13th Annual Hidden Gardens Tour and Garden Market on the Green

Hidden Gardens celebrates the art of the garden with a full line-up of events designed to inform, inspire and intrigue garden enthusiasts. The Garden Market on the Green 
is a lovely outdoor marketplace held on the Spencertown village green in conjunction with the Hidden Gardens event. The aim of the market is to offer the …Continue Reading

Grant and Twain

Benefit for the Spencertown Academy Arts Center Tickets now available: General Admission: $20, Students: $10 At age 62, Ulysses Grant is bankrupted in a Wall Street swindle. His only hope to restore his honor and save his family is an offer to write his memoirs of the war.

First Annual Members’ Art Show

Opening Reception: December 10, 2016, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm Works of over 25 Academy Members, in all mediums, on view for 2 weekends only.  Come see what our talented and creative members have to offer.  All works will be for sale.

Twilight in the Garden Party

Friends and neighbors paired with delicious food and libations, all served up in a bucolic setting. That is the recipe for the annual Twilight in the Garden Party. Meet new friends and greet the old at this festive kick-off to the summer season. Sparkling beverages and a scrumptious light supper are served. Tickets available here. …Continue Reading

Music of Nat King Cole

Teresa Broadwell, jazz vocalist, violinist, band leader and arranger, brings her jazz sextet to the Spencertown Academy for an evening devoted to the music of Nat King Cole. Cole’s repertoire included many of the most popular standards of his day, but in addition to his well known interpretations of the gems of his era, Broadwell …Continue Reading

Spencertown Academy Arts Center Celebrates Hidden Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2016 Media Contact: Gina Hyams, PR Consultant 413-464-2851 moc.l1556094819iamg@1556094819smayh1556094819anig1556094819 Spencertown Academy Arts Center Celebrates Hidden Gardens Highlights: Columbia County private gardens tour and cocktail party; Garden Market on The Green; Adam Wheeler lecture on deer-proof landscaping; “From the Garden: Still Life” art exhibition Spencertown, New York– Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s 12th annual …Continue Reading

Uel Wade Music Scholarship Competition

The Uel Wade Music Scholarship for high school students will present six supremely talented young musicians as finalists in the Concert/Competition at the Spencertown Academy Arts Center. Each will play 12-13 minutes of music. The admission fee of $10 goes directly into the fund, and up to $10,000 will be awarded. The instruments represented are: …Continue Reading


Opening Reception: Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm An invitational gallery show featuring the work of accomplished regional artists. The theme includes depictions and interpretations in various media of landscapes, buildings, farm life, flowers, vegetables, insects, and animals; subjects found in an agricultural environment, which might (or might not!) …Continue Reading