Bethel Woods Online @ Home

Music and arts lectures, performances, and workshops straight to your home.

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Unable to attend a lecture or program in person? Watch them here from the comfort of your own home!

Enjoy interactive and educational lectures on arts-related topics, streaming musical performances, and music workshops that explore our historic legacy and the healing power of art, creativity, and community. 

Bethel Woods @ Home Archive

Curator Happy Hour

Bethel Woods Senior Curator Neal Hitch and '69 festival-goer and Museum Docent Jim Shelley share '60s-inspired cocktails and a conversation about music, memory and, of course, Woodstock. Originally streamed August 14, 2020.

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Dinner for 400,000

Led by Tannis Kowalchuk of The Farm Arts Collective and Willow Wisp Organic Farm, and using the finest locally-sourced ingredients, this online workshop guides you through the preparation of a meal inspired by the Hog Farmers at Woodstock from the comfort of your home. Originally streamed August 15, 2020.

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Yoga on the Field

Susan Mendoza of The Chi Hive as she leads a gentle mix of Hatha and Vinyasa flow on the historic festival field providing peace and relaxation. Originally streamed August 16, 2020.

Yoga on the Field

Musical Bridge, Social Bridge

An online for a moderated conversation inspired by the film JIMMY CARTER ROCK AND ROLL PRESIDENT with film director Mary Wharton, film writer Bill Flanagan, and singer-songwriter Amy Helm. The panel, led by Greg Triggs, was followed by a Q&A with the live stream audience. Originally streamed September 26, 2020.

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Digital Dance with Camille A. Brown and Dancers

Teaching artists from Camille A. Brown and Dancers' celebrated community engagement platform, Every Body Move, perform in the Event Gallery, inviting you into stories and dialogues about race, culture, and identity.  Originally streamed October 17, 2020.

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An Evening with Soul Inscribed

Artists-in-residence for the month of December Soul Inscribed they have been teaching and performing with us for the last 5 years! We love their teaching style, sound with funky beats, jazz and elements of the history of hip hop. Originally streamed December 16, 2020.


An Evening with The Restless Age

An evening of live, free music by Hudson Valley trio The Restless Age, streamed from the Event Gallery for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. Originally streamed February 26, 2021.

An Evening with The Restless Age

Music and the Movements

Museum senior curator Dr. Neal V. Hitch, historian D’Weston Haywood, and activist Adina Williams reflect on the way music shapes the thoughts, feelings, and values of our culture. Originally streamed March 11, 2021.

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Live from the Special Exhibit

In celebration of the 2021 Special Exhibit, Lights, Color, Fashion, Neal V. Hitch and Julia Fell  explore 1960s fashion and music, highlighting authentic pieces from the Museum’s collection. Originally streamed April 15, 2021.

Live from the Special Exhibit

Light Show Artistry of the 1960s

Museum Curator Neal Hitch for a conversation with visual artists Chris Georges and Gregory Thrasher of New York City-based Macrodose. The trio will discuss the history and evolution of the liquid light art form from the 1960s to today. Originally streamed May 28, 2021.

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