Saturday June 16, 2012 HIDDEN GARDENS 2012 Celebrating the Art of the Garden 10:00am to 4:00pm - $30+

The eighth annual Hidden Gardens Tour celebrates the art of the garden with a full line-up of events designed to inform, inspire and intrigue garden enthusiasts.  “The art and craft of the garden” is the theme for this year’s tour which offers six gardens chosen for their artistic and horticultural excellence.



Saturday June 16, 2012 The Art & Craft of the Garden A Garden Lecture by Dan Benarcik 9:00am - $15

Dan Benarcik, horticulturalist at Chanticleer Garden and instructor at the famous Longwood Gardens, discusses how to personalize your garden through the use of artistic elements, found artifacts, and ornamental containers. Tickets are $15 and include a light continental breakfast.

Friday June 15, 2012 Twilight in the Garden Summer Cocktail Party 6:00pm - $65

The always delightful Twilight in the Garden cocktail party – the unofficial start to Spencertown’s summer social season – takes place this year at the home of Jami Rubin and Eric Reiff against a perfect pastoral backdrop of rolling hills and a restored antique barn.


Sunday June 3, 2012 artsVOYAGE Family Day How Does Your Garden Grow? 11:00am - Free Admission

Come share a day of garden magic in this program of storytelling, dance, and art making for families. The Academy’s education director, storyteller Tom Lee, leads a program of storytelling, dance, and art relating to a garden theme. Families will also create an original artwork to take home.

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Through June 22, 2012 Garden Pleasures Artwork Inspired by the Garden Thursday - Sunday 1:00-5:00pm - Free

This eclectic gallery exhibition features 18th, 19th, and 20th century drawings and prints related to aspects of nature from the private collection of art dealer Richard Eagan, plus handcrafted mirrors from the Industrial Garden Collection by Spencertown artist Cristobal Morales.

Saturday May 12, 2012 Garden Pleasures Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception 4:00 - 6:00pm - Free
Join us for the opening reception for an exhibition of a marvelously eclectic collection of drawings covering three centuries of works relating to various aspects of nature. From a private Hudson collector/ gardener’s archives, this survey of European and American drawings is curated and installed by Michael Kreiger.
Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 2012 Workshop & Retreat Tempa Dukte Lama Workshop $125

This weekend retreat, sponsored by Eight Branches Healing Arts, is for all who would like to deepen their spiritual practice and for all who are interested in healing and the Bon healing tradition, including people who personally need healing or are working with others who are ill.

Contact Heidi Harding at Eight Branches for more information or registration. (518) 392-7001

Friday, April 1, 2015 Special Preview and Fundraising Event for CCCA A slide presentation and discussion by renowned art expert, Peter Jung 5:30pm

A special preview and fundraiser will take place including a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception featuring a talk and slide presentation by Peter Jung, gallery owner and art historian, titled “The Painters of the Hudson River School.”

For reservations and more information go to or call 518-671-6213.