Saturday, January 28, 2017 Spencertown Revels Winter at its Warmest 5:30pm

There is no better way to shake off the chill of winter than to join your neighbors at the annual Revels Fundraiser. Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the Academy and then go to a delicious intimate dinner hosted in a private home. Buy your tickets now.

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January 15, 2017 Kids Need Music Benefit Concert 100 Years of Cole Porter 2:00 SOLD OUT 5:00pm Tickets still available

Join Lincoln Mayorga, Sheri Bauer-Mayorga, and friends in a celebration of American songwriter and composer, Cole Porter to raise funds to purchase instruments to benefit children in the Hudson City School District. The school has not purchased new instruments for the band in 40 years. Every year there are 30-40 children in the intermediate school (grades 3-6) that want to be part of the orchestra but cannot due to lack of instruments. 100% of the ticket purchase and any additional donations will be used to purchase these instruments. Order tickets for the 5:00pm performance.
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Saturday, December 17, 2016 Grant and Twain A true story of friendship and courage Reading of a new play by Elizabeth Diggs 4:00pm

Benefit for the Spencertown Academy Arts Center
Tickets now available: General Admission: $20, Students: $10

At age 62, Ulysses Grant is bankrupted in a Wall Street swindle. His only hope to restore his honor and save his family is an offer to write his memoirs of the war.

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December 10-18, 2016 Members’ Art Show

Opening Reception: December 10, 4:00-6:00pm
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm

Works of over 25 Academy Members, in all mediums, on view for 2 weekends only.  Come see what our talented and creative members have to offer.  All works will be for sale.

December 10-18, 2016 Members’ Art Show

Opening Reception: December 10, 4:00-6:00pm
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm

We are pleased to present our first Members’ Art Show, featuring paintings, pastels, collages, photographs, sculptures, and more, made by over 25 Spencertown Academy members.

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November 25-December 4 Handmade Holiday Craft and Gift Show

Friday-Sunday, November 25, 26, and 27, 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, 10:00am-4:00pm

Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high-end curated sale that features jewelry, quilts, band boxes, cards, children’s toys, bread boards, baskets, scarves, hand-knit socks, ceramics, handmade books and papers, tin sconces, scherenschnitte (cut paper art), holiday ornaments, including over-the-top decorated wreaths, and delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster, and Berkshire area artisans. Admission is free.
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Sunday, November 13, 2016 Conversations with Neighbors "Think Globally, Eat Locally" 2:00-4:00pm, $10-20

Join us for an afternoon all about global cuisine and creativity right in our own Hudson Valley backyard. Taste the fare of these famous chefs and pick up some insider tips to take home.
The Chefs: John McCarthy, Crimson Sparrow (Hudson, NY,) with an Asian influence and Chef Rei Peraza, Pan-Zur Restaurant (Tivoli,NY) with a Spanish influence
The Farm to Table Expert: Patricia Wind, Owner, Farms2Tables (Rhinebeck, NY)
The Moderator: Mary Nelen, Journalist and Creator of Valleylocavore (Old Chatham, NY)
Purchase tickets now. Advance purchase strongly recommended.

Saturday, November 5 Classical Concert 7:30pm. Tickets $10/20

Dan Shulman (piano), Kaori Washiyama (violin) and Nathaniel Parke (cello) will round out the Academy’s 2016 concert season this fall with a performance of important trios by Mozart and Schubert for piano, violin and cello. Also music by Tartini, Prokofiev and Schumann

General admission tickets ($20/$10 for students). Tickets available online or at the door.