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 [...]
We will be putting some of the Arts Center's greatest hits online so you can revisit or get to know some of our highlights, especially those for the whole family and to make us laugh - here are the first 14 minutes of 2018's smash hit Shakespeare [...]
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. [...]
Still looking for the perfect gift for a gardener, avid fiction or poetry reader, meditator, nature lover, history buff, Sandisfield fan, or Sandisfield ex-pat living elsewhere?
You can find all this from Sandisfield authors. All the books mentioned have been featured in events at the Arts [...]
Adapted from an article in the December 2019 Sandisfield Times. Support the Times! https://www.sandisfieldtimes.org/
by Hilde Weisert
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was the hands-down (applause up!) highlight of the 2019 season at the Arts Center, and, in its pure theatrical magic, [...]
“A large number of the poems I most admire and which seem to be most original are talking back to other poets of other ages.”
On September 28, 2019 the Sandisfield Arts Center presented "Today's Poets in Conversation with the Masters," with poems of masters such as Frost, Auden, [...]
A talk given by Val Coleman June 13, 2013 at the Sandisfield Arts Center
One in the Coleman/Cohn series of talks on American life and culture
Socialism. All of my life I have been surrounded, cajoled, nearly drowned by the very idea. It was and is everywhere. My three-novenas-a-year [...]