Saratoga Salon

Announcing the 2021 Saratoga Salon Series

In the coming year, we’ll discuss current events, see how a pioneering visual artist explores the impact of climate change in his larger-than-life artworks, spend the evening with a best-selling writer, and more. Each exclusive gathering will be small enough to allow for sustained conversation with the Guest(s) of Honor.

May 13, 2021 – Virtual Program

Scoop! Behind the headlines with Katherine Rosman

Pull up a chair for a riveting discussion with The New York Times’, Katherine Rosman. Katie will lead a stimulating conversation about a current event and its impact on contemporary American culture today. Katie is the author of, If You Knew Suzy: A Mother, a Daughter and a Reporter’s Notebook, a deeply moving recreation of her late-mother’s surprising life beyond her roles as mom and wife. An alum of The Wall Street Journal, she is an investigative features reporter for The Times.

August 12, 2021

Explore the intersection between thought-provoking art
and climate change with internationally renowned visual artist, Blane De St. Croix.

Blane will discuss his current MASS MoCA exhibit,
How to Move a Landscape,
which features drawings and sculptures alongside newly-commissioned large-scale installations that incorporate recent scientific findings about the Earth’s dissolving permafrost layer. Each Salon member will also receive tickets to attend his stunning exhibit at MASS MoCA, running through September 6, 2021.

September 2021

Wild Card Night

We’ll keep the third gathering
spontaneous to allow us to react
to new openings.

Full details to be announced soon! 

October 29, 2021

In Conversation with Carmen Maria Machado

An evening with one of America’s most talked-about
authors, Carmen Maria Machado, to discuss her
upcoming novel. A National Book Award finalist, her
essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in The
New Yorker
, The New York Times, Granta, and Vogue. NPR has said, “Carmen Maria Machado’s stories build and build until they surround and ensnare and at the
end you’re always glad to be all tangled up.”