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 [...]
We got this from Fred Moyer recently, and wanted to share it with you. Fred has delighted audiences here in 2018 and 2019, was scheduled as a highlight of our "25 in 2020" celebration season, and will definitely be performing here whenever we resume live in-person performances.
Note the special [...]
Last year we looked back on a wonderful 2019 season in a season recap, Sandisfield Arts Center 2019 in Review: Charlie, Community, Culture, and Celebrations, posted on this site.
This year, the retrospective is now (September), and "retrospective" isn't exactly the right word. Instead, this is a [...]
Among the many world experts residing in Sandisfield is Michelle Arnot, the Crossword Maven, author of Crossword Puzzles for Dummies and many other books for Acrossionados (a delightful term Michelle has coined).
If you missed her live in-person crossword puzzle workshops at the Sandisfield Arts [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]