2017 Calendar At-a-Glance

A list of dates for key events in 2017 including our teachers’ residencies, Open House | Open Studios, and alumni readings.

 

Please click through the links below to read more detailed information about each event.

January – mid-April: self-directed, do-it-yourself retreats continue through Spring

 

 

January 2: application deadline for our 2017 summer residency

 

 

February 18 – 22: residency / retreat for Tompkins County public school teachers from Ithaca, Dryden, Groton, Lansing, Newfield, and Trumansburg

 

 

February 19: book launch for poet alumna Sarah Jefferis (’15), Argos Inn (Ithaca), 5:00 – 7:00 pm

 

 

April 15 – 19: residency / retreat for Tompkins County public school teachers from Ithaca, Dryden, Groton, Lansing, Newfield, and Trumansburg

 

 

Saturday, May 6, 2:30 – 4:00pm: “First Books After 40: An Alumni Reading & Panel Discussion” at Buffalo Street Books in downtown Ithaca, featuring Jessica Cuello (’15), Lisa Harris (’97), and Michael Morse (’16)

 

 

Monday, May 15: the juried residency season begins

 

 

Sunday, June 11: Open House | Open Studio at the colony, 2:00 – 4:00 pm (readings begin at 2:30 pm)

 

 

Sunday, July 16: Open House | Open Studio at the colony, 2:00 – 4:00 pm (readings begin at 2:30 pm)

 

 

Sunday, August 20: Open House | Open Studio at the colony, 2:00 – 4:00 pm (readings begin at 2:30 pm)

 

 

Sunday, September 10: Open House | Open Studio at the colony, 2:00 – 4:00 pm (readings begin at 2:30 pm)

 

 

Tuesday, September 26:  final Open House | Open Studio at the colony, 5:30 – 7:30 pm (readings begin at 6:00 pm)

 

 

Saturday, September 30: Saltonstall Showcase Fundraiser

 

 

Sunday, October 1: Reading and book signing with Lisa Ko (’10), for her first novel, The Leavers, Buffalo Street Books (Ithaca); time TBD

 

 

October/ November: Alumni Exhibition at The Eye Gallery  featuring Gary Sczerbaniewicz (’16) and Elena Soterakis (’12) with special guest Lisbeth Firmin (’04). Details TBA

 

 

Monday, October 9: off-season begins. The colony’s facilities are now available for self-directed retreats, first-come first-served, through April, 2018

 

 

 

Early November: approximate time that our 2018 residency Call for Entries is announced and the application portal opens

 

 

 

January 2, 2018: application deadline for our 2018 juried summer residency program