The Orchestra Now Free Concert

The Orchestra Now Free Concert

Thursday, September 19 | 7PM

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Bard College’s The Orchestra Now performs two masterworks in the unparalleled acoustics of Basilica Hudson, including Benjamin Britten‘s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. Please join us for this very special, up-close encounter with a full symphony orchestra.…

FREE Screening: RIGGED

FREE Screening: RIGGED

The Voter Suppression Playbook

Thursday, October 3 | 7PM

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Presented by Indivisible Columbia NY

The 2018 mid-terms were the best of times and – yes – the worst of times when it came to voter suppression and reclaiming our democracy.…

Arctic Drone: Iceland

Arctic Drone: Iceland

October 19 and 20, 2019

24 HR DRONE \\\/// 6 HR YOGA

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Our DRONE dreams continue their international journey this October, heading to Iceland for a seamless 24-hour sound and yoga event curated by Melissa Auf Der Maur, Nathan Larson and Bardi Johannsson.…


THANK YOU to the independent spirits and creative minds who joined us for a beautiful, bountiful weekend at Basilica Farm Flea Spring Market. And to our neighbors at Processional Arts and Hudson Area Library for the incredible Parade!

THANK YOU to every one of the 93 vendors that joined us, and deep thanks to our supporters and community sponsors for Basilica Farm & Flea Spring Market 2019: Green Mountain Energy, CYCLEffect, SunCommonColumbia County Tourism and Drop Forge & Tool. …

Melissa Auf der Maur’s love letter to Moor Mother

I first saw Camae Ayewa perform as Moor Mother when Brandon Stosuy invited her to play our 2017 festival Basilica SoundScape. Watching her set, I was shocked and activated. I turned to my friend and tried to explain my mind’s attempt to make sense of what I was watching:

“Moor Mother is like Courtney Love merged with H.R.



From quadrophonic, doppler effect surround sound, to endurance tape loops and devotional dawn incantations, our fifth annual 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC was everything we could have hoped for. Uplifting, buoyant and transformative, it was a homage to sound, a homage to the humanity of sharing space, and a homage to openness, willingness, generosity and stamina.…

2019 Season Announce

We are excited to announce the first key dates and details for our 2019 season, celebrating our ninth season of programming with a genre-spanning array of film, music, art, literature and live performance throughout 2019.…

Basilica Back Gallery Artist In Residence Series 2019

June – November 2019

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Basilica Hudson is proud to continue its Hudson As Muse Basilica Back Gallery Artist In Residence Series through 2019. The series invites artists to explore the location itself as muse and to create work with the eclectic present and past of this river city as central inspiration.…