Workshops, performances, lectures, films, and conversation offered for our life-long learners.
Adult programming provides a balance of creative learning, expertise, and social interaction. Under the direction of skilled Teaching Artists, guests are invited to the historic site to connect through creative arts workshops offered throughout the year.
with LeeAnna Maniace
Once monthly music drop-in program for adults
with Malik Bridges
with Jodi Sibilia
with Mark Partridge
with Candace Rivela
with Alison Myers
Six-week evening music program for adults
One-woman show with musical accompaniment
in conjunction with New York State Alliance for Arts Education
A six-week digital photography program for life-long learners
Architecture students and instructors from various universities gathered on the original site and constructed interactive art installations. For some, it’s the first time they picked up a power tool. For all, it is a unique opportunity to work together, share in the learning, and see projects through from design to completion.
Funding for education and creative programs has been provided by Bethel Woods members and donors through generous gifts from foundations, individuals, and agencies including: Steve Alexander & Idylia Hachi, the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, the John N. Blackman Sr. Foundation, DIANNIC LLC, Annelise Gerry and Family, Robyn Gerry and Family, Jefferey Gerson, Grimm Construction Inc., Nellie and Robert Gipson of the Tinaderrah Foundation, the William and Elaine Kaplan Family Foundations, the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation, Heather and Matthew Potter & Family / Nexxt Enterprises LLC, the Rea Charitable Trust, the Rhulen Loughlin Family in memory of Trevor John Loughlin, the Rowley Family Fund for Women & Children, the Irwin Siegel Agency - Howard Siegel - President, Craig and Sue Van Cott - UNALAM, the TD Charitable Foundation. Funding is also provided by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services through the Sullivan County Youth Bureau and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.