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August 2021

Sixth Annual Members’ Art Show

Saturday, August 7, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, August 8, 2021

We proudly present our Sixth annual Members’ Art Show featuring works made by our talented Academy community. After the long closure due to the pandemic the Gallery at Spencertown Academy is opening its doors again with this popular show. We have a wide range of work from talented regional artists ~ sculpture, painting, photographs, mixed media, collage & digital art. Admission is free and most of the artworks are for sale; a portion of the proceeds benefits the Academy Participating…

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Still Life: Flowers, Fruits & Foods in Repose

Saturday, August 14, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 19, 2021

Still Life: Flowers, Fruits & Foods in Repose

This year’s botanical show features scenes of tabletops and other settings where flowers, fruits and food items provide glimpses into daily life that can be restful, playful or downright intriguing! Seven artists with very distinct styles will present their visions of peaceful—and sometimes challenging—still-life renderings. Experience the interplay of vegetable cuttings and peelings; the lighthearted exchange among flowers and vases; the calm juxtaposition of grapefruit halves; the serenity of a single fish awaiting preparation; the majesty of a pillow-enthroned squash;…

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Garden Market on the Green

Saturday, August 28, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

The market will take place, as always, on the Green in the center of Spencertown. It will showcase vendors offering plants, home and garden furnishings, birdhouses, antiques, garden books, and expert garden advice, plus shoppers will find bargains on choice garden items and accessories at the Academy’s White Elephant Booth. A percentage of all sales benefit the Academy.

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Hidden Gardens Self-Guided Garden Tour

Saturday, August 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The 16th Annual Hidden Gardens Tour and Garden Market on the Green had to be canceled for 2020 because of the pandemic. Not knowing exactly how opening up the county would evolve, we passed up the month of June this year and opted to schedule our event for later in the summer, on Saturday, August 28. Making this choice gives all of us garden voyeurs a rare opportunity to view these beautiful private landscapes in the waning days of summer,…

$35 – $40
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September 2021

Putting Your Garden to Bed

Sunday, September 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gardening tools and accessories - boots, watering can, trowel, pot

Donna Peterson, a Horticulture Educator and Certified Master Gardener with Cornell Cooperative Extension since 1994, tells us how to get a jump on next year's garden by putting this year's flower and vegetable garden to bed the right way! Learn what to cut back (and when) and what to leave up (and why). Get the scoop on when to put down compost and mulch (and on what). Find out the best time to divide perennials and what to plant in…

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October 2021


Saturday, October 2, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 31, 2021

In a world that seems more and more fractured and traumatized by a pandemic, the idea of a show focusing on whimsy seemed a necessity for the soul. Whimsy can be defined in many ways; capricious, fanciful, fantastical, imaginative and unpredictable are just a few words that come to mind. We all need a little escape now and then. After all, fun and fantasy are necessary ingredients in living. Six very different artists have produced works that will bring smiles…

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