The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is now open to all visitors six days per week from 11am to 5pm (except on Mondays). For more information about access to the Vassar campus please consult VassarTogether.

Florine Stettheimer, Natatorium Undine, 1927


Join Us!

Described by the press as “Vassar’s Gift to the Valley,” The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center opened to the public in 1993, giving Hudson Valley art lovers free access to the college’s collection of works spanning the history of art from antiquity to the present. One of the nation’s finest teaching museums,The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is an important resource not only for the Poughkeepsie community, but for thousands of visitors each year who travel to the Hudson Valley, drawn by its growing reputation as an arts destination. We invite you to join the Art Center and to become an active supporter of the vibrant cultural life of our community.

membership As a member, you will receive invitations to exhibition openings, lectures, tours of artists’ studios, private collections, and special events. You will also receive the Art Center’s newsletter, Art at Vassar, a publication designed to keep you up to-date on current and upcoming exhibitions and recent acquisitions, with articles from the director, faculty, and staff that will greatly enhance your appreciation of The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center; and other benefits listed under “Membership Categories and Benefits.”

Your membership is vitally important in advancing arts education and outreach programs for the community, the development of exhibitions, and the acquisition of works for the collection. Join us by renewing, or becoming a member, today!

Membership Categories and Benefits

$10 Current Vassar Student
  • Invitations to exhibition openings
  • Bi-annual newsletter Art at Vassar
  • 10% discount on all Art Center purchases
$25 Junior (graduate within the past five years)
All of the above, plus:
  • Advance announcements to lectures and gallery talks
  • Invitations to local and regional art-related events
$50 Individual
All of the above, plus:
  • Special behind-the-scenes tours of artists’ studios and private collections
  • Invitations to special educational family programs
$100 Contributing
(Memberships at the $100 level or above allow you to enroll a spouse/partner at the same address)
All of the above, plus:
  • Complimentary Art Center gift
$250 Sustaining
All of the above, plus:
$500 Donor
All of the above, plus:
  • Select exhibition catalogues published throughout the year
$1,000 Patron
All of the above, plus:
  • Docent tour of the current exhibition for a group of 10 family members, friends or colleagues (scheduled by request)
$2,500 Benefactor
All of the above, plus:
  • Curatorial tour of the current exhibition for a group of 10 family members, friends or colleagues (scheduled by request)
$5,000 Director’s Circle
All of the above, plus:
  • Director’s Tour, a specially arranged discussion on works in the permanent collection (scheduled by request)

Public Hours

Tuesday 11am–5pm
Wednesday 11am–5pm
Thursday 11am–5pm
Friday 11am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 11am–5pm


Please note that all visitors are asked to wear masks in the galleries.


Admission is free and open to all. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.


Parking is on Raymond Avenue only. Please enter via the Pavilion immediately inside the Archway entrance to the campus.

Students & Faculty

Consult the Teaching & Learning section of the VassarTogether page for information about visiting the Loeb during the week.

Please note that weekend hours are restricted to the general public only.


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

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Main office

(845) 437-5237
(845) 437-5955 (Fax)

Information Line

(845) 437-5632