Ana Egge with guest Mike Ferrio

Friday • February 19 • 8:00 PM

Admission: $18 • KAC Members: $15

Ana Egge




North Dakota born and brooklyn based folk songwriter Ana Egge offers her story to the American roots music tradition, an outsider and a wildflower touring with her new album: Bright Shadow.

Opening for Ana Egge is Clinton, NY native Mike Ferrio

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Blended Threads

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Blended Threads
2/17 – 3/30
Opening Reception: 3/6  4pm – 6pm

A national survey of fiber based artists featuring:
Jane Bartlett
Betty Busby
Anne M. Fischer
Valerie Goodwin
Susan Martin Maffei
Nelda Warkentin

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2017 KAC Call for Art

The Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY seeks submissions for our 2017 – 2018 exhibition season. All visual media accepted.

The gallery is the main room of a former Methodist church with an over 50 year track record of exhibiting the work of regional and national contemporary artists. There is uninterrupted wall space along two 47 foot walls with 16 foot ceilings. Adjustable track lighting runs parallel to each wall.

KAC is responsible for:
Publicity: announcement cards (mailed to our member list and distributed locally), web site and social media outlets (facebook, instagram and e-newsletter).
Opening reception with refreshments provided (Usually a Sunday 4pm – 6pm)
All artwork is insured while on premises
KAC receives a 30% commission on all sold artwork

 TO APPLY: DEADLINE IS Friday, April 1 2016

Please submit via e-mail to

with “KAC EXHIBITIONS” in the subject line:

  • 10 jpeg images clearly labeled with artist name and title of work
  • A corresponding slide list that includes: the artists name, title of work, date of work, medium and dimensions
  • A one page artist statement
  • CV

Weblink to online portfolio including the above information is acceptable. 

 Selection is based on quality of work presented for review.
 The KAC Exhibition Committee is comprised of working artists, art and museum professionals and KAC Staff who select and schedule exhibitions.
The committee convenes for the selection process once per year.

The KAC Gallery is open to the public M-F 9:30am – 4:30pm and by appointment. 

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Gibson Brothers at KAC

Friday • January 29 • 7:30 PM



“The Gibson Brothers are now bluegrass superstars who have won numerous International Bluegrass Music Awards, including entertainer of the year, song of the year and album of the year.”                                                                                                                                                                                            Annie Stoltie, New York Times

Check out the Gibson Brothers website




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Exhibition: January 8 – February 10
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 10 4pm – 6pm







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Help Support the KAC with an Annual Gift

Help keep the Kirkland Art Center a place where art lives. Your generous tax deductible contribution helps to support our mission:

The Mission of the Kirkland Art Center is to educate children and adults, to advocate for artists and the arts and to engage the community in a range of cultural experiences and opportunities. 

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Fun Facts about the KAC:

  • 55 Years of continuous service
  • 37 Years of live music performances
  • 36 Years of the annual race
  • Between 50 – 100 people use the art center everyday.
  • The KAC building is over 11,000 square feet
  • The KAC exhibits 9 annual exhibitions
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New Music Classes at KAC





Learn guitar  this winter at KAC. Individual and Ensemble classes available with professional musician Adam Dudding.

1:1 lessons
Starting: January 18th
Mondays 3:30pm – 8:00pm
$25 / half-hour lesson ($45 / hour)

Please call the KAC to schedule a half hour or one hour lesson between 3:30pm – 8:00pm. 

Ensemble – Roots Acoustic
(bring your guitar, mandolin, bass, banjo, dobro and more)

Wednesdays – Starting in January

Youth after school (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Adult evening (5:30pm – 6:30pm)

Four-week workshops
$75 per session members / $85 non members

Session 1: January 6, 13, 20, 27

Session 2: February 3, 10, 17, 24


Adam Dudding is a professional musician and guitar instructor with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and over 20 years of experience.  Whether teaching one-on-one or helping individuals excel together in an ensemble setting, Adam incorporates his vast knowledge of music and the art of performance with years of experience in the studio and on the stage.  Beginners through advanced practitioners will discover Adam’s strength as a patient, passionate and encouraging guide along their musical journey.      

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Floodwood – Return of the Roadhouse



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KAC Presents the Nutcracker

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