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.l1550451098iamg@1550451098smayh1550451098anig1550451098 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

Bend the Knotted Oak Chamber Music Concert

In its latest example of unique programming, BKO Chamber Music will present solo piano music for left hand alone, string trios, and a quartet that combines it all. BKO regulars Mitsuko Suzuki, violin; Ron Carbone, viola; Robert Reed, cello; and artistic director/pianist Uel Wade will perform. Piano music for the left hand alone was created …Continue Reading

“The Passing of Arthur”

From Alfred Lord Tennyson’s collection of narrative poems about the Arthurian legend The Idylls of the King. Performed by Seamus Maynard and Meaghan Witri. The performance will be followed by an optional conversation with the artists.

Second Annual Members’ Art Show

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 22, 2016, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm Back by popular demand, this new show will feature works in all mediums by more than 40 Academy member artists. Based on the rousing success of our 1st Annual Members’ Show in the Gallery in December, we are pleased to present our …Continue Reading