Building Community Through the Arts

Maximizing Space in the Garden: Creating More of a Good Thing

An illustrated lecture/garden talk with Tovah Martin Purchase tickets now. Tovah Martin is the author of 16 books on gardening, and a writer, producer, and stylist for many garden stories featured in many prominent national and regional publications and on television. She lectures throughout the country to botanical gardens, garden clubs and industry conferences. Day of …

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$15 – $20

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

Purchase tickets now. Online ticket sales close at midnight on Friday, June 17. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door, depending on availability. Based in New York’s Catskill Mountains, Ungar and Mason are best known for their work on the soundtrack of Ken Burns’s PBS documentary series, The Civil War. Ungar’s …

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$20 – $25

35 Days to Baltimore

Online ticket sales have closed.  Tickets will be available at the  door. The Spencertown Academy in collaboration with The Chatham Bookstore presents Jana Laiz and Alex Portillo for a reading and discussion of their new book, Thirty-Five Days To Baltimore. In 2004, seventeen-year-old Alexis Portillo embarked on a harrowing journey from Honduras to Baltimore in …

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Flowers.Fields.Forests.Abstracted

Recurring

This show, our annual botanical offering, features work chosen by our Curatorial Committee. Each member of the committee selected one artist to be included in the show: Tim Ebneth Curator Norma Cohen chose contemporary abstract artist Tim Ebneth (timebneth.com). “Tim’s line work and mark making in his drawings and paintings have an exciting energy, whether …

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Free

Kids Need Music Benefit Concert

Purchase tickets now. ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BEGINNING AT 1:30 “A Kaleidoscope of Hope” will feature pianist Gili Melamed-Lev and violinist Emmanuel Vukovich performing pieces by Piazzolla, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Paganini, and Sarasate. All proceeds will be used to purchase band instruments to be donated to the …

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$30

Community Day

Help us celebrate the 175th anniversary of our historic home and the 50th anniversary of the Academy as an arts center. Free entertainment for all! For Kids: 10:00am-Noon on the Village Green Balloon artists Mortal Beasts and Deities Stilt Dancers will roam the Green 10:30-11:00am: Columbia County Youth Theater will perform 11:30-Noon: Tom Hooker Hanford: …

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Opening Reception: Seventh Annual Members’ Show

“This exhibition is an appreciation of the visual artists in our community and neighboring communities who are involved with the universal process of creating. This year, the largest number of members ever are participating in the event,” says Norma Cohen, who serves on the Spencertown Academy Curatorial Committee. “We believe this to be a reflection …

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Free

Twelfth Night

Zoe Wohlfeld, Managing Producer The Spencertown Academy is pleased to sponsor this production of Twelfth Night at the Spencertown Town Park. The Rooted Voyageurs is a theater company, founded by Devante Owens (Artistic Director) and Zoe Wohlfeld (Managing Producer), whose mission is to celebrate community through live performance. Their company members are primarily from Columbia …

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Free

Seventh Annual Members’ Show

Recurring

“This exhibition is an appreciation of the visual artists in our community and neighboring communities who are involved with the universal process of creating. This year, the largest number of members ever are participating in the event,” says Norma Cohen, who serves on the Spencertown Academy Curatorial Committee. “We believe this to be a reflection …

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Free

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