Revels 2016

The mid-winter moveable feast is one of our oldest and most loved events. The evening begins with festive drinks and hors d’oeurves at the Academy, guests then move on to one of more than a dozen elegant dinners hosted by friends of the Academy. Click here to make your reservation today.

Kids Need Music Benefit Concert

Internationally acclaimed guitarist, Maria Zemantauski, presents a program of classics and stunning originals. Embracing the classical and flamenco repertoire for her foundation, she takes her audience on a musical journey inspired by her flair for experimentation and pure love of the instrument. As one reviewer wrote, “Zemantauski has continually pushed the boundaries of the possible …Continue Reading

Thirteenth Annual Festival of Books

The annual extravaganza of all things literary, takes place over Labor Day weekend. The event features a giant used book sale, two days of readings and book signings by nationally known and local authors, a children’s program, and the Cookbook Café, serving fruit snacks, home-baked goodies, and our famous no-alarm vegetarian chili. As always, admission …Continue Reading

They Made the Cut

Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm Opening Reception: Saturday, July 21, 4:00-6:00pm To cut, is a process we use over and over again in our daily lives. It has many different meanings and can be both a verb and a noun. Cut can mean to pierce sharply; to divide into parts, to reduce, to stop …Continue Reading

A Workshop in Habitat Design

The workshop, led by Linda Horn and Heather Grimes, will begin at Linda Horn’s restored, native habitat, Spencertown property and will study the design of the landscape around the house, the plant choices that were made for diversity and the nature of the maintenance involved. Pre-registration is required. Register here. Next stop, just a short …Continue Reading

Second Annual Regional Juried Photo Show

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 23, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm Illumination. Light from darkness. A flash of understanding, insight, epiphany. This year’s Second Annual Photography Show highlights the work of twenty one photographers who artfully display, in both black & white and color, how this year’s theme, Illumination, inspired their imagery. This impressive …Continue Reading

Garden Market on the Green 2018

A lovely outdoor marketplace held on the Spencertown village green in conjunction with the Hidden Gardens event. This year’s market will showcase more than a dozen vendors offering plants, home and garden furnishings, birdhouses, antiques, garden books, and expert garden advice. Shoppers will find bargains on choice garden items and accessories at the Academy’s White …Continue Reading

14th Annual Hidden Gardens Tour

Celebrate the art of the garden with us, events designed to inform and inspire. This year our self-guided garden tour will feature a collection of private gardens located in Red Rock and New Concord. Back on the tour this year by popular demand, we also include the gardens at Steepletop, the home of 20th century …Continue Reading

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