, dedicated to offering national exhibitions, performances, and workshops for all ages year round. It is located just one mile north of the village of Old Forge on Route 28.
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3273 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420-3715
+1 315-369-6411

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The View is a true treasure for the ADK region. There are several galleries with rotating exhibitions, and many other events throughout the year. We went for the first time on 4/24/17. A beautiful sunny spring day! My husband was dropping off a painting for...More

Thank optix10
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have visited View for "From Opera to Broadway", the National Exhibition of American Watercolor", a watercolor class, paint on pottery.....how fortunate we are to have such a stunning facility for the whole family....visitors and area residents.

Thank donnaandgeorge2016
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Cultural resource in the southern Adirondacks. The gallery offers a huge variety of artistic styles -- much more than Adirondack stick style here. Beautifully curated and displayed collections.More

Thank RonL40
AdkView, Manager at View, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

Thank you so much for reviewing View! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We have 6 exhibitions on display now, so there is great variety in subject, and medium. View surprises people who come for the first time, as we celebrate the work of living...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

I would be oh, so much more interested and impressed if they spent more time showcasing local artists and Adirondack crafts and heritage. I have been here on different occasions, so will give them some credit for the annual watercolour and the annual quilt shows......More

Thank adknative2016
AdkView, Manager at View, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016

View's mission is to enrich, educate and inspire residents and visitors to the Adirondacks. It is not a museum, but rather a series of beautiful galleries that feature the work of living artists. At any one time, there are as many as 6 exhibits on...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016

View Arts is such a beautiful venue for all your creative needs! Home of the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors.

Thank David P
Reviewed 18 February 2016

What an experience not only visible. This is arts with a capitol A, programs for every interest and workshops for any age. If you every want to try it, see it, experience it, just wait it will be a View.

Thank debi32016
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I come up to the View every Fall to see the National Watercolor Show. Every year it's terrific. The range of talented artists that have won awards and the ones that did not are amazing.

Thank suzannesteam
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Since the move into their larger facility, this art museum has upped their game considerably. Most enjoyable way to spend an hour or 2, especially on a rainy day.

Thank Been-there712
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We stopped at the View for the National Exhibition of American Watercolors and really enjoyed the exhibit. We also enjoyed the 606 Birdhouse exhibit - very imaginative and fun! The arts center has different exhibits throughout the year and is worth a visit no matter...More

2  Thank MaureenT7224
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The View seems to have the pulse of the area with some very fine local artists, photographers, crafts persons work on display. It seemed to be more of a community family place than a museum but it certainly adds a charm to the town of...More

Thank Lara M
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