Celebrating 43 years of arts & community in East Meredith

Check back often for details about our 2018 Season! From French electroswing to Malian rock, gallery openings to youth theater, exciting things are happening in our little valley this year! Are you a WKC member? Membership perks include: •reduced ticket & workshop prices •ushering opportunities (=free admission!) •rental privileges •playbill member listing •a voice in the […]

Introducing our new Executive Director!

On behalf of the Board at the West Kortright Centre, I am so pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Amy Helfand. Amy comes to us from Brooklyn, with much experience in the arts and music world and we are confident that she shares the mission and the spirit of the WKC. Our founding Director, […]

(3/18) Annual Membership Gathering

Sunday, March 18th, 2-5PM Join us for music, Mexican food, and a bit of WKC business!  Live music by Jefferson Hamer with special guest Stephanie Coleman on fiddle. Greenane Farms, 196 County Highway 10, Meridale, NY 13806 $25 per person. Please RSVP by March 14th. SOLD OUT

2017 Year in Review

Looking for ways to show your love and appreciation for The WKC? • Donate to our Winter Fund Drive • Send us your WKC photos! • Become a 2018 WKC Member • Contribute to our program fund drive • Donate to our endowment fund • Review us on Yelp, Facebook, and/or Google • Become a […]

Thank you for being a part of our community!

A thousand thanks to all of our volunteers, members, sponsors, staff, board members, performers, playbill advertisers, and audience members for a phenomenal 2017 season! Looking for ways to show your love and appreciation for The WKC? • Become a 2018 WKC Member • Contribute to our program fund drive • Donate to our endowment fund […]

(11/5) Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

On Sunday, November 5th at 2PM, we present the closing event of our 2017 season—a celebration of flamenco music and dance. Members of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, one of America’s premier Spanish dance companies, will perform an entertaining and educational program in colorful, traditional costumes. Four artists—two dancers, a singer, and a guitarist—will demonstrate the flamenco dance […]

(10/1) Barn Tour

Our first Barn Tour fundraiser is Sunday, October 1st, from 11AM to 4PM! Take a self-guided tour of structures in the Hobart-Bloomville-Bovina area that characterize our region’s agricultural heritage and hilly farmland. Get an up-close look at iconic bank and ramp-style barns, the cupolas that decorate and ventilate them, their timber frames, and the stone foundations upon which […]

Heads Up! Multimedia Silent Auction Fundraiser

A thousand thanks to the contributors of the “Heads Up!” fundraising exhibit! Liz Hoheusle • Jessamee Sanders • Jill Tannone • Gerry Gomez Pearlberg • Yemana Sanders • Lanny Harrison • John Jackson •  Caitlyn Davey • Abby Kinsley • Richard Kathmann • Lisa Jacobson • Annie Hayes • Alan Herman • Drew Herman • […]

West Kortright Fair 2017 (Thank you’s)

A thousand thanks to everyone who joined us for our 12th Annual Labor Day Extravaganza! Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors: CADE, Pure Catskills, Townsquare Media, The Daily Star, Community Bank, Scoville-Meno Honda, Preferred Mutual, and Five Star Subaru. Extra thanks to the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation and Robert B. and Addie P. Thomson […]

East Meets West Theater Workshop Series (August)

The West Kortright Centre is offering its eighth annual East Meets West theater workshop series for teens and adults this August. Taught by actress and performance artist Lanny Harrison, the workshop will be held on four Thursdays: August 10, 17, 24, and 31, from 7–9 PM, off-site at the instructor’s East Meredith barn studio. The […]