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

This is your monthly guide of exhibitions, concerts, theatrical performances, films and children programs available to stream at home, office or anywhere else you enjoy the arts. Programs are presented by Art Centers, Galleries, Museums, Theaters and Film Houses for your enjoyment.

Please check with organizations to confirm event details.

Arc Stages is offering acting classes and performance workshops for all ages.

ArtsWestchester presents Together apART: Creating During COVID, an in-person and online exhibition that reflects individual contemplations on the year of the pandemic (IN PERSON). The show will be on view through August 1. Gallery hours: Wed-Fri & Sun: 12-5pm, Saturday 12-6pm. The organization also offers ArtsMobile activities, Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays program and more.​

Blue Door Art Center presents Colors of Spring, an in-person and virtual exhibition of paintings, sculpture, clay work, photos, prints and other works that embrace the colors of spring. The exhibition is on view through June 12. Gallery hours: Thurs: 3-6pm, Fri: 3-6pm, Sat: 1-6pm.

Bedford Playhouse’s Virtual Playhouse brings a selection of interactive programs, from comedies to environmental documentaries, author talks, weekly trivia for kids and more.

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts‘ grounds will be open and free to the public Fridays through Sundays from June 11 through October 10. Visitors can discover site- specific installations, part of an annual exhibition of sound art called “Sonic Innovations,” from Friday to Sunday. Live-streamed concerts and past performances by world-renowned artists are also available on youtube.com/caramoor.

Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College hosts classes online and via remote learning. The Center offers digital arts education, including web development, 2D/3D animation, digital video and more. Click here for the full list of classes. Interested students should contact Dr. Sherry Mayo at [email protected] or 914-606-7385.

Clay Art Center is open for on-site visits and open studio sessions by appointment (IN PERSON). The Center also offers virtual classes, artist lectures and demonstrations, as well as a virtual and in-person exhibition, State of Emergence, featuring ceramic works by emerging artists of color.

The City of White Plains presents a Juneteenth Heritage Festival on June 12. This virtual program will have live music performances, a flag-raising ceremony and an ancestral prayer by Joseph Boykin, with Salim Ptah on drums, and more. The festival will also include past parade and festival footage. 11am-1pm via the White Plains Juneteenth Heritage Facebook page.

Color Camera Club of Westchester will be presenting photographic programs via Zoom. The club, in conjunction with Croton Council of the Arts, is presenting the virtual exhibit, “Visions During Lockdown,” featuring photographs that were either taken during the pandemic or photographs that express the feelings of the photographer about being in lockdown. Colorcameraclub.com

Copland House’s virtual performance and conversation series, UNDERSCORED, continues to offer premieres, revivals and classics by American composers.

Croton Council on the Arts and the Ossining Arts Council will host a virtual needle felting workshop with Jeanne-Noel Mahoney on June 26 at 4pm.

Downtown Music at Grace is broadcasting its noon concerts of chamber music and a variety of genres on its YouTube page.

Emelin Theatre is presenting a diverse roster of virtual events, including musical concerts and film screenings as part of its Film Club.

Greenburgh Arts and Culture Committee will host its Kids Short Story Connection series of Zoom writing workshops. Young writers aged 10-17 will work in a virtual, roundtable setting to develop their creativity, improve old stories and write new ones. For more information, contact Sarah Bracey White, (914) 682-1574 or via email at [email protected]

The Ground Glass presents The Written Word, an online exhibition featuring photographs that expresses and interprets the written media in daily lives. The group’s online photography exhibition, Abstractions, is also still on view. Thegroundglass.org

Hammond Museum presents an Artist Members Virtual Gallery, featuring the works of the museum’s members through 2022. For a complete list of programs and workshops, visit hammondmuseum.org.

Harrison Public Library presents From Seeds to Blooms, a virtual art exhibition showcasing nature with a scientific touch. The library also hosts virtual workshops for teens and adults via Zoom, online book clubs, yoga classes for adults and more. For a complete list of programs, virtual classes and workshops, visit harrisonpl.org/events/harrison.

Hoff-Barthelson Music School offers a virtual Master Class Series, which consists of class coaching by guest artists, world-class musicians and educators.

Hudson River Museum presents Border Cantos | Sonic Border, a collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and sculptor and composer Guillermo Galindo that addresses the humanitarian situation at the wall between the U.S. and Mexico (IN PERSON). Also on view: Librado Romero (IN PERSON) and Landscape Art & Virtual Travel: Highlights from the Collections of the HRM and Art Bridges (IN PERSON). Museum Hours: Thurs-Sun: 12–5pm.

Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art is reopened by appointment, with an expanded exhibition of How We Live. Virtual tours, and an in-depth Sculpture Trail Walk are available on the Museum’s website. Hours: Thursday-Saturday by appointment.

  • Climbing the Walls – A Virtual Theater, Poetry and Image Project in collaboration with Studio Theater in Exile: On view now
  • Writing the Walls, original poetry in response to the art works in How We Live, in collaboration with Studio Theater in Exile: Ongoing

Hudson Valley Writers Center will present free readings throughout the month and a special offer on Slapering Hol Press chapbooks. A series of classes and readings, all online, are open for registration. For a complete list, visit writerscenter.org.

For more programs from Hudson Valley Writers Center, click here.

Irvington Theater will stream One This I Want Youu To Know, centers around queer voices and celebrats living one’s truth as members of the LGBTQIA+ community share their art and their stories. June 23-25.

Jacob Burns Film Center continues to screen new releases and repertory films in its Virtual​ Screening Room.

Jazz Forum Arts continues its Jazz Forum @ Home series of concerts that are live-streamed on Facebook Live every Saturday at 7pm, and Jitterbugs @ Home, which provides online jazz classes for kids aged 2-5.

Jay Heritage Center The grounds of Jay Heritage Center are open for your enjoyment. You can enjoy several past exhibitions online and attend virtual events right in your living room. Please contact JHC directly for information on access to buildings.

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

Katonah Museum of Art is displaying Still/Live, an exhibition that explores how contemporary artists working in photography, video, and new media are reimagining the genre of still life (IN PERSON). Admission is by advance reservation. Hours: Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm, and Sun: 12-5pm.

Lyndhurst Mansion offers virtual offerings, such as 360 tours and online exhibitions.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild presents Art Critique Sessions, as part of its 2020-2021 Jump Start Your Art professional development series for emerging and established artists.

Suggestions, encouragement and feedback are given to enable artists to grow and make progress in their chosen medium. June 2 and 16 at 4:30pm.

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 will return to live performances on June 13 at 4pm with an outdoor program, “A Tribute to Jerome Kern.” Asbury Church has an outdoor chapel area adjacent to its parking lot, which will serve as the stage with audience members seated socially-distanced.

Neuberger Museum of Art is open to the public and presents new exhibitions featuring works from the museum’s collections: African Art and Culture, Then and Now: Modern and Contemporary Selections and Color and Motion, Ideas and Dreams: Modern and Contemporary Caribbean and South American Art. Pre-recorded 20-minute guided meditations are available on its website, as well as weekly art-related projects and activities for kids.

New Rochelle Council on the Arts presents “Juneteenth: A Narrative of Freedom,” an exhibition in honor of the annual holiday in Rotunda Gallery at City Hall. The exhibition will be on view for the month of June.​

Nowodworski Foundation presents Yonkers Community Quilt, a free virtual workshop series for those who are interested in art or want to participate in a community project that showcases the diversity of the city. Workshops will be held on select dates in June. To confirm/sign in, email [email protected].

Oak & Oil Gallery will display Recent Works by Linda Puiatti on view through July 6. Her new ethereal abstract paintings will be showcased alongside her representational works of landscapes, barns, sky and waterways.

Ossining Public Library offers a variety of online services including, Listen, Read and Watch offering music, books, comics and additional streaming services.  Online programs and activities are also available for adults, teens, and children.

Peekskill NAACP will present a virtual Juneteenth Celebration on June 19. This live-streamed event will celebrate the area’s matriarchs with songs of freedom. 6pm via the organization’s YouTube page.

Pelham Art Center presents Matthew Cole as the winner of the 11th Biennial Alexander Rutsch Award for Painting. A solo exhibition of paintings by Cole will be on view through June 26 (IN PERSON). The exhibition also includes a selection of original works by Alexander Rutsch. The Center also offers a series of virtual studio visits and workshops.

Pelham’s The Picture House offers film screenings via its virtual cinema and continues its Education at Home program, which presents short films with discussion questions and activities for students of any grade level.

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College’s online offerings include a range of live, recorded and curated events, education and entertainment.

The Play Group Theatre’s programs have been adapted for in-person social distance, and online participation for Spring 2021. Registration is now open for programs in Community Connection, Young Actor Co, Little Theatre, PGT Kids, Teen Co, On Camera, Musical Theatre Boot Camp, Design/Tech and Virtual Stage.

To learn more about Online and Hybrid classes and programs, visit the website.

RiverArts presents Virtual Salon Sundays, a series of local artists’ studio tours on June 13 & 27 at 3pm.

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

The Rye Arts Center will present Summer Warm-Up for Creative Kids, an in-person educational, multi-disciplinary creative arts immersion program designed specifically for Pre-K children. Dates include: June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25 at 9:15-11:15am. The Center also offers in-person and virtual classes in drawing, painting, ceramics and more.

The Schoolhouse Theater’s Pandemic Players will continue the Saturday afternoon FREE Zoom readings of an assortment of plays at 3pm.

Steffi Nossen School of Dance is looking forward to dancing in the studio starting June 28th. The school will offer 1-Week to 3-Week Camps and Intensives in Creative Movement, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater and Composition and early-evening drop -in Zoom classes in Modern, Jazz, and Conditioning for adults and teens. Health and safety guidelines will be strictly observed.

Tarrytown Music Hall’s “Night In With the Music Hall” series continues with weekly livestream concerts via its Facebook and YouTube pages.

Westchester Children’s Museum continues its virtual learning programs and resources, with STEAM activities for the whole family, an early literacy interactive program and more.

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.

Westchester Collaborative Theater’s inaugural Hudson Valley New Voices Festival will present new dramatic works featuring the personal stories of members of our Senior Community on June 4-6 at 8 & 3pm. The Festival will also present readings of short plays by Black, Indigenous, and people of color on June 18-20 at 8 & 3pm.

Westchester Community College will present a Juneteenth Celebration on June 18. This virtual celebration will feature music and discussions from multiple speakers. 11am-1:30pm via Zoom. sunywcc.edu

White Plains Performing Arts Center presents its annual Summer Theatre Academy, a professional theatre training program for young actors. The program’s camps, which range from one to three weeks, will give students the chance to shine in new Broadway hits and beloved musical theatre classics.

White Plains Public Library‘s webpage also provides online resources for families. Library hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am-7pm and Fri-Sat: 1-5pm.

For a complete listing on in-person and virtual program, please visit our online calender.

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