Thursday, 16 June 2022 13:05

SPAC Partners with The Tang, Saratoga Arts in “Dance Around Town: A Photographic Celebration”

Merce My Way by Mikhail Baryshnikov exhibit at SPAC.  Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos. Merce My Way by Mikhail Baryshnikov exhibit at SPAC. Photo by Thomas Dimopoulos.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Celebrating Saratoga Springs’ history as a city of dance and as summer home of New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center has partnered with Saratoga Arts and The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery to present Dance Around Town: A Photographic Celebration. 

Kicking off in June, Dance Around Town is a citywide collection of dance photographs that showcases the endless energy and triumphant spirit of dance with three dedicated exhibitions by world-renowned artists, including Merce My Way by Mikhail Baryshnikov at SPAC, Ageless Dancers by Betti Franceschi at Saratoga Arts, and Robert Tracy on Dance at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College. 

“Dance Around Town” Schedule: 

Merce My Way. Location: The Pines at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Viewing Times: June 17-19 (12 noon – 5 p.m.). The collection will also be available for viewing to all ticket holders of SPAC’s classical programming. 

Ageless Dancers. Location: Saratoga Arts. Dates: June 18 – August 13. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Noon-4 p.m. 

Robert Tracy on Dance. Location: The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery. Dates: June 4 – August 21. Hours:  Thursday Noon-9 p.m.; Friday/Saturday/Sunday Noon-5 p.m.

All three exhibitions will be available to view at no cost. Visit spac.org for more details.    

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