A Call to the Ballot

by Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director of Public Programs, ArtsWestchester "I Vote Because by Ann Lewis" (photo courtesy of the artist) Vote. By mail or in person. Absentee or early. This is the call to action by many artists in ArtsWestchester’s Give Us the Vote 2020 online exhibition. In the midst of a year that has ... Read More »

Bringing Women to the Fore

by Caedra Scott-Flaherty "Tattooed Lady: Comin' Up Roses, from the Truncated series," by Camille Eskell (photo courtesy of Hudson River Museum) “Why have a women-only exhibition?” Many people have asked Laura Vookles this question. Sometimes the Chair of Hudson River Museum's Curatorial Department answers with a question of her own: If you walk into a ... Read More »

A Watershed Moment on the Horizon

by Janet T. Langsam, CEO, ArtsWestchester  (photo credit: Emma Gencarelli) (photo credit: Emma Gencarelli) What is a watershed moment? It is a turning point. It is a defining moment at which change alters the direction of a situation. It is a dividing point, from which things will never be the same. It is momentous. So ... Read More »