A highlight of the Arts Center's 2019 season was the October performance by the gifted musicians Jeewon Park, pianist, and Ed Arron, cellist. One of the signature events for our 2020 25th anniversary season was to be a return performance by Ms. Park -- now postponed to our "25+1 in 2021" season. [...]
If you were one of the lucky 15 photographers to participate in Thad Kubis' live Zoom event yesterday, you're probably already seeing things with new eyes -- angles, light, aspect ratios, focus, and more -- Thad went through all the ways you can re-envision your photographs, with stunning example [...]
Master photographer Thad Kubis gave his live Zoom workshop on June 13 explaining all those mysterious and multifarious controls on your camera, whether it's a DSLR, smartphone, tablet, Apple or Android, even a regular old and beloved manual SLR.
With good questions from the participants, and a [...]
A highlight of our 25th anniversary 2020 season was to be the showing of "'Our Town' at the Minack" a film about the 2016 preparations and performance by the Sandisfield Players at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall. England,
The 90-minute film will be shown next season, but in the meantime, you can [...]
For Giving Tuesday this year (May 5, 2020), we made an offer that would be meaningful to a very special type of audience, and donor -- a Sandisfield Arts Center-type audience and donor:
Donate in any amount, and mention a poem you'd like to hear Ben Luxon read. We'll draw names from a hat and [...]
As we approach Memorial Day 2020, a Memorial Day unlike any other in our country's history, it's good to remember how it originated and what it is meant to memorialize. From History.com:
Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official [...]
What's a community Arts Center to do when its 25th anniversary celebration meets a global pandemic? We have canceled in person events at the Arts Center until at least September, to re-evaluate in August, but in the meantime we'll be offering a rich array of live online and recorded events and [...]
In 2020, we love our advertisers more than ever. These local businesses have supported the Sandisfield Arts Center through thick and - where we seem to be now - thin. They took ads in our beautiful 2020 program brochure - sadly now obsolete, but soon to be posted online (some of you will receive in [...]
March 26, 2020 - Sandisfield, MA
Just a few months ago we were looking forward to a bang-up 25th anniversary 2020 season. You can see the array of programs and workshops and free events on the Events menu.
Then a few weeks ago, we thought we’d have to make hard decisions about what programs to [...]
How do you plan a program season worthy of the Arts Center’s 25-year history, and relevant to the challenges our planet faces over the next 25 years?
To honor our heritage, you’ll find such programs as these –
Saturday May 2, “Two Gentlemen Folk,” a film featuring Bill Crofut and Ben Luxon. [...]