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.

On View:

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.

Bethany Arts Community offers several virtual exhibitions, online workshops for adults, and an online workshop for children.

Blue Door Art Center offers free art workshops for kids, as well as writing and poetry workshops for adults.

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.

Carter Burden Gallery presents the Kiyoshi Otsuka Tribute Exhibition in its East Gallery. The virtual exhibition runs from thru March 10, 2021 at 548 West 28th Street in New York City, on our website and on Artsy.net. Kiohsi Otsuka’s studio was located at ArtsWestchester in White Plains, NY.

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

Clay Art Center offers virtual classes, artist lectures and demonstrations, as well as a virtual exhibition, Concepts in Clay: Artists of Color, which features the work of eight Black artists.

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

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.

The Croton Council on the Arts  Photographers of Northern Westchester continues to meet virtually and on the 3rd Wedensday of every month, join Cornelia Cotton for Let’s Talk for dicussions about literatute and philosophy. Youi can also view their gallery of photographers here.

Downtown Music in its 33rd season is broadcasting its noon concerts of chamber music and a variety of genres on its YouTube page. All performance stream at 12:15pm

  • 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].

The Ground Glasspresents 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 June 5, 2021. For a complete list of programs and workshops, visit hammondmuseum.org.

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.

Hoff-Barthelson Music School will present an in-person and virtual Baroque and Beyond Music Festival on March 5-14. The festival will feature music of Germanic composers Bach, Telemann and Handel performed by the school’s students. hbms.org

Hudson River Museum offers ongoing virtual exhibitions and virtual planetarium shows on Thursdays and Saturdays and the Awesome Astronomy video series.

Hudson Stage Company presents A Remedy for the Pandemic Blues, a virtual series of four commissioned one-act plays by the Company’s favorite playwrights and directors. On February 21 at 3pm, the series will kick off with a family reading for all ages.

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.

  • Climbing the Walls – A Virtual Theater, Poetry and Image Project in collaboration with Studio Theater in Exile: On view now
  • Writing the Walls – A Virtual Poetry Project 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.

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.

Streaming Films:

  • 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.

Jacob Burns Film Center screens new releases and repertory films in its Virtual Screening Room, and provides short films with related activities for kids.

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

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.

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.

Lyndhurst Mansion offers winter grounds passes to the property between the hours of 10am and 3pm as the property closes at 4pm (IN PERSON). Purchase passes here. Its online Voices of the Landscape exhibition is also available on its website.

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.

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 features a wide variety of engaging, appealing, and top quality performances to entertain and educate our audiences. http://www.musicatasbury.com

Music Conservatory of Westchester: Please visit musicconservatory.org/virtual-lessons to learn more about online classes, lessons and other events.

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.

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].

The Ossining Arts Council (OAC) and Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will present the 2021 Virtual Living Art Event (LAE), a showcase of seven original WCT one-act plays inspired by selected OAC artworks. The performances will be live-streamed every Saturday in March.

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.

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 will host a virtual open mic night with folk singer-songwriter Adam Hart on February 18 at 8pm. Comedians, poets, spoken word artists and singers are all welcome.

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

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.

 

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.

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

The Village Squares Quilters will host a Zoom lecture with Deborah Wendt on the topic of Egyptian tentmaker applique and the crafts and textiles of Egypt on March 9 at 11am. For information or to request the Zoom link, please email: [email protected].

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.

White Plains Public Library is open to the public and allows a limited number of patrons into the building to browse and borrow materials (IN PERSON). The library’s webpage also provides online resources for families. Library hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am-7pm and Fri-Sat: 1-5pm.

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