Zoëtrope Sun Festival

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General Admission

$35 Friday meal included / $25 Student/26 or under

$20 Saturday / $10 Student/26 or under

$50 Full Package / $35 Student/26 or under


Special Packages

$80 Bronze -  full package admission for 1, your name published in the program and one ALN tote bag

$125 Silver - full package admission for 2, your name published in the program, two tote bags, and an 11” x 17" poster

$350 Gold - full package admission for 4, your name published in the program, four tote bags, an 11” x 17” poster signed by all participants, and a SunShip exhibition catalogue. 

$500 Platinum - full package admission for 4, your name published in the program, four tote bags, an 11” x 17” poster signed by all participants, a SunShip exhibition catalogue, and one original work created during the Zoetrope Sun workshop 


Friday August 5th: 4pm - 11pm

Saturday August 6th: noon - late 


Parking (Free)

1548 Burden Lake Road

Please follow directions by the staff onsite. 



The House at 1543 Burden Lake Road


Camping - $10 per tent

If you are interested in camping, please purchase your campsite when placing your ticket order. The camping site is located 2 miles from the venue, and shuttles will be periodically available throughout the day.


Albany shuttle - $5 per person, roundtrip

Daily shuttle to/from Albany train and bus station will be available at times TBA.


Food and beverages

Friday’s dinner is included in the ticket price. Beverages will be available for purchase.

Food and beverage stands will be available throughout Saturday.

Cash is strongly encouraged for your purchases at food and beverage stands.


Zoetrope Sun Workshop

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Additional Info

Festival Zoëtrope Sun

This immersive festival will present works created during Zoëtrope Sun, a four-week summer workshop, bringing together architects, artists, filmmakers, musicians, composers, physicists, poets, photographers, actors, mimes, chefs, and scientists.

The festival opens on Friday, August 5th with dinner and a recital of contemporary piano music performed by Michael Harrison and Sophia Subayya Vastek(music composition by Michael Harrison and Philip Glass).

The two days will comprise an array of installations, spoken word pieces, film screenings, performances, workshops, concerts, open mics, and culinary creations presented by Arts Letters & Numbers participants, and visiting artists.


Getting Here

Averill Park is accessible via personal vehicle, train, bus or plane. Parking is available if arriving in personal vehicle. We are able to provide pick-up and drop-offs from train (Amtrak) and bus (Megabus/ GoToBus/Greyhound/PeterPan), or airport (Albany Int’l Airport).

Amtrak ( from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselear Station
--> going along the Hudson River is absolutely stunning - tickets are between $42-$80 one way

Megabus ( from New York 34th St b/t 11th Ave and 12th Ave to Albany-Rensselear
--> $5-$30 one way and the price includes free wifi (tickets are cheaper if booked ahead of time)
GoToBus ( New York - 128 Central Avenue, Albany --> fixed rate $15 one way
Greyhound ( New York - Albany
--> $15-$53 one way (the least schedule reliable bus option)


Albany Int’l Airport or Rensselear Country Airport

North (Montreal)
Take I-87 S to Albany/Troy → to 7 E → 787 S → I-90 E → NY-43 E to Averill Park → R Burden Lake Road, Mill on R
East (Boston, Providence)
Take Mass Pike I-90 W to New York transfer to NY-22 N → NY-43 W to Averill Park → L Burden Lake Road, Mill on R
South (New York)
Take I-87 N to Albany transfer I-90 E to I-90 W toward Albany/Hudson → US-20 E → exit NY-150 N → R Millers Corners Rd → L Burden Lake Road, Mill on L
West (Albany)
Take I-787 N → I-90 E → NY-43 E → R Burden Lake Road, Mill on Right