2018 Revels

There is no better way to shake off the chill of winter than to join your neighbors at the annual Spencertown Revels Fundraiser. Guests support the Academy while enjoying an evening of great food and friends at this moveable feast. We start the evening at the festively decorated Academy for conversation, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres …Continue Reading

Beginning Needle Felting Workshop

Create your own treasure with a master crafter, just in time for the holidays. For adults and teens, ages 13 and up. $65 fee includes all materials and refreshments. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact the Academy at 518-392-3693 or gro.y1539718177medac1539718177anwot1539718177recne1539718177ps@of1539718177ni1539718177.

Handmade Holiday 2016

Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high quality sale that features jewelry, handmade apparel, quilts, children’s toys, cutting boards, baskets, ceramics, tin sconces, paper crafts, birdhouses, soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments and evergreen swags, and an array of delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster, and Berkshire area artisans. Admission …Continue Reading

Handmade Holiday 2017: Craft As Gift Show

10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free. Holiday gift shoppers and art lovers “go local” at this high quality sale that features jewelry, handmade apparel, quilts, children’s toys, cutting boards, baskets, ceramics, tin sconces, paper crafts, birdhouses, soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments and evergreen swags, and an array of delectable edibles made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster, and …Continue Reading

Winners’ Show 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday November 4, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturday & Sundays, 1-5pm This show will feature works by Amelia Toelke, the winner of our 2016 Regional Juried Show and Linda Horn, the winner of our recent Juried Photography Show. We are excited to be showing more work from these talented artists. For more info.

Music that Dances: Bend the Knotted Oak Chamber Music

Violinist Mitsuko Suzuki partners with BKO’s pianist/artistic director Uel Wade. The evening taps Suzuki’s virtuosity in pieces like Tchaikovsky’s Scherzo-Valse, Wieniawski’s Capriccio-Valse, and Miletic’s Danse for Solo Violin. There will also be the humor of Shostakovich’s Polka, the perfume of Ravel’s Habanera, the grit of Piazzolla’s Tanguano, and the quirkiness and melancholy of a Chopin …Continue Reading

Spencertown Revels

There is no better way to shake off the chill of winter than to join your neighbors at the annual Revels Fundraiser. Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the Academy and then go to a delicious intimate dinner hosted in a private home. Buy your tickets now. Further details…

Natural Mic: Quiet in the Head

Natural Mic is a music series in the Hudson Valley, hosted by the folk/americana band Living Roots. The series celebrates un-amplified, acoustic music in local venues that have “naturally” good acoustics. On Friday, October 13 Natural Mic brings us to the beautiful acoustic of the Spencertown Academy with local violin/guitar duo, Quiet In The Head. …Continue Reading

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