Check out these virtual arts activities while you’re at home!

Arc Stages presents online adult and children’s classes, live-streamed concerts, open mic night sessions and summer camps both onsite and online classes in Acting Technique, Choreography, Music and Vocal Technique, and more. arcstages.org/connects 

  • SummerStage Camp: Onsite from July 6-August 15 at 9am-3pm and Online from July 6-17 at 9:30-11:30am via Zoom 

Arts and Culture Committee for Town of Greenburgh presents The Kids Short Story Connection, a two-hour workshop series for kids who love to write. The workshops will be held on Saturdays from July 11-August 1 at 10am via Zoom. 

ARTS 10566 provides fun and enriching instructional lesson-based activities through its new interactive platform, available for students, parents and the community. New classes are posted every Monday at 3pm. To learn more, click here.

ArtsWestchester is providing weekly social media activities, such as Art of the Week assignments every Monday, a look back at the staff’s favorite exhibited works every Thursday, virtual ArtsMobile activities for kids, Teen Tuesday and Thursday programs and more. facebook.com/artswestchester and instagram.com/artswestchester

Bedford Playhouse’s Virtual Playhouse brings a selection of interactive programs, from comedies to environmental documentaries, author talks, weekly trivia for kids and more. For a full list of current programs, click here and visit facebook.com/bedfordplayhouse and instagram.com/bedfordplayhouse.

Blue Door Art Center’s “Shattered: Glassworks” exhibition is available online. The center will also host a series of free art workshops for kids and writing workshops for adults on Saturdays via Zoom. 

Broadway Training Center offers week-long virtual summer camp sessions via Zoom for the month of July and 2-week camp sessions in August that will either be via Zoom or a blended mix of Zoom and in-person if safety guidelines permit. 

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts offers a variety of music and family programs. Audiences can enjoy new live-streamed concerts and past performances by world-renowned artists on youtube.com/c/caramoor.

  • Sunday, July 12 | 3pm
    Decoda
    FREE Streaming Program
    More Info
  • Thursday, July 16 | 7pm
    Calidore String Quartet
    LIVE Stream
    More Info
  • Thursday, July 23 | 7pm
    Musicians from The Knights
    LIVE Stream
    More Info
  • Thursday, July 30 | 7pm
    4th Annual Chamber Feast
    LIVE Stream
    More Info
  • Thursday, August 6 | 7pm
    Sandbox Precussion
    LIVE Stream
    More Info

Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill will host all summer classes online and via remote learning. The Center’s Youth Arts Technology program is an online STEAM program focused on engaging youth in arts technology integration. Click here to register for Summer classes.

Clay Art Center is working hard on new ways to bring the high quality educational opportunities and programs they are known for while abiding by social distancing restrictions. New adult, teen and classes for kids are available via Zoom on their website. They offer curbside pick up for supplies too!

  • Starting Monday, July 20
    New: Glazing Open Studios
    Both the Annex and Main classroom will be open for you to begin glazing bisque work (no wet clay work).
    By appointment only (2 hour sessions).
    Book today!
  • Tuesday, July 21 | 7-8pm
    Artist Demo: Thrown & Altered with
    Martha Grover
    Learn more and register here.

Concordia Conservatory Summer Program an enriching 4-week virtual summer camp program from June 29 through July 24, in response to current health guidelines from New York State. For more info click here.

Copland House is posting videos of past performances with a new “Coping …with Copland House,” series. coplandhouse.org/coping

Dance Cavise offers a Summer Dance Program with beginner, intermediate and advanced dance intensive level Zoom classes from July 6-31, as well a Broadway Master Class Series on Fridays from July 10-31 at 10am-12pm. dancecavise.com

Downtown Music has been posting video excerpts from past concerts each Wednesday on their Facebook page. facebook.com/dtmusicgrace

Emelin Theatre Virtual Screen Room. Stream the best in independent, international and documentary films for the price of a movie ticket. $12 per film. For the complete list of offerings, click here. More streaming available on facebook.

The Ground Glass will present “The Decisive Moment Revisited,” a virtual photography exhibit inspired by the works of famous photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. The exhibit will be on view on The Ground Glass website. thegroundglass.org

Hammond Museum and Japanese Strolling Gardens are currently closed in accordance with State requirements, but once they are open, head there and stroll the grounds and breathe the fresh air. In the meantime they are offering some virtual activities for families and adults and a virtual exhibition.

  • On view through June 5, 2021
    Hammond Museum Artist Members
    Virtual Gallery
    Curated exhibition for Hammond Museum Artist members viewable on the Hammond’s virtual exhibition website. Each exhibit will stay online for a year. Curated by Bibiana Huang Matheis
    More Info

Harrison Public Library is offering suggestions on its website for what to read, watch, listen to and learn.  harrisonpl.org/explore

  • Sur-Fis Elements X 3 Virtual Exhibition: July 1-31

Hoff-Barthelson Music School presents an Online Summer Arts Program for grades 1-12 which will offer students the opportunity to grow in their enjoyment and practice of music. The school will also offer a new online Summer Early Childhood Music and First Instrument program for children and families on July 6, July 20 and August 3. hbms.org

Hudson River Museum’s Museum From Home offers a variety of recorded programs and workshops, with new content being added each week. Audiences can also explore the museum’s Derrick Adams: Buoyant online exhibition on Google Arts and Culture.

  • Sunday, July 26 | 1:30pm
    Curator Tour from Home: Derrick Adams Selects
    Zoom and Facebook Live
    Registration required for this FREE event
    For complete details, click here.

Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art’s interactive digital tours will educate viewers about several highlighted exhibitions. Virtual tours of the exhibitions How We Live and .edu: Art Faculty of the Hudson Valley are available on the Museum’s website.

Hudson Valley Writers Center  is offering a series of classes and readings, all online, and ready for immediate rgistration. For a complete list of will now offer youth programs, virtual classes, workshops and online readings, visit writerscenter.org.

  • Open Writes | 7:30 – 9:30pm
    Second Saturdays every month
    This group takes place via ZOOM.
    For more info, click here.

Jacob Burns Film Center is highlighting staff-chosen films, as well as its Viewing and Doing series, which provides a short films with related activities.  education.burnsfilmcenter.org/education/blog

Jazz Forum Arts has launched Jazz Forum @ Home, a series of live-streamed concerts on Facebook Live these concerts are FREE of charge.  You can also visit their YouTube page for additional performances.

  • Saturday July 11 | 7pm
    Karrin Allyson | Live Stream Performance
    More Info here

Jitterbugs Jazz for Kids @ Home | Bringing Jazz to a new generation of New Yorkers, ages 2-7 years old! Each event is a stand-alone class which will feature two instructors who lead the children through interactive music games. The children will get to know Jazz through storytelling, movement, listening and playing with instruments.

Jay Heritage Center The grounds of Jay Heritage Center are open for your enjoyment, although the buildings remain closed through September. You can enjoy several past exhibitions online and attend virtual events right in your living room.

  • Tuesday, July 14 | 6pm
    Saving African American Historic Places with Brent Leggs
    Brett Leggs is the Executive Director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
    For more info, click here.

John Jay Homestead interactive activities, such as children’s projects, a virtual tour and downloadable worksheets on its website.  johnjayhomestead.org

Katonah Museum of Art’s slideshow and virtual tour of its upcoming rescheduled “Bisa Butler” exhibition, as well as downloadable kids activities, introduce audiences to the artist’s quilted portraits. katonahmuseum.org

For fun family projects, check out Art Where You Are updated weekly.

Lagond Music School is dedicated to contemporary music education and live music performance. Our vision is the cultivation of educated musicians with a passion for their craft and the confidence to achieve their goals. For complete camp, classes and other upcoming events, visit their website.

  • June 15 – August 28
    Summer Super Sessions (Grades 2-12)
    Enrollment May 1 – June 30
    A virtual music summer camp that provides a custom tailored program geared to the interests of your child to ignite their passion in a variety of area which includes private lessons, singer song writing, vocal and a variety of workshops and masterclasses.  Meet and get training by musicians around the world and gain skills while engaging in a fun filled musical learning experience.
    More Info
  • July 20 – August 14
    Summer Music College Prep Program (Grades 9-12)
    Enrollment May 1 – June 30
    A one month unique summer program where highly trained instructors will provide the skills for a customized program for your student to enter the world of music post high school.
    More Info

M&M Performing Arts Company in partnership with Red Monkey Theater Group present The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes on YouTube. Tal Aviezer, Artist Director of Red Monkey who has adapted several Sherlock Holmes stories for stage is doing readings, in costume, for free, in his living room. The series is available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCweubkh6NsYCJCbIWmOr8MA.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art take a virtual tour of past exhibitions in the gallery. madelynjordonfineart.com/exhibition

Mamaroneck Artists Guild is using Facebook to highlight the artworks of their artist. facebook.com/MAG.Larchmont

Mariachi Sol Mixteco is a White Plains based family Mariachi group that will surprise your family and friends with a virtual serenade! For more information, click here. Facebook and InstraGram

Music at Asbury has put together a series of full-length concerts from past seasons, available to stream on its website. New concerts will be released on Sundays, May 3 and May 10. http://www.musicatasbury.com

Music Conservatory of Westchester: Registration is still open for private online/video lessons. musicconservatory.org/virtual-lessons

This summer, the Music Conservatory of Westchester is offering kids grades K-7 a new, online experience with fun, interactive classes to spark their interest in the visual and performing arts!

The Conservatory’s Virtual Summer Programs will be offered in three two-week sessions with Monday & Wednesday and Tuesday & Thursday class options:

  • Session 1: June 29 – July 10
  • Session 2: July 13 – July 24
  • Session 3: July 27 – August 7

Visit SummeratMCW.org for more details and to register!

New Choral Society. Making and sharing music is part of the principal mission, and since they can’t perform for you in person, they have shared some of their choral highlights from the past 26 years on a new SoundCloud channel. This includes works by Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Gounod, and Rossini as well as Randall Thompson’s Frostiana. Check out this video from December’s Messiah performance.

New York State will launch a new one-time rent subsidy program for low-income New Yorkers who were rent-burdened and lost income due to COVID. There will be a 14-day period for online applications starting July 16. Program application is available here.

Neuberger Museum of Art While the Neuberger Museum of Art is temporarily closed, weekly suggestions for virtual events and getaways or art-related projects that are perfect for young artists are being posted online at NEU To Do and NEU To Do for Kids.  You are also invited to join the museum for sneak peeks, conversations with special guests, in-depth Q&A sessions, and other experiences that virtually explore what’s happening Inside the NEU.

Ossining Arts Council Dr. Jill Kiefer is an art historian and teaching artist. She is the Director of What About Art? and a Member and Past President of the Ossining Arts Council. Jill has developed, implemented and taught comprehensive academic and lifelong learning programs at prestigious institutions in the USA and abroad. Beginning in June “Dr. Jill” will be offering virtual classes on a variety of topics. Every session runs for one hour. The presentations are around 35-45 minutes long with time left over for a Q&A. For more info, click here.

The Ossining Documentary Film Series presents it’s first virtual screening and panel discussion. This will be a live webcase and audience Q&A panel discussion. For information on upcoming screenings, click here.

Ossining Public Library’s Virtual Mother Goose Time will take place every Thursday at 10am on Facebook, facebook.com/ossiningpubliclibrary and other resources while we are all Stuck at Home.

Pelham Art Center is hosting a series of virtual studio visits a unique opportunity to learn about the work and careers of artists specializing in different media. You are invited to join studio visits and art workshops. Your $10 admission directly supports the artists and the Pelham Art Center. For complete list of online events go to their event page and Facebook page.

  • Community Art Days | 1-3pm
    Sunday, August 2  | Raindate Sunday, July 9
    More Info.

Pelham Picture House is presenting short films, each with discussion questions and activities that can be adapted into teaching tools for students of any grade level. instagram.com/the_picturehouse.

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College Experience something…virtual. The Purchase PAC has always been the place to see world-class performing arts: music, dance, theatre, film, comedy, and family programming. With the theatres currently closed, The Performing Arts Center is on a mission to deliver the arts directly to you. Click here to learn about The PAC in Your Living Room initiative.

Play Group Theater Join PGTonline! Enroll now for the April Writers’ Series, YOGA for Actors, Musical Theatre History, VacationLAB, and the much anticipated PGT Project 24 [zoom-style]. To learn more visit: http://www.playgroup.org/online/

  • PGTonline program allows audiences to enroll for virtual classes, and the PGT Project 24 via Zoom.
  • Camp PGT: July 6 -August 14. The summer camp will provide professional virtual theatre camps in every subject, from filmmaking to design and more. 

Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA) uses the transformative power of the arts to help people in prison develop skills to unlock their potential and succeed in the larger community. RTA also seeks to raise public awareness of the humanity behind prison walls.

  • Amazing Grace (33 minutes, documentary) showcases RTA putting on an original performance at Bedford Hills Coorectional Facility. Viewable on Vimeo here.
  • Dramatic Escape (90 minute, documentary) follow the entire acr of RTA mounting Aaron Sorkin’s play A Few Good Men. Orginally aired on PBS and available here.

RiverArts creating community through the arts continues to challenge us in new ways. Many programs are continuing on line. These includes music, dance and art lessons, virtual studio tours and more. Keep up to date  at Facebook, InstaGram and Youtube.

  • Online Classes for Kids. River Arts offers SummerArts shortened, affordable classes, providing your kids fun in a virtual environment. Click here for a complete schedule.
  • Monica Shulman Virtual Studio Tour
    Artist Monica Shulman took over RiverArts InstaGram Story this past Thursday. If you missed it, don’t worry; you can walk through her bright Dobbs Ferry studio in this video.
  • Six-Pack Music Lessons!
    Looking for something to do at home? Try music lessons! Classes are taught by world-class musicians and are now offered virtually. Classes are for all ages. For more info click here.
  • Virtual Dance Lessons with Mary Ford-Sussman
    Channel your excess energy indo something that gets the heart pumping. Mary Ford Sussman, formerly a dance withe Limon Dance Company, is teaching virtual dance classes for all levels. For more infor click here.

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library highlights its digital collection, including e-books, audio books, music and streaming movies, TV for anyone with their library card. westchesterlibraries.org/listen-read

Rye Arts Centers new Summer 2.0 program offers online classes, private online lessons, and Musical Theater workshops, as well as other weekly offerings on its Facebook page. For a complete list of virtual classes, click here.

The Sanctuary Series will join with South Salem Presbyterian Church (New York) to present a special concert of hymns performed on the pipe organ in the Sanctuary of the Church. The concert is being presented as a tribute to the medical personnel and other essential workers who sacrifice each day for us on the front lines of the current COVID-19 crisis and to offer a moment of respite and reflection for the community. Visit their FACEBOOK PAGE for virtual concert offerings.

Steffi Nossen Dance SummerDance, a virtual summer dance community for pre-k – teens. Choose from a wide array of Camps and Intensives for a variety of ages, levels and disciplines.  Preschoolers to pre-professional dancers can enroll in any or all of the school’s 1-Week to 2-Week offerings the focus will be on students having a diverse dance experience while enhancing their technical and artistic growth. Camps and Intensives offered in Creative Movement, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater and Composition. This is a great opportunity to build communication skills and self-assurance while exploring creativity right in your own home.  A Summer Experience your dancer should not miss! Clear the floor and join us! Register now for the full camp or design your daily schedule. Learn more…

Taconic Opera offers the New  York Opera Conservatory production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni (A Pandemic Nightmare). It has been totally reimagined as a comedy taking place during a pandemic, and created entirely by relying on digital technology and cell phones. The entire production was staged, filmed and edited without any of the cast and technical crew leaving home. This production was directed by Dan Montez, General/Artistic Director, Taconic Opera; Director, NY Opera Conservatory. Click here to view on YouTube.

Tarrytown Music Hall has launched a series of free one-hour workshops for kids. Previous topics included Shakespeare and Creative Writing. tarrytownmusichall.org/academy

Untermyer Performing Arts has dedicated itself to community service since its formation in 1976. All of our events always have been and continue to be presented free of charge!

Westchester Children’s Museum has created WCM at Home, a page on their website with creative and fun projects for families to do at home! For more information at WMC at Home, click here. Discover WMC on Facebook and InstaGram.

Westchester Collaborative Theater hosted a free virtual theater production, COVID Diaries: Notes from the Frontlines, a mix of 11 original short plays and monologues inspired by recent events, written by WCT members and featuring WCT actors. The production is available on the Theater’s YouTube channel.

Westchester Italian Cultural Center is making it easy for you absorb Italian art and music from your living room, sitting on the back patio or while out for walk. All webinars are available at reasonable prices and some are even FREE. For a complete list of virtual offerings, click here.

White Plains Performing Arts Center’s Summer Theatre Academy offers an online Musical Theatre Intensive and in-person 1-3 week camp sessions for kids. In-person camps will conclude with musical performances, including Disney’s Descendants, Moana JR, The Wizard of Oz and more.

White Plains Public Library has built a “Stuck at Home” page on its website, which includes resources chosen by Josh Carlson, Manager of Youth Services. whiteplainslibrary.org/2020/03/stuck-at-home-staff-picks

YoFi Digital Media Center Friday Film Series: Every Friday YoFi DMAC presents an evening of independent film and conversation. Cost: $15.00. For info on upcoming screenings visit https://www.yofidmac.com/

  • Talkback | Saturday, July 18 | 2pm
    Biarfra: Forgotten Mission
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE
  • Talkback | Saturday, July 18 | 3pm
    The Congo – An Irish Affair
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE
  • Talkback | Saturday, July 18 | 4pm
    Open Mic Dublin – The Movie
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE
  • Talkback | Sunday, July 19th | 2pm
    Lost Children of the Carricks
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE
  • Talkback | Sunday, July 19 | 3pm
    Irish Voices Short Film Showcase
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE
  • Talkback | Sunday, July 19 | 4pm
    The Ring that Tied the Room Together
    Flexible online screening
    Info, Trailer & Tix HERE