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

Maureen Kelley Stewart

Maureen Kelley Stewart, Tom Stewart & Don Rebic present an overview of the works of legendary 20th Century American composer Jule Styne from his distinguished career writing for Hollywood films, Broadway theater and his hugely popular Great American Songbook hits. He wrote hit songs for Frank Sinatra, Carol Channing,  Ethel Merman, Doris Day,Judy Holliday, Barbra …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. New this year, …Continue Reading

Call for Entries – Juried Regional Show

Show to be held October 6-28, 2018 Theme: Light + Shadow. The artist’s eye, perceptions and choices. For more information.

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

Workshop: Invisible Made Visible

Artist Melissa Sarris will offer this hands-on embroidery workshop in conjunction with They Made the Cut show in the Gallery. Men from Green Haven Correctional facility were asked to respond to questions about how they see themselves and to allow the outside world to see their humanity and potential. Sarris took their hand written responses …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

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