Past Events

  • Scott's Backyard Bash
    Sep 24, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    The LaVallee's Place, 188 John Fountain Rd, Jay, NY 12941, USA
    We’re throwing a party in honor of Scott Renderer, as he steps down as Artistic Director of the Upper Jay Art Center!
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  • MAGIC SHOW! featuring Magician Alyx Hilshey
    Sep 17, 7:30 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Alyx Hilshey returns to the Adirondacks and will bring an authentic street theater experience to the stage. But don't expect a raw street show under a roof. This show is so much more.
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  • DOUBLE BILL - Ali McGuirk & Alec Spiegelman
    Sep 03, 8:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Ali McGuirk has made a career of captivating audiences with her powerful, buttery voice and heartfelt songwriting. Alec Spiegelman is a founding member of the band Cuddle Magic and has produced recordings for Ana Egge, The David Wax Museum, Jennifer Kimball, Anna & Elizabeth, and others.
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  • Gallery Show: Maeve Brammer
    Sep 03, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Maeve’s work often includes both image and text, or touches on their intersections.
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  • The Rough & Tumble
    Aug 19, 8:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Rough & Tumble aren’t casual road dogs, but they aren’t letting on, either. Suggested Donation $15
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  • Gallery Show: Maeve Brammer
    Aug 18, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Maeve’s work often includes both image and text, or touches on their intersections.
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  • Every Brilliant Thing
    Multiple Dates
    Aug 14, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    August 10 - 14, 2022. 8pm w 3pm matinee on the 14th/ Written by Duncan MacMillan with Jonny Donahoe. A play that celebrates life and underscores the importance of human connection. Starring Brian LaVallee / Direction: Scott Renderer / Tickets $20 / For Reservations call 518-946-6074
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  • Dance Party with DJ David Somerstein!
    Aug 06, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Back by popular demand!
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  • CANCELED: CA+MP Multi-Artist Performance, Gallery Show, & Art Party
    Jul 23, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    We're sorry to say that due to COVID cases we will not be holding this art party. Please stay tuned for upcoming events, and follow us on social media to see some of what our resident artists have been working on!
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  • Bob Ross Painting Party
    Jul 09, 6:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Back by popular demand, we are thrilled to reassemble the team that guided us along with Bob for a very special benefit celebration for the Upper Jay Art Center.
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  • CA+MP Multi-Artist Performance, Gallery Show, & Art Party
    Jul 02, 4:00 PM – Jul 03, 7:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Join us at the Recovery Lounge from 4-7pm and see what our artists in residence have been creating in Upper Jay over the last few weeks.
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  • CA+MP Film Screening: NARCISSISTER ORGAN PLAYER
    Jun 28, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Join the illustrious and mysterious CA+MP Artist-in-Residence, who goes by the performance name Narcissister, at a screening of her film Narcissister Organ Player, followed by a Q &A and artist talk.
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  • CA+MP Workshop: "Grieving Machine"
    Jun 27, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Join CA+MP Artist-in-Residence Emma Anne Johnson in an exploration of installation art, design, and interactive art-making with machines.
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  • CA+MP Workshop: EXPLORING BEYOND THE TEXT(UALITY)
    Jun 26, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Join CA+MP Artist-in-Residence in a creative, multidisciplinary workshop geared at exploring the relationship between everyday events, experiences or sensations and dramatic text.
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  • CA+MP EVENT: Soundbath with NTHNL
    Jun 25, 8:00 PM – Jun 26, 9:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Get your chill on and float into other worlds with CA+MP Artist-in-Residence Jake "NTHNL" Rudin for a guided meditation experience utilizing live and electronic soundbath techniques.
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  • CA+MP Workshop: "Seeing/Seen" – Photographic Self-Portraiture for Women & Femmes
    Jun 25, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Join CA+MP Artists-in-Residence Dafna Steinberg and Alyssa Wood for a photographic portraiture workshop, geared towards older women & femme-identifying humans, where image, identity, shame and self-love will be explored alongside more formal artistic considerations.
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  • Gabrielle Stravelli Quartet
    Jun 18, 8:00 PM
    Upper Jay, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA
    Co presented with East Branch Friends of the Arts. Vocalist and songwriter Gabrielle Stravelli blends musical traditions with a modern, genre-bending sensibility. Supported by North Country Public Radio
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  • Jay Rocks!
    Jun 16, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Jay House, 35 Randys Ln, Jay, NY 12941, USA
    The Ausable Theater in collaboration with Upper Jay Art Center and JEMS are pleased to present this first annual event.
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