Saturday, January 12 “Lee’s 88 Keys” A film about the life and music of pianist Lee Shaw, Albany, NY's Queen of Jazz 7:30pm

Susan Robbins, the producer of “Lee’s 88 Keys”, will introduce the film and give a short talk on her work with Lee Shaw.The movie will be preceded by a performance of Lee’s music by Wayne Hawkins, a versatile pianist and keyboardist. Tickets sale to be announced soon.
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Saturday, January 26, 2019 Revels 2019 5:30pm

There is no better way to shake off the chill of winter than to join your neighbors at the annual Spencertown Revels Fundraiser. Guests support the Academy while enjoying an evening of great food and friends at this moveable feast. We start the evening at the festively decorated Academy for conversation, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and then move on to delicious intimate dinners hosted by friends of the Academy in private homes throughout the area. If you would like to volunteer to host a dinner or have any questions about the event, please contact gro.y1544785934medac1544785934anwot1544785934recne1544785934ps@of1544785934ni1544785934 or call 518-392-3693. Purchase tickets now.

Saturday, February 2, 2019 Beginning Needle Felting Workshop 2019 with Martha Belardo of Hudson Valley Fiber Arts 1:00-4:00pm. $65

Back by popular demand! Escape the winter doldrums & create your own treasure with a master crafter. For adults and teens, ages 13 and up. $65 fee includes all materials, refreshments, too! Register today.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 “An Evening of Jazz Classics” Presented by Lincoln Mayorga & Rob Fisch 7pm, $20 ($10 students)

The Spencertown Academy presents An Evening of Jazz Classics with Lincoln Mayorga (piano) and Rob Fisch (trumpet). The program will include favorites written by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and many more. Fisch explains that, “this core genre is the primary basis for jazz re-interpretation and derivative works for the past century of American music”. He goes on, “many refer to this genre of music as the Great American Songbook, I just call it great music.” Also appearing with the group are Capital District jazz favorites Rich Syracuse on bass and Gene Garone on drums. Tickets sales to be announced.

April 13-May 15, 2019 4th Annual Members’ Art Show Deadline for Entries:March 8, 2019

Back by popular demand, our Back by popular demand, we are pleased to present our Fourth Annual Members’ Art Show. This show will feature works in all mediums and is open to all Academy member artists. For Submission Guidelines click here.