Middle Main

A neighborhood just a little off center

PUF Studios

Building on the vibrancy of the existing local arts and maker community, the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center uses the 2nd floor of the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory to offer flexible studio spaces for artists and artisans of all backgrounds on a monthly basis. Studio floor will also include display spaces, a print making studio, T-shirt printing services, and art classes for the public! 

Open Studio

Open Studio is time set aside for experienced printmakers to use the studio equipment with minimal assistance, and for people enrolled in a PUF Printmaking class.

Costs and Details: 

  • $10/hour or $100/month
  • $180/month for users of both Art Centro and PUF Studios
  • Monthly subscribers to Open Studio will be provided a shelf to store paper and a box on a shelf to keep some materials in

The space features: 

  • 22" bed Martech etching press
  • a darkroom for emulsion coating
  • a 48" x 60" UV vacuum light table
  • a screen washout booth
  • 2 Kelsey Excelsior Letter-presses
  • non-toxic printmaking processes

Click to check out the art classes that are offered! 


​PUF Open Studio Hours:

Sunday: 1 pm- 5 pm 
Monday: 1 pm - 9 pm 
Tuesday: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Friday: 1pm - 5 pm
Saturday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Contact and visit us! 

For questions about PUF Studio happenings,

contact Anita Fina Kiewra at pufstudio.heritagecenter@gmail.com 

For questions about renting a space in the PUF Studio,

contact Roy Budnik at info.heritagecenter@gmail.com


8 North Cherry Street, 2nd floor

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