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Spirit of Life Showcased in Antiques Magazine

David B. Dearinger recently wrote an article for Antiques Magazine about Daniel Chester French, which highlighted his sculpture “Spirit of Life.” The article “Feminine Mystique: Woman as Allegory in the Sculpture of Daniel Chester French.” Click the image below to view the article.  
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4th Annual TRASK Art Show & Sale

The 4th Annual TRASK Art Show & Sale, an evening that brings local artists and art lovers together to celebrate the spirit of Saratoga Springs. The one-night-only juried art show and sale will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 6:30PM—9:30PM at the Canfield Casino in Congress Park. Tickets are $55 for SSPF Members, $65 […]
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Official Restoration Kickoff for the Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial Project!

Commissioner Anthony “Skip” Scirocco, SSPF Executive Director Samantha Bosshart, & Mayor Joanne Yepsen Saratoga Springs, NY: Friday, July 25th at 11 am, the City of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation will officially kickoff their joint project to restore the Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial dedicated to the memory and efforts […]
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Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Grants Major Support to Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial Restoration

To donate to this effort, please visit www.spiritofliferestoration.org. All support is appreciated.   The Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust, in keeping with one of its purposes to support cultural programs in the Saratoga region, recently awarded the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation with its largest grant of 2013 – $50,000 toward the restoration of the Spirit […]
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2012 Annual Report

Interested in learning what the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation accomplished over the past calendar year, please read our 2012 Annual Report.  If you have any questions, please contact the office at (518) 587-5030.  Please click here.
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TRASK ARTISTS ANNOUNCED! View the Accepted Artist List & Important Reminders

LIST OF ACCEPTED ARTISTS: Amejo Amyot: “Meditating on the Spirit of Life” and “The Spirit of the Saratoga Moon” Amy Nichol: “Yaddo Fountain” Anne Diggory: “Saratoga Rhythms”, “On the Aisle” and “On the Lawn” Anthony Aquino: “The Spirit of Life, Cecil” Audrey Grendahl Kuhn: “Rose Garden at Yaddo – 3” Blue Iris Photography (Linda Peluso): […]
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2012 Spirit of Preservation Celebration Success!

  Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Executive Director Samantha Bosshart stands with Spirit of Preservation award recipients during Friday’s award celebration at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Shown from left are SSPF Executive Director Samantha Bosshart, and honorees Nick Palmetto, Barbara Glaser, and Randy Martin. Nick Palmetto and Randy Martin were honored for their many contributions to […]
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TRASK Art Show and Benefit Reception

      Saratoga Springboard and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation have aligned to plan TRASK: Preserving Saratoga Springs Through Art, an art show and fundraiser to benefit the Foundation’s efforts to restore the Spencer Trask Memorial, which includes the Spirit of Life sculpture, in Congress Park.  TRASK, will held on Thursday, June 28, 2012, […]
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Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl Great Success!

On Saturday October 15, 2011 the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (SSPF) held its first annual Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl to raise funds for the Spencer Trask Memorial & Spirit of Life Restoration Campaign. Over 80 people attended the event, which kicked-off from the Old Bryan Inn on Maple Street, who served one free drink […]
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COMMUNITY MEETING

Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial Restoration Campaign Monday, OCTOBER 3rd, 2011   7pm Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway Please join SSPF, along with friends, partners, and volunteers to learn more about the Spirit of Life & Spencer Trask Memorial Restoration Campaign. Both SSPF and City of Saratoga Springs have partnered together for this four […]
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