New Website! Much, Much More to Come

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Our 2014 Season is starting out with a new website, designed for us by our beloved Swat Team, Gibson Hill of Franklin. And all our 2014 workshops are now posted. Performances and Special Events are listed, too. Cruise our new site regularly, take a look at the growing list of events and send us your feedback!

Celebrating the Arts & Life in the Catskills!

This is our 39th Year of Celebrating the Arts & Life in the Catskills!

The West Kortright Centre is a thriving arts & community center in a bucolic farm valley that has been celebrating the arts and life in the northern Catskills since 1975.


• Outstanding Performances
• Shakespeare in the Valley
• Compelling Workshops
• Stellar Gallery Exhibits
• Annual Gala Dance
• Landscape & Garden Tour
• Glorious Wedding Spot

Mulgrew Miller Band

Legendary Performers Past & Present

The Centre, known for presenting fine programming in an acoustically warm and intimate auditorium, has enticed hundreds of musicians, actors, writers and other performers from as far away as Ireland, Italy, Zaire, Ukraine, Jamaica, Angola, Palestine, Uganda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Zimbabwe, Mali, Sweden, Morocco, Israel, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil.

Artists presented at The West Kortright Centre include composers John Cage, Meredith Monk, Peter Schickele, and Virgil Thompson; poets Allen Ginsberg, Sekou Sundiata, and Hayden Carruth; [Read More...]