Upcoming Events And Activities
Saturday, March 25, 8:00pmFounding member of the Blues Project and Blood, Sweat & Tears, in “A Night of Story and Song.” Learn more.
Spring Break Art Camp
Wild & Wacky
Tuesday-Friday, April 11-14Four fun days of character creating and story building to set your imagination ON FIRE! For ages 8-12. Learn more.
Kids Need Music Benefit Concert
Saturday, April 15, 3:00pmStrings for Spring featuring violinist Joana Genova and pianist Gili Melamed-Lev playing music by Piazzolla, Beethoven, Scott Joplin, Arvo Pärt, Amy Beach and others. Learn more.
Rachelle Garniez and
Erik Della Penna
Saturday, April 22, 8:00pm"Sidewalks of New York: An Evening of Original and Vintage Songs About NYC.” Learn more.
Young Writers' Contest 2023
Deadline for Entries: May 1Open to high school students in Columbia & Berkshire Counties. Cash prizes! Learn more.
Saturday, June 10, 8:00pmGrammy-Nominated blues artist with his unique blend of roots, blues, folk, rock, rap, spoken word, and world music. Learn more.
Emily Duff Band
Saturday, July 8, 8:00pmSweet & Sour Rock and Roll with a Great Big Hit of Country Soul. Learn more.
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COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
To protect yourself and fellow attendees, please take note of the safety protocols for any event you are attending by visiting the event listing on this website.
The Academy has installed multiple Blueair HealthProtect 7470 air purifiers, and we have limited seating in our auditorium. We closely monitor the situation in Columbia County, as well as recommendations from health authorities, and will adjust our protocols as necessary.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Watch and Listen to PAST Programming
Dexter Palmer & Rishi Reddi
Discuss their works of historical fiction with Daphne Kalotay. Watch the video on our YouTube channel.
Discusses his book Nicky and Vera- A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued, with Carl Atkins. Watch the video.
Learn how to make Almas Pite, a delicious Hungarian apple pie. In conversation with Madaline Sparks. Watch the interview.
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