Spring Lights

April 16-May 9, 2021

Underwriter’s Opening Night

Saturday, April 10

Join Us in Opening a New Outdoor Light And Sound Experience for the Community

We invite you to underwrite “Spring Lights”

“Spring Lights” is a new outdoor experience in the gardens and grounds of the Thomas Cole National Historic Site after nightfall with moments of dynamic lighting and immersive soundscapes, celebrating Thomas Cole’s love of nature. Sponsors will underwrite the entire four-week run as well as “Free Community Fridays” for families with kids in local public schools.

Opening Night will include sweet & savory treats catered by The Athens Rooster.

Spring Lights General Admission

General Admission Tickets Coming Soon
Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from April 16 through May 9
General admission is $20. With underwriter support, we plan to offer discounted tickets at $5 to teens age 13 to 19 and free admission to kids age 12 and under.

Underwriter’s Opening Night

Saturday, April 10
Timed entry starting at 7:45 pm. Space is Limited. 
See below levels for underwriter support. Rain date Sunday, April 11.

Free Community Fridays

With Underwriter support, we plan to offer free admission every Friday for families with children in the Greene and Columbia County public school systems.

Spring Lights is designed by Clerestory Light, a leading sound and light (son et lumiere) creative agency

Painting: Emily Cole, Untitled, April, 1881. Thomas Cole National Historic Site. 

Become a Spring Lights Underwriter

$4,500 Community Underwriter

Sponsorship of Free Community Fridays with free admission for families in the Greene and Columbia County public school systems. Includes highlighted listing on all opening night and programming materials and ten (10) Opening Night tickets.

 

$3,500 Elementary Students Underwriter

Sponsorship of free admission for kids 12 and under for the entire run of Spring Lights. Includes sponsorship listing on all opening night and programming materials and eight (8) Opening Night tickets.

 

$2,500 High School Students Underwriter

Sponsorship of $5 admission for teens age 13-19 for the entire run of Spring Lights. Includes sponsorship listing on all opening night and programming materials and six (6) Opening Night tickets.

 

$1,200 Sustainability Underwriter

Sponsorship of program electricity sourced from renewable energy and compostable cups & utensils for Opening Night and entire run of Spring Lights. Includes sponsorship listing on all opening night and programming materials and four (4) Opening Night tickets.

 

$800 Luminary Underwriter

Sponsorship of free personal lights for kids 12 and under for the entire run of Spring Lights. Includes sponsorship listing on all opening night and programming materials and family admission (2 adults & 2 kids) Opening Night tickets.

 

$450 Friend

Sponsorship of Spring Lights. Includes sponsorship listing on all opening night and programming materials and two (2) Opening Night tickets.

 

$200 Opening Night Single Ticket will go on sale in March pending availability

Includes one ticket to Opening Night.

Reservations

For reservations and questions email Jennifer at jgreim@thomascole.org

Painting: Thomas Cole, The Voyage of Life: Childhood, 1842, The National Gallery of Art 

Made possible by a generous grant from

The Bay & Paul Foundations

in support of using light to inspire new experiences

Jennifer GreimSpring Lights