Nature LOVED

New Works by Four Friends: Pamela Dalton, Page Curry Ginns, Barbara ML Willner, Patricia Munson Gravett. Their shared interest in the beauty of the natural world, both in still life material and landscape painting, has always been a strong theme of their works of art. This show will feature those styles as well as cut paper art …Continue Reading

Spoken Word

The Actors’ Ensemble presents a workshop production of Antigone by Jean Anouilh. Directed by John McManus with Brigitte Choura, Seamus Maynard, Ted Pugh, Fern Sloan and Meaghan Witri. Tickets available at the door; reservations not required. For more information please phone Fern Sloan at 518-392-5497.

Gardening Lecture

Native plants expert Duncan Brine, a principal landscape designer at GardenLarge, and an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and the New England Wild Flower Society, will give a lecture titled “Creating Gardens in the  Hudson Valley: A Naturalistic Approach to Landscape Design.” Brine’s philosophy of garden design, which he calls “structured naturalism,” focuses …Continue Reading


Join us for a fascinating lecture/demonstration of this unusual photographic technique presented by artist Ellen Hoverkamp. Space is limited – please reserve early. The artist will also sign copies of Natural Companions: The Garden Lover’s Guide to Plant Combinations, a collaboration with noted garden writer Ken Druse for which she created 144 compositions as illustrations. …Continue Reading


A gallery exhibition by artist Ellen Hoverkamp. Ms. Hoverkamp creates her scanner photographs by arranging selected botanical cuttings on the glass plate of a digital scanner. The resulting images are simply stunning. The show runs from June 1 through June 30. The Gallery is open Saturday and Sunday 1-5pm or by appointment. Artworks are for sale, priced between …Continue Reading

Twilight in the Garden Party

Included in Garden Patron @ $125 and up or Party Only Tickets @ $75 This year’s party is at The Pink House at 52 Garner Road, Valatie NY 12184, home of Renee Iacone and Steve Clearman. The house (pink with white trim) is on the right at the corner of Garner Road and Johnson Road. …Continue Reading

Call to Artists

Please email images of a maximum of three submissions, in any medium, no larger than 16”x 20″ taking place October 31-November 22, 2015. First and Second prize winners will be awarded one-person shows in 2016 in the Academy’s large and small galleries, respectively. Deadline for entries is September 12. View the guideline details. Questions can …Continue Reading

Community Event

Spencertown Academy is proud to host the eighteenth annual Uel Wade Music Scholarship competition performance in which local high school musicians compete for up to $10,000 in scholarship prizes to further their musical training. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THIS YEAR’S FINALISTS