April 22-May 7, 2017 Second Annual Members’ Art Show

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 22, 4:00-6:00pm
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm

Back by popular demand, this new show will feature works in all mediums by more than 40 Academy member artists. Based on the rousing success of our 1st Annual Members’ Show in the Gallery in December, we are pleased to present our Second Annual Members’ Art Show. This popular show will feature artwork by 40 plus Academy members, all mediums will be represented. We hope that you will visit the Gallery to see current works from our talented community. Read more.

Sunday, April 30 Bend the Knotted Oak Chamber Music Concert 4 Musicians, 7 Hands 2:00pm. Tickets available at the door: $20.00, Under 18 is free.

In its latest example of unique programming, BKO Chamber Music will present solo piano music for left hand alone, string trios, and a quartet that combines it all. BKO regulars Mitsuko Suzuki, violin; Ron Carbone, viola; Robert Reed, cello; and artistic director/pianist Uel Wade will perform.

Piano music for the left hand alone was created over the last 150 years. It arose from a variety of perspectives: technical development, injury, compositional challenge, and virtuoso display.
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May 20-June 18, 2017 ART from FARM to TABLE An invitational multimedia exhibit

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 20 from 4:00-6:00pm
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm

An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) end up on a table.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 Music of Nat King Cole Teresa Broadwell Sextet 7:00 pm: tickets sales to be announced

Teresa Broadwell, jazz vocalist, violinist, band leader and arranger, brings her jazz sextet to the Spencertown Academy for an evening devoted to the music of Nat King Cole. Cole’s repertoire included many of the most popular standards of his day, but in addition to his well known interpretations of the gems of his era, Broadwell and her group will be performing some of his rarely heard songs. Her band will feature Mike Novakowski on guitar, bassist Pete Toigo, legendary sax man Leo Russo, Michael Lamkin on piano, and drummer Cliff Brucker. Tickets available here.

Friday, June 16, 2017 Twilight in the Garden Party 6:00-9:00pm

Friends and neighbors paired with delicious food and libations, all served up in a bucolic setting. That is the recipe for the annual Twilight in the Garden Party. Meet new friends and greet the old at this festive kick-off to the summer season. Sparkling beverages and a scrumptious light supper are served. Further details will be available soon.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 13th Annual Hidden Gardens Tour and Garden Market on the Green

Hidden Gardens celebrates the art of the garden with a full line-up of events designed to inform, inspire and intrigue garden enthusiasts.

The Garden Market on the Green 
is a lovely outdoor marketplace held on the Spencertown village green in conjunction with the Hidden Gardens event. The aim of the market is to offer the rare, and the unexpected at affordable prices. Click here for information about Hidden Gardens 2016.

Stay tuned for new details of these popular events as they become available.