In this popular annual community event, Hubbard Hall celebrates holiday traditions from around the world! This year, experience the tastes, sights, sounds and stories of Spain! Performance features music, dance, puppetry, storytelling and more, and includes continental breakfast with home-baked delicacies of Spain and your choice of coffee, tea or milk. Saturday, December 14th. Two seatings are offered: choose 9am or 11am. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 members and $5 students. Call for details or order tickets online.
The Curiosity Forum strives to reward curiosity with events to inspire the mind and ignite the creative spirit!
Upcoming Curiosity Forum Events:
Book Launch: Second Chance Dog by Jon Katz
Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm
Battenkill Books. FREE.
Curiosity Forum events include lectures, slide presentations, documentary film screenings, book signings & meet-the-author events, demonstrations, workshops, and interactive artist events & performances.
Past Curiosity Forum speakers and events have included:
- Scott Gibson, author of Green from the Ground Up: Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Home Construction
- James “Buddy” Edgerton and Nan O’Brien, authors of The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families
- Dacre Stoker, author of Dracula the Un-Dead
- Dr. Gordon Moore on “What’s Going to Happen with Health Care if the Reform Efforts Tank?”
- Kevin O’Brien, author of A Lucky Irish Lad and Last of the Donkey Pilgrims
- Bernice Mennis, author of Breaking Out of Prison: A Guide to Compassion, Consciousness, and Freedom
- Maureen Matthews McClintock on “Haiti PeaceQuilts Project: Earthquate Update 2010″
- “Animals of the Adirondacks” with Pember Museum educator Bernadette Hoffman
- Film: The Business of Being Born with midwife Kathleen Breault
- “Interactive Puppet Fun” with Carol Serotta and The Hubbard Hall Puppet Club
- “Shakespeare Family Fun” with Brian Foley and The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall
- Film: Mad City Chickens with local backyard chicken advocates Carolyn Kibbe and Jayne Stokes
- Annette Neilsen, author of the Recipies from Adirondack Life cookbook series
- Sven Huseby and Barbara Ettinger, producer and director of the film A Sea Change: Imagine a World Without Fish
Open Studios of Washington County
July 2013 Tour to include 12 artists including new additions – Clarence King and Stephen Lack
Returning artists include Joan Duff-Bohrer, Virginia McNeice, Will Moses, Leslie Parke, Leslie Peck, Jim Schanz, Arleen Targan, Hannie Varosy, Gyula Varosy, and Regina Wickham. This year’s tour features a wide range of works including bronze sculpture, ceramics, mixed media constructions, folk art, paintings and pastels highlight the talents of this vibrant artist community. Guests are once again invited to a self-guided tour through the beautiful county side and into the studios of each artist to see new work and talk to each artist.
Washington County, New York is home to a rich, vibrant artist community. Farmhouses, barns and old factories have been converted into studios where artists paint, sculpt, carve and create works of art that are exhibit the U.S. as well as internationally.
On July 13 & 14, 2013, these professional artists will once again open their doors for a juried biennial Open Studios of Washington County offering a glimpse into their creative lifestyles, and a unique opportunity to purchase great art directly from their studios.