Opus 40, Saugerties, NY

Opus 40

About Opus 40

Created by pioneering artist and professor Harvey Fite and founded as a nonprofit by his wife in 1978, Opus 40 is a world-famous sculpture park and museum with 55 acres of meadows, forested paths and bluestone quarries — centering on 6.5 acres of remarkable earthwork sculpture — in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Saugerties, NY.
2019 Community Day at Opus 40


356 George Sickle Road, Saugerties, NY 12477
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Learn dry stone walling at Opus 40, Saugerties, NY

Opus 40 is the creation of renowned artist, stone mason and Bard College professor Harvey Fite. In 2021, a stone mason team of Stone Trust professional members began the conservation planning and restoration work for Fite’s 6.5 acres of remarkable earthwork sculpture. You can read about the first phase at the Opus 40 Sculptural Rock Steady  Blog.

In addition to the restoration project, the Stone Trust and Opus 40 are collaborating to offer Stone Trust workshops. Come to a two-day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling on September 24 and 25. Learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling and be inspired by Harvey Fite’s life work. For more information and to register, click here.