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

Classical Masters, Contemporary Talent: Kids Need Music Benefit Concert

Bard’s The Orchestra Now (TŌN) presents a quartet of violin, viola and cello featuring the music of Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Schumann to benefit Kids Need Music. As a fund raiser, 100% of all ticket sales, donations and sponsor ads will be used to purchase instruments for the Hudson City School District music program. 68% of …Continue Reading

Annual Regional Juried Show

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm October 7-22, 2017. Inspiration and influence: The Academy’s 4th annual regional art show features 31 artists from the area working in varied disciplines. Lauren Clark, owner of Lauren Clark Fine Art in Great Barrington, served as the judge. Admission is free and artwork is …Continue Reading

Kids Need Music Benefit Concert

Join Lincoln Mayorga, Sheri Bauer-Mayorga, and friends in a celebration of American songwriter and composer, Cole Porter to raise funds to purchase instruments to benefit children in the Hudson City School District. The school has not purchased new instruments for the band in 40 years. Every year there are 30-40 children in the intermediate school …Continue Reading