Seeking donations for our Silent Auction & Rummage Sale Fundraiser

The Annual West Kortright Fair on September 2 includes our ever-popular Silent Auction and Rummage Sale to benefit The WKC. We are looking for donations to make this sale a success again— anything that will fetch a price. For instance: indoor/outdoor furniture, knick-knacks, linens, rugs, jewelry, framed pictures, groovy clothes, books, toys, musical instruments, china, crystal, gardening tools, etc. (Note: we […]

The MVB Fund

The board of the West Kortright Centre has decided to establish The MVB Fund as a dedicated on-going account to subsidize programs each year in honor of founding director Martha Van Burek’s amazing career. In her 31 years as head of The WKC, Martha’s energy, enthusiasm, compassion, and hard work enriched our community in countless […]

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 […]

(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 […]