Designer Showcase Home Tours in Historic Hudson, NY
Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26
Join us for the 2nd Annual Design Hudson—celebrating the architecture of Hudson, the region’s design talent and the breadth of resources in Hudson’s expanding shopping district.
The theme for this year’s festival is the New Hudson River School. Participating designers will express their contemporary interpretations of the palette, landscape and outlook of Hudson Valley painters Thomas Cole and Frederic Church.
Friday night’s opening party is a rare opportunity to visit the Bronson House, where the historical architecture will be juxtaposed with contemporary furniture, art and home decor created by Hudson businesses and artisans.
On Saturday and Sunday, go at your own pace on our self-guided tour of the Bronson House and other architecturally significant Hudson homes, each with a room that showcases the work of a local designer. This intimate look inside Hudson’s historic homes will be a unique experience for design enthusiasts and professionals alike.
On Saturday afternoon, Hudson Hall will host a panel discussion around the theme of the New Hudson River School and the influences of color, landscape and time. The panel will include representatives from Olana State Historic Site of Frederic Church’s home, Thomas Cole National Historic Site and artists from the Hudson Hall’s concurrent exhibition Hudson Athens Lights.
And on Saturday night businesses along Warren Street and beyond will be hosting special events in their spaces to highlight their unique collections of furniture, art, fashion, scents and more.
Stay tuned for a few other additions to the weekend.
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Events & Ticketing
Memorial Day Weekend
Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26
Cocktail Party at the Bronson HouseFriday, May 24
Designer Showcase Home Tours & Bronson HouseSaturday, May 25 Sunday, May 26
$25 / $20 in advance
Panel Discussion at Hudson Hall Saturday, May 25
Saturday Evening Shopping and FestivitiesSaturday, May 25
Combination Pass to Tours & Cocktail Party$65 in advance
Plan your designer showcase tour
Enjoy your self-guided home tour with rooms re-imagined by these designers. Below are highlights for each designer and the properties starting at the waterfront and continuing up Warren Street.
Pick-up your home tour pass at the Design Hudson Headquarters, 442 Warren Street.
1. Amy Row
Amy splits her time running her design studio Say Collie with her husband in Rhinecliff and as an agency designer with Homepolish in Manhattan. Her style is informed by her California roots and her time spent in the Fashion world in New York City. She is textured and sculptural and drenched in light. Her design philosophy is to fill space with intention and integrity.
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2. Sherry Jo Williams
Sherry Jo Williams, an established design innovator, brings exceptional taste and years of experience to every venture, whether large or small. Recognized as a leader in creating and curating environments, objects and events, she navigates design with a distinctive, personal style and exceptional communication skills.
SJW’s professional achievements include co-founder/director of Clodagh Ross & Williams, a seminal NYC gallery featuring artisanal furniture, lighting and art jewelry. After a number of years in creative positions with major retail clients, SJW returned to her passion for handmade, founding Culture+Commerce Project in Hudson NY.