Art Omi

formerly Omi International Arts Center


A non-profit international arts organization located in Columbia County in Ghent, New York. The organization provides residencies for writers, artists, architects, musicians, dancers and choreographers.Art Omi is located in Columbia County in Ghent, New York. It is home to the Sculpture & Architecture Park (previously the Fields Sculpture Park), which is open to the public throughout the year, features over 70 permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Sculpture & Architecture Park occupies approximately 120 acres of Art Omi's campus. The main compound is made up of three separate buildings with 18 guest rooms, three conference rooms, a library and communal spaces. Ledig House (named for the late German publisher H.M. Ledig-Rowohlt), a converted 1830 farmhouse, serves as Art Omi's home and central meeting place. The principal work space consists of a two-story converted barn and several satellite sheds. The Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center & Gallery opened to the public in 2008. Omi's facilities are available for rental for corporate retreats from December through March, when residency programs are not in session.

Founded, 1992