This 500-acre outdoor museum is open until its closure for the season December 13. Plus virtual lectures, panel discussions, and other special 60th-Anniversary programs can be viewed on the Storm King's website.
Located in the town of Cornwall, New York, in the Hudson Valley just over an hour north of New York City, Stom King Art Center offers large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under an open sky. Despite the global pandemic, Storm King still celebrated its 60th anniversary, opening its 2020 season in July and continuing exhibitions and programming through its last day of the season December 13. Art enthusiasts who missed the virtual October anniversary events can log on and view video recaps via Storm King’s website. Presentations include Maya Lin & Edwina von Gal from October 1, Heather Hart & Hank Willis Thomas from October 6, Maren Hassinger & Virginia Overton from October 14, and Andy Goldsworthy from October 15.
Also online-only (on the Storm King website), Site Ecology: Land, Leadership, Art is a special 60th-anniversary exhibition exploring the history of the art center's landscape and its longstanding stewardship of the environment.
Exhibitions Still Physically on View
Martha Tuttle: This young New Mexico artist’s eight-acre installation on the south fields is a series of marble and glass stones that have been placed in stacks on boulders not dissimilar to the cairns we see on hiking trails.
Mark di Suvero: This is the first US exhibition of internationally renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero’s E=MC2 (1996-97), which at nearly 93 feet is the tallest sculpture by the artist to date. The exhibition continues an unparalleled five-decade-long dialogue between di Suvero and Storm King, in which 50 of his works have been exhibited. (On view until summer 2022.)
Louise Bourgeois: The exhibition Eyes plays with a recurring motif in the French-American artist’s work. The large-scale multi-eyes is sited on the hillside by Storm King’s North Woods, where it looks out upon the meadows below. (On view until summer 2021)
Free Smartphone Audio Guide
There is a free visitor’s audio guide which can be accessed by texting STORM to 56512 from any smartphone. Simply click the artwork title to learn more about any works you see at Storm KingR
In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
The art center is currently operating as an outdoor-only experience in a limited capacity. Timed-entry tickets need to be reserved in advance and can be purchased through December 7th. Visitors are asked to wear masks when unable to maintain six feet of physical distance from other groups – though this is rarely a problem on these vast grounds, which provide ample room for exploring.
Storm King’s café is available for preorders with contactless onsite pick up. Orders need to be placed at least one hour in advance at this link.
As a special thanks to frontline healthcare workers,Storm King is offering complimentary admission in 2020 to doctors, nurses, hospital staff, EMTs, and paramedics. For more information if this applies to you visit StormKing.org
More About Storm King Art Center
Founded in 1960 by Ralph E. Ogden and H. Peter Stern, the center is named after Storm King Mountain, which overlooks the Hudson River (on a clear day is visible from Museum Hill to the east). Since its inception, Storm King has been dedicated to stewarding the hills, meadows, and forests of its site and surrounding landscape. Building on the visionary thinking of its founders, Storm King supports artists and some of their most ambitious works. Changing exhibitions, programming, and seasons offer discoveries with every visit.