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08/03/2016 10:59 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Artsy Day Trips Outside NYC

1. Jack Shainman's The School

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Photo courtesy Jack Shainman

Address: 25 Broad Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106
Hours: Saturdays from 11am - 5pm, and by appointment.

120 miles north of Manhattan, The School (which was opened in 2014 by dealer Jack Shainman) is celebrating it's second anniversary with A Change of Place: Four Solo Exhibitions. Pierre Dorion, Hayv Kahraman, Richard Mosse, and Garnett Puett come together to present themes of transformation, environment, and remembrance through painting, photography and sculpture.

2. Galerie Gris

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Shabba Ranks 'Xtra Naked' I, 2015, audio cassette tape transfer and acrylic on paper, 14.5 x 11 in

Address: 621 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
Hours: Thursday - Monday, 11am - 5pm

Opening this weekend in the Hudson Valley is Ryan Russo's solo exhibition Sound and Vision at Galerie Gris. Using the black magnetic strip of VHS and audio cassette tapes, Russo repurposes obsolete technology and gives it new life.

3. Storm King Art Center

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Photo courtesy Storm King Art Center

Address: 1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
Hours: Until August 31: Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5:30pm; September 1 - October 31: Monday, Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5:30pm (closed Tuesday)

Just an hour away from NYC, Storm King Art Center stretches across 500-acres with large-scale sculptures by the likes of Isamu Noguchi, Richard Serra, Ursula von Rydingsvard and Mark di Suvero. Rent a bike or check out Storm King's website for weekend events including yoga and film screenings.

4. LongHouse Reserve

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Photo courtesy Saranicole Duaban

Address: 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937
Hours: June 29 - September 3: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 - 5pm

Located in East Hampton, LongHouse Reserve is a 16-acre reserve and sculpture garden that reflects world cultures and creative life. Founded by textile designer, author, and collector Jack Lenor Larsen, the property features work by Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono and William de Kooning.

5. Nassau County Museum of Art

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Photo courtesy Nassau County Museum of Art

Address: One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am - 4:45pm

A short drive or train ride from NYC, the museum, located in a historic Gold Coast mansion, is presenting Feast for the Eyes, a two-floor exhibition focused on food and dining in art. Featuring work by Henri Matisse, Claes Oldenberg, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol, this unique exhibition is not to miss.

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