“The Wizard of Words”: E.Y. “Yip” Harburg

Maureen Kelley Stewart, Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Hanson Award-winning cabaret performer, presents an evening of the songs of legendary American  lyricist E.Y. “Yip” Harburg, who wrote some of the greatest and most memorable songs in Hollywood movie and Broadway theater history including It’s Only A Paper Moon, Brother, Can You Spare A Dime, …Continue Reading

Spencertown Academy Presents Exhibitions by Scott Thomas Balfe and Jane McWhorter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2016 Media Contact: Gina Hyams, PR Consultant 413-464-2851 moc.l1558387391iamg@1558387391smayh1558387391anig1558387391 Spencertown Academy Presents Exhibitions by Scott Thomas Balfe and Jane McWhorter September 24 – October 9 Spencertown, New York–Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents exhibitions by painter Scott Thomas Balfe and photographer Jane McWhorter, who were the winners of last year’s Spencertown Academy …Continue Reading

Intersection Austerlitz “Costume and Culture: Designs for Life”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2016 Media Contact: Gina Hyams, PR Consultant 413-464-2851 moc.l1558387391iamg@1558387391smayh1558387391anig1558387391 Intersection Austerlitz “Costume and Culture: Designs for Life” September 17 event sponsored by Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Austerlitz Historical Society, and Edna St. Vincent Millay Society at Steepletop Spencertown, New York– Spencertown Academy Arts Center, in collaboration with the Austerlitz Historical Society and …Continue Reading

Spencertown Academy Arts Center Presents a Jazz Concert by The Quartet Saturday, October 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17 2016 Media Contact: Gina Hyams, PR Consultant 413-464-2851 moc.l1558387391iamg@1558387391smayh1558387391anig1558387391 Spencertown Academy Arts Center Presents a Jazz Concert by The Quartet Saturday, October 1 Spencertown, New York— Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents a jazz concert by The Quartet on Saturday, October 1 at 8:00pm. The group features Stuart Quimby (flute), Tony …Continue Reading

Festival of Books

Festival of Books 2017, the annual extravaganza of all things literary, will take place over Labor Day weekend, September 2 through 4. The event features a giant used book sale, two days of readings and book signings by nationally known and local authors, a children’s program, this year featuring Dr. Seuss’s beloved Cat in the …Continue Reading

Preview Party

Enjoy a glass of wine and chat with fellow book lovers, then head over to the book rooms to get first choice of more than 10,000 gently used books. Book rooms open at 6:30 p.m. MEMBERS and their guests ONLY. (Memberships may be purchased at the door) Purchase tickets here.

the Curator as Artist

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 22, 4:00-6:00pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm A multi-media exhibit by the curators of the Spencertown Academy Gallery: Barbara Lax Kranz, Barbara Willner, Leslie Gabosh, Lynn Rothenberg & Norma Cohen. “Our gallery curators, who are all volunteers and accomplished artists, work tirelessly to produce multiple shows each season at the Academy,” says …Continue Reading

A Special “Conversation with Neighbors”

Learn how an ecological approach to planting can lead to beautiful and healthy landscapes with experts Linda Horn, Heather Grimes, and Barbara Hughey. This special off site workshop, hosted by The Academy, will focus on meadow, riparian, and woodland restoration at the Spencertown home of artist Linda Horn: local naturalist, habitat restorer and self-taught arbiter …Continue Reading

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