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Sharon Springs Poetry Festival 2022

2022 Sharon Springs Poetry Festival
October 14 & 15, 2022
Sharon Springs, NY

Klinkhart Hall Arts Center is pleased to announce the sixth annual Sharon Springs Poetry Festival, live and in-person and with another brilliant line-up of poets! Poets Jennifer Grotz, Joyce Carol Oates, and Terrance Hayes will join Festival founder Paul Muldoon Friday & Saturday, October 14 & 15, 2022.

Schedule & registration details to be announced soon. Read more . . .

Free public readings; free student & adult poetry workshops; free panel discussion.

Klinkhart Hall Arts Center’s programs are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

The 2022 Sharon Springs Poetry Festival is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit

Klinkhart in the Park 2022

June 15, 2022
Klinkhart Hall Arts Center is pleased to announce a full Summer Season of entertainment. It all starts with the return of the popular but long-absent FREE Wednesday night concert series in Chalybeate Park.

But that’s not all: there is Free Shakespeare in the Park, the Sharon Springs Dance Festival, performances of A.R. Gurney’s play Love Letters, and more.

Then there is the 6th Sharon Springs Poetry Festival with Joyce Carol Oates, Jennifer Grotz, and Terrance Hayes, plus two all-new poetry events.

Read more . . .

Chalybeate Park

Klinkhart Hall Arts Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to preserve the historic Klinkhart Hall building in Sharon Springs, New York and to establish it as an arts center for the regional and local communities.