Teen Writer’s Workshop

Free writers’ workshop, “Crafting the Short Story” for high school students. Open to all Berkshire and Columbia County teenaged writers in grades 9 through 12. Participants will explore aspects of writing short fiction in a variety of fun and challenging ways. Host Tom Lee, educator and director of artsVoyage and guest author Wesley Brown will …Continue Reading

GALLERY SHOW: Botanical Art and Illustration

Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm. Free Admission. Artworks will be for sale. More information…

Uel Wade Music Scholarship Concert/Competition

The event will feature five outstanding musicians, two of them pianists who previously won prizes, now going head to head, as well as a bassoonist, violinist, and marimbist. The judges will choose the prize winners immediately after the competition, during which violinist Hannah Cohen, the 2014 First Prizewinner (pictured above), will entertain the audience with …Continue Reading

Teen Short Story Contest

Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to submit a story of up to 4,000 words of any subject. Three cash prizes and the winner will be invited to read his or her story at the annual Festival of Books. See contest rules for details.

Garden Market on The Green

The Garden Market on The Green will take place on the lovely Spencertown village green across the street from the Academy on Saturday, June 21st, 9AM-3PM. The aim of the market is to offer the rare, and the unexpected at affordable prices. Spencertown Academy is proud to support local dealers, vendors, and craftspeople. Click here to see a list of …Continue Reading

Garden Lecture

Saturday kicks off early with an illustrated presentation at the Academy by renowned garden expert C.L. Fornari. The topic: “The Wow Factor: from Inspiration to Installation.” A former Spencertown resident, C.L. now lives on Cape Cod and hosts GardenLine, a live two-hour call-in show on WXTK that is streamed online. C.L. speaks to audiences across the country …Continue Reading

Hidden Gardens 2014

The timing couldn’t be more perfect! The 10th annual Hidden Gardens Tour will take place on Saturday, June 21—the first day of summer. Join us for one (or all) of the activities organized to celebrate the art of the garden in the Hudson Valley. Click here for more information.  Click here to buy tickets – Day of tour …Continue Reading

Off the Beaten Path

Husband and wife Vermont artists, Jude and Bill, present works of a horticultural nature. The show is open weekends, 1:00 – 5:00 pm from 5/17 through 6/22.