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The McKernon Gallery Voted Best Gift Store

June 3rd, 2018

The McKernon Gallery Voted Best Gift Store

The McKernon Gallery was voted the WINNER of the BEST GIFT STORE category in the Post Star Best of the Region ‘18.

Glens Falls Regions Best Announced

April 8th, 2018

Glens Falls Regions Best Announced

The McKernon Gallery was named #1 “Best Shop” in the 2018 Glens Falls Best of Region competition conducted by glensfalls.com.

Picture This

March 8th, 2018

Picture This

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Saturday, January 9, 2016

“It was a drizzly, foggy evening when I walked into the Hudson River Music Hall. Not surprisingly, it was a drizzly, foggy evening when I left some thirty minutes later. The same and yet different.

     Nothing had really changed yet everything looked different. In truth, what had changed was the way I saw things. I had spent the last half hour enjoying Kendall McKernon's evocative photographs of Hudson Falls and the surrounding countryside. Now, as I drove out Maple Street and back onto Main, I saw the park, churches and downtown buildings with fresh eyes. On this dark, wet night I saw the beauty that I'd been blind to before.

     I drive thru Hudson Falls often, and too often I'm in a hurry. It might be something I need at Walkers in Fort Ann or maybe I've snuck away for a quick hike up Sleeping Beauty. Preoccupied, things go by in a blur, unnoticed. Fortunately, Kendall McKernon...

Photographer Documents Resurgence Of Hudson Falls

March 7th, 2018

Photographer Documents Resurgence Of Hudson Falls


Jan 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM
BILL TOSCANO
btoscano@poststar.com

HUDSON FALLS — Kendall McKernon has become the chronicler of the renaissance of the village he grew up in by accident and because of an iPhone.

“I took photography in college, and I took pictures of my work,” said McKernon, who worked as an interior designer for more than four decades. “But when I got the iPhone, I started taking pictures of Hudson Falls and posting them on social media. People started reacting to the photos and the quality of the photos.”

Since then, McKernon has become the eyes of the village’s resurgence through Hudson Falls Phoenix Rising, a local group focused on renovating old buildings and improving the atmosphere of the village’s downtown.

“His camera has a direct line to his heart, which has been pumping a much-needed lifeblood into a community gasping for new life,” said William Nikas, a lawyer who also works with Phoenix Rising....