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1998

The Catskill Mountain Foundation is incorporated

The Catskill Mountain Foundation is incorporated

First performances and public announcement of the Foundationís plans

First performances and public announcement of the Foundationís plans

Purchase of the Hunter Movie Theater

Purchase of the Hunter Movie Theater

1999

The Foundation opens a bookstore/gallery

The Foundation opens a bookstore/gallery

First performances and public announcement of the Foundationís plans

First performances and public announcement of the Foundationís plans

2000

The Foundation acquires The Guide magazine, changes its name to Catskill Mountain Region Guide, and publishes its first issue under the new name

The Foundation acquires The Guide magazine, changes its name to Catskill Mountain Region Guide, and publishes its first issue under the new name

Partnership with Shumei begins and the Foundation opens its Natural Agriculture farm

Partnership with Shumei begins and the Foundation opens its Natural Agriculture farm

2002

Sugar Maples Campus is donated to the Foundation

Sugar Maples Campus is donated to the Foundation

The Foundation purchases the Orpheum and announces plans to build a professional performing arts center in Tannersville

The Foundation purchases the Orpheum and announces plans to build a professional performing arts center in Tannersville

2003

Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts opens with its first studio arts courses

Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts opens with its first studio arts courses

2007

Renovations of the Hunter Theater are completed and the building is renamed the Doctorow Center for the Arts

Renovations of the Hunter Theater are completed and the building is renamed the Doctorow Center for the Arts

2008

First summer program with the National Dance Institute

First summer program with the National Dance Institute

2011

The Orpheum hosts its first performance

The Orpheum hosts its first performance

The Piano Performance Museum opens

The Piano Performance Museum opens

2013

CMF partners with local schools to offer arts education programming for their students

CMF partners with local schools to offer arts education programming for their students

First summer program with Manhattan in the Mountains

First summer program with Manhattan in the Mountains

2016

Twyla Tharp has her first residency with the Foundation

Twyla Tharp has her first residency with the Foundation

2018

The Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary!

The Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary!