More expected on Manhattan's Lower East Side than in tranquil Wassaic, the Wassaic Project Summer Festival runs August 13th - August 16th and showcases the work of 75 artists, in addition to offering film screenings and musical performances.
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A chance to see some great art and music acts, the festival takes place in a truly unusual venue. A former grain and feed elevator has been restored and transformed into an art gallery, and a nearby barn, the former home of a livestock auction, serves as the venue for film screenings. The project is the work of a group of New York artists who dreamed of turning these long-ignored barn buildings into a sprawling exhibition site for contemporary art.
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