312 Union St.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Maureen Sager
Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy

Behind the Scenes:


Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time: Early evening (actual times will be given to those selected to attend)

Location: Yaddo, 312 Union Street in Saratoga Springs

Cost: Free

Yaddo, the world-renowned artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, is opening its doors to 50 ACE members for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour on Tuesday, September 26. See the stunning main dining room, kitchen, and beautiful balconies of the main building, lovely grounds, and residency buildings only open to Yaddo artists -- and for one afternoon, they are open to you! 

Please note that we will not be able to offer tickets to all who register for this event, as we are only able  to accommodate 50 attendees.  To register for a chance to attend, please click the link above. You will be notified on Friday, September 15, if your name has been selected.

Yaddo's mission is "to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment." On March 11, 2013, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.  Yaddo offers residencies to artists working in choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Yaddo artists have been awarded 71 Pulitzer Prizes, 68 National Book Awards, a Nobel Prize, three Academy Awards, 456 Guggenheim Fellowships, 42 National Book Critics Circle Awards, 29 MacArthur Fellowships, numerous Emmy and Grammy awards, and many other honors.

ACE is honored to be working with Yaddo on this wonderful event.

Learn more about Yaddo at Yaddo.org. Learn more about the Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy at UpstateACE.org. Special thanks to our event sponsor The Foundry for Art Design + Culture.