- Website: http://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/
- Address: 200 Hurd Rd Bethel, NY 12720
- Country: United States
- Listed: August 4, 2013 1:33 am
The not-for-profit Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY, is not-for-profit cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity and innovation through the arts. Located just 90 minutes from New York City on 800 acres of manicured grounds, the center offers multiple stages featuring a diverse selection of popular artists and culturally-rich performances, an award-winning museum, and educational and community programs that provide meaningful experience in arts, history and civic engagement.
The Museum at Bethel Woods is dedicated to the study and exhibition of the social, political and cultural events of the 1960s, including the Woodstock festival, the legacies of the times and the preservation of the 1969 Woodstock festival site. The Museum is a leading authority on the history of the 1960s and its transformative impact on the world. More than a nostalgic celebration of a colorful decade, the award-winning museum provides a focus for deeper issues and lessons of the decade. Features include a permanent exhibit space, Special Exhibit Gallery, Corridor Exhibit Gallery, Museum Theater, an intimate 440-seat Event Gallery, Woodstock Monument, retail store and Muse Cafe.