I am deeply sorry to share with the Sandisfield Arts Center and wider community the sad news that Barbara Penn, longtime Board member of the Sandisfield Arts Center, passed away in February of this year -- an unexpected turn in what had seemed a very manageable and not life-threatening heart [...]
Thanks for a Wonderful 2022 Season!
As we reflect on our 2022 season and begin planning for 2023, we are amazed by and so appreciative of what you--our donors, volunteers, and performers, plus the help of the Sandisfield Cultural Council--made possible this season. Many of our programs were offered at no cost, such as the Voices of [...]
Call for Artists – Daniel Manacher Prize for Young Artists – Closed, winners announced
July 22 update: Winners have been selected, awards will be presented at the August 13 gallery opening reception. See more here.
About the contest:
The Sandisfield Arts Center is pleased to announce the Daniel Manacher Prize for Young Artists, submission deadline June 15, 2022. Three artists [...]
Holiday Greetings and Warm Wishes for the New Year!
The Sandisfield Arts Center Board of Directors thanks you for your support and your participation in 2021 and wishes you a wonderful holiday and a healthy and happy new year!
As the year ends, we'd like to share two videos, below, to brighten your winter days. These videos were labors of love [...]
Watch “Sharpen Your Pencils” – Crossword Puzzle Fun with Michelle Arnot
Recorded July 10, 2021.
Michelle Arnot gives her unique insights into how the crossword has changed since it became a global pastime in the 1920s. She also shows you how to improve your solving time with The Berkshire Eagle puzzles.
Michelle Arnot, author of Crossword Puzzles for Dummies and [...]
Call for Artists! Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit July 2021 – CLOSED
June 10: The call for artists is closed. These 20 local artists will be exhibiting their work:
Robert Adzema, Nick Brittingham, Bill Cummings, Erika Crofut, Susan Crofut, Sophie Eisner, Jamie Goldenberg, Nancy Johnson, Jaye Moscariello, Robert G. Osborne, Bevan Ramsey, Jon Riedeman, Richard [...]
2021: We’re On!
We will definitely be seeing you, and you us, in 2021 -- first on Zoom, but then in person. Although there are still unknowns for our 2021 season, we are pleased to report what we know so far.
Please note: Some dates are set, others are still in the works, and a few details may change.
The Thrill of Live Performance
The thrill of live performance! For many of us, there is nothing like it. Some of these become lifetime memories. We say, “I was there when...” and the sentence might continue with—
“...Jennifer Holiday sang ‘And I am telling you, I’m not going’ in ‘Dreamgirls’”
“...the original cast of the [...]
Val Coleman reads his poem on the history of the Arts Center
This short reading by Val of a poem he wrote in honor of the Sandisfield Arts Center for its 25th anniversary (2020) captures more than thousands of ordinary words could about what is so magical in this space.
Video by Peter Baiamonte.
SARC 2020 in Review: Online Workshops, Poetry, Art
For 2020, we'd planned a bang-up celebration season of our 25th anniversary... that, along with so much else, could not happen. Insread, we offered what we could online, fun and informative workshops for photographers and crossword puzzle fans, a film trailer by Jerry Herman for his film, "Our Town [...]