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.
Arts10566 (Peekskill) Digital Learning In response to the times, Arts10566 has taken the initiative to collaborate with its creative team and the Peekskill School District to provide fun and enriching instructional lesson-based activities through our new interactive platform, available for students, parents and community. Programs are available in several disciplines. Contact Arts10566 for most up-to-the-minute information: [email protected].
Arc Stages presents a Oh Manhattan!, an original musical streamed live on March 5 and 6 at 8pm. The musical tells the story of two New Yorkers who find love at the dog-run, and learn several semi-valuable lessons along the way. Spring Acting Classes and Performance Workshops for all ages are also available.
ArtsWestchester is providing an “Art of the Week” assignment every Monday on Instagram, ArtsMobile activities, Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays program and more.
- Seniors! Get Fit With Broadway Dancer Miss Mamie: March 1 at 10am
- Free Cartooning Workshop Part 2: March 3 at 4pm via Zoom
- Sheltering In Stanzas – An Evening of Poetry and the Arts: March 4 at 7pm
Axial Theatre will debut “March Madness,” an all-virtual seasonal tribute to love and lovers on March 19 & 20 at 8pm. Both programs will be available for streaming through March 28, 2021 with tickets available for purchase.
Bedford Playhouse’s Virtual Playhouse brings a selection of interactive programs, from comedies to environmental documentaries, author talks, weekly trivia for kids and more.
- Online Course – Reincarnations: Finding the Past in the Present: March 20 at 10am
- Virtual Family Project- Photography Wheatpasting: March 20 at 4pm
Broadway Training Center check website for current list of offering virtual and in-person.
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/caramoor.
- Livestream- Dashon Burton, bass-baritone & David Fung, piano: March 31 at 3pm
Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College will host classes online and via remote learning. The Center offers digital arts education, including web development, 2D/3D animation, digital video and more.
Interested students should contact Dr. Sherry Mayo at [email protected] or 914-606-7385.
- Coding for Kids: March 13-May 8 at 10am-12pm
- Design Your Brand: March 2-23 at 6pm
- Social Media Marketing: March 4-18 at 6pm
- Quick Start to Adobe InDesign CC in 24 Hrs: March 6-27 at 9pm
- Coding for Kids: March 13-May 8 at 10am
- Quick Start to Adobe Photoshop CC in 24 Hrs: March 20-April 17 at 9am-3pm
- Social Media Measurement and ROI: March 25-April 8 at 6pm
Color Camera Club of Westchester will be presenting photographic programs via Zoom. Audiences can also visit the photography club’s website to view an exhibit of images from its members. colorcameraclub.com
- Awe + Artistic Choice. What’s the big deal? with Karen Hutton | March 8 at 7:30pm
Copland House‘s virtual performance and conversation series, UNDERSCORED, offers premieres, revivals and classics by American composers. Each program includes a conversation, performance and live Q&A.
- Wherever The Road May Lead A Walking Recital | March 3
- The Manhattan Saxophone Quartet ft. Jordan Smith, Aaron Patterson, Daniel Kochersberger, and Jay Rattman | March 10
- Virtual Concerts: Abigail Fischer and Ruth Cunningham | March 17
- vetlana Ghorokovich and Irena Portenko | March 24 at 12:15pm
- Ivor Klayman | March 31
For links to each concert, please visit the Downtown Music at Grace website.
Emelin Theatre is presenting a diverse roster of virtual events, including musical concerts and film screenings as part of its Film Club.
Friends of Music Concerts will offer a recording by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for a period of five days. From March 20-26, enjoy pianist Anne-Marie McDermott performing a Mozart Concerto.
Greenburgh Arts and Culture Committee will host its Kids Short Story Connection series of Zoom writing workshops, beginning on March 13. 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].
Hammond Museum presents an Artist Members Virtual Gallery, featuring the works of the museum’s members through June 5, 2021. For a complete list of programs and workshops, visit hammondmuseum.org.
- March Virtual Exhibition Artist Reception: March 6 at 10am
- The Artist in the Art Therapist – The Artist in You: March 9 at 2pm
- What’s On View in This Year’s Asia Week New York: March 15 at 5pm
- Virtual Chinese Brush Painting Workshop- Fish and Aquatic Plants: March 16 at 11am
Harrison Public Library is offering suggestions on its website for what to read, watch, listen to and learn, as well as 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.
- Today’s Mexican Art Scene: Virtual Studio Visit with Raul de Nieves | Wed, Mar 3, 7pm
- Virtual Artist Talk with Erika Harrsch | Saturday, March 6, 2pm
Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art Virtual tours and an in-depth Sculpture Trail Walk are available on the Museum’s website. Hours: Thursday-Saturday by appointment.
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.
- A craft talk/workshop with Suzanne Parker: March 7 at 12:30pm via Zoom
- Poetry Reading by Kazim Ali, Jill Bialosky, and Mark Wunderlich: March 10 at 7pm via Zoom
- Generative Workshop with Mark Wunderlich: March 13 at 12:30pm via Zoom
- Open Write via Zoom (Writers Group): March 13 at 7:30pm
- Sanger Stuart Reading with Aaron Caycedo-Kimura & Matthew Thorburn (via Zoom): March 14 at 12:30pm
- The Art of Paying Attention with Anna Potter on Zoom: March 14 at 12:30pm
- How to Use Enjambment and Line Endings with Sean Singer via Zoom: March 20 at 12:30pm
- Revision with Marie Fuhrman via Zoom: March 21 at 12:30pm
- Write, Write, Write!: Fiction Workshop for Teens via Zoom: March 21-April 25 at 1pm
- Editing & Revising Your Finished Poems for Publication on Zoom: March 23 at 5pm
- Writing Lyrical Prose via Zoom: March 27 at 12:30pm
- An Evening with Tommye Blount, Brian Komei Dempster, and Allison Hutchcraft (via Zoom): March 31 at 7pm
Irvington Theater presents Arts Incubator Short Play Fest, a free series of new work and works-in-progress by local playwrights on March 26-28.
- Guilt is a Mother
- The Yellow Wallpaper
- Black and Blue
- The Waiting Room
All four plays will be available to stream on demand as part of the Arts Incubator Short Play Fest from Friday, March 26 at 12:00am EST through Sunday, March 28 at 11:59pm EST. Purchase your per-household ticket to receive the viewing link and password at irvingtontheater.com/shortplayfest.
Katonah Museum of Art will present three new exhibitions this March: 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.
- Virtual Director’s Series: The Future of the Museum: March 25 at 7pm
- Still/Live Public Opening: March 16 at 10am-5pm (IN PERSON)
Laura Lanchantin offers Intuitive Painting for Beginners, an online course that is one part basic painting lesson and one part art therapy. A calm environment for you to open the door to your inner creative world, while also learning basic painting techniques that work for your individual skill set. In each class she will guide you through a painting step by step while presenting color, composition and drawing techniques that are simple and easy to follow. Suitable for adults, teens amd kids 10 and up.
Classes are Wednesday, February 17 meeting every Wednesday through April 21 at 6:30pm. Register here.
Mamaroneck Artists Guild (MAG) will present Visions – Creative Possibilities, an online group show of 2-D, 3-D and fine crafts, created by the MAG artists through March 31.
- MAG Workshop Series – Art Critique Sessions: March 9 & 23 at 11am, March 10 & 24 at 5.30pm
- MAG Workshop Series – How to Prepare Your Portfolio for Exhibition: March 21 at 2pm via Zoom
- Currently streaming through December 15: Veteran’s Day Concert West Point Brass Quartet
- Available December 6: Rudolf’s Tale visit website for more details.
Neuberger Museum of Art is open to the public and will present 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.
- Wellness Wednesday: Connections + Guided Meditation | Mar 3 at 1pm via Zoom
- Wellness Wednesday: Connections + Guided Meditation | Mar 11 at 1pm via Zoom
- Artist Talk Hank Willis Thomas: March 11 at 6:30pm via ZOOM
Northern Star Quilters presents “Navigating Creative Wonderland,” a Zoom lecture by Katie Fowler, an improvisational art quilter who will share her creative process | Mar 16 at 7pm.
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 March. To confirm/sign in, email [email protected].
Pelham Art Center presents With Every Fiber, an exhibition of fiber works that communicate emotions and meanings beyond the literal context of the material through April 3 (IN PERSON). 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.
Now Streaming TPH at Home | Virtual Screening Room
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College’s online offerings include a range of live, recorded and curated events, education and entertainment.
- WATCH PARTY | Friday, March 26 @ 7pm | Rubberband “Gravity of Center” is a short film adaptation of the eponymous stage work created by choreographer Victor Quijada. RSVP is required.
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‘ Composition Lab is a weekly virtual creative experience in which musicians ages 11 and older will explore elements of music composition and each write their own piece. The program will be held from March 9-April 13 at 6:30-7:45pm.
The Rye Arts Center will present Nature’s Art II: Geodes from the Collection of Robert R. Wiener, on view through April 30 (IN PERSON). A collection of rare gems, minerals and geodes, as well as complementary works from artists will be featured. The Center also offers in-person and virtual classes in drawing, painting, ceramics and more.
- Tealight Candleholders Workshop: March 27 at 10am (IN PERSON)
- Make a Sloth with Polymer Clay Workshop: March 20 at 1, 2 & 3pm
The Schoolhouse Theater’s Pandemic Players will continue to present free Zoom readings of an assortment of plays.
- Zoom Matinee Reading | All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren | Sat., Mar 6 @ 3pm
- Zoom Matinee Reading | This is Serious by Joan Ross Sorkin | Sat., Mar. 13 @ 3pm
- Zoom Matinee Reading | The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde | Sat., Mar. 20 @ 3pm
Songcatchers and The Symphony of Westchester persent the 20th annual Composers of the Future Concert on Sunday, March 21 at 3pm. This FREE VIRTUAL concert features original musical compositions written by Songcatchers students! To view the concert, please use the following link: http://bit.ly/composersofthefuture.
Steffi Nossen School of Dance is offering virtual dance classes this winter. Classes include modern, ballet, jazz tap, hip-hop, pre-professional programs and more. Through March, the School also offers virtual Moving Wheels and Heels Adaptive Dance Classes for people of all abilities.
- The Dance Film Series: March 7, 14 & 21
Tarrytown Music Hall’s “Night In With the Music Hall” series continues with weekly livestream concerts via its Facebook and YouTube pages.
- Livestream Concert – Chris Difford of Squeeze (Exclusive Livestream from London) | March 6 @ 3pm
- Livestream Concert – Drew Bordeaux Live from The Music Hall Stage | March 10 @ 6pm