LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR: 2020 CALLS FOR CHANGE

Dear Invaluable Friend of Basilica Hudson – 

Hello from my isolation to yours. I hope this finds you and yours first and foremost, healthy and feeling safe. 

I have been thinking so much about the fate and changes to our big and beautiful factory, and the people who make it what it is: YOU.…

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24-HOUR DRONE AT HOME 2020 RECAP

Saturday, April 25 – Sunday, April 26 2020

“An ocean will never separate us it will always connect us. Music is free and travels without being hindered by borders, differences or distances.” – NEVER TEMPLE (Toronto, CA + Amsterdam, NL)

 

This past weekend’s 24-HOUR DRONE was our very first foray into online music + sound events during these strange times.…

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Revised Programming for Spring 2020

Announcing the digital programs, green initiatives and public art at the heart of our revised Ten Year Anniversary spring season of programming

Having postponed our planned 2020 spring season of programming due to Covid-19, we are proud to announce a revised plan centered on continuing to support art and artists through digital programming, the creation of new work, climate action films, and the presentation of a new piece of public art.…

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A Message From Basilica Hudson About COVID-19

As you will imagine, we at Basilica have been closely monitoring developments and updates around the spread of COVID-19. As a space for bringing people together, the safety and wellbeing of both our local and global communities are always at the forefront of our decision-making.…

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2019 in Community + Green

Season 9: Year in Review

From The Hudson River School Painters to the green pioneers of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the Hudson Valley has long been an important beacon of cultural and modern day environmental movements. The legacy of our region drives and inspires Basilica, and serving and responding to the place that we live has been at the heart of our mission since we launched our reclaimed industrial art factory back in 2010.…

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2019 in Music

Season 9: Year in Review

Our ninth season saw music return to every corner of our reclaimed art factory on the river, with new friendships and partnerships welcoming all genres of musical innovation to the stage. Our Back Gallery residents experimented with live music, our walls rang with contemporary classical, 24-HOUR DRONE continued its international journey, and our annual festivals – Basilica SoundScape and 24-HOUR DRONE – both honored and celebrated sound in all its forms.…

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

From documentary to drag, and from painting to performance art, our supporters and partners helped us keep the doors open, the films rolling and the music playing for our ninth season of programming. With 2019 drawing to a close, we’re taking a look back over the independent voices that rang through our reclaimed industrial solar factory walls this season.…

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A letter from Director Melissa Auf der Maur

With 2020 around the corner, it is time for transformation,
Starting with me meditating inside Montreal video art…

Hudson Greetings!

In 2020 Basilica Hudson turns 10.

Thank you for staying in tune with our solar-powered reclaimed industrial factory dream. Since our launch in 2010, so much has changed, both locally and globally.…

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Look for more events in the future!