If you are hoping to purchase some local artisan crafts this holiday season you are in luck. Arts Mid-Hudson has their Shop Local Dutchess Handmade event underway. It is an opportunity for you to purchase locally made glass and jewelry. There is also greeting cards, textiles, ceramics, wood products and more. If you are looking for prints or paintings you will find them too. This Holiday season you can even decorate your home with local artisan made items.

Supporting local artists and finishing up some holiday shopping are perfect reason to make sure you put this on the calendar. Now through December 19th you can shop from over 60 local artists and artisans. There are late night shopping hours. You can call Arts Mid-Hudson at 845-454-3222 for exact times and dates. Hopefully you can grab a friend or two and shop local at Arts Mid-Hudson located at 696 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie.

If you are not crafty but enjoy handmade items Shop Local with Arts Mid-Hudson is going to help you put that handmade original touch on your holiday celebrations. Plus people enjoy receiving a gift that has a person touch. Nothing does that better than an original piece of artisan craft or art by a local artist.

Arts Mid-Hudson is a local organization that supports area artists. They have programs, events and their mission is to provide vision and leadership that supports a thriving and diverse art community in the Mid-Hudson Valley.