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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Friday, April 28, 2107 “The Passing of Arthur” Told by the Third Wheel Collective, hosted by The Actors' Ensemble 7:30pm. Suggested donation at the door: $20.00

From Alfred Lord Tennyson’s collection of narrative poems about the Arthurian legend The Idylls of the King. Performed by Seamus Maynard and Meaghan Witri. The performance will be followed by an optional conversation with the artists.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Rob Fisch’s “Intentional Jazz Ensemble” celebrates "Kind of Blue" 7:30pm

Join this talented quintet as they give tribute to Miles Davis’s 1959 recording Kind of Blue, indubitably a classic. Music critic Fred Kaplan says: “a huge hit—the best-selling jazz album of all time— and the spearhead of an artistic revolution. Everyone, even people who say they don’t like jazz, likes Kind of Blue. It’s cool, romantic, melancholic, and gorgeously melodic.”

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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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