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Understanding and Appreciating African American Art in the 20th Century

by ArtsWestchester on November 24, 2021

Hudson River Museum (HRM)’s current featured exhibition surveys a century of African Americans in the arts, chronicling the many craft choices, conflicts and thematic shifts over time. African American Art in the 20th Century makes its fifth and final stop at HRM through January 16, 2022. Sourced from Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection, the … Read More »

A Roadmap for Recovery of the Arts

by ArtsWestchester on November 24, 2021

Over the past five years, ArtsWestchester has been contemplating the establishment of a cultural plan for Westchester.  The county has changed significantly since the organization partnered with the County in creating the last plan almost thirty years ago with consultants Adams and Goldbar. A new plan is being promoted by ArtsWestchester as the creative sector recovers … Read More »

Propelling Commuters on Their Journey

by Adam Chau on November 24, 2021

“She brings her dazzling, rhythmic forms to the rhythms of our daily commute,” says MTA Arts & Design Director Sandra Bloodworth of artist Barbara Takenaga, whose new works were recently unveiled at the White Plains Metro-North Railroad Station.   Barbara Takenaga is known for swirling, abstract paintings in stunningly detailed compositions. She paints her kaleidoscopic, geometric … Read More »

An Immersive Dance Experience

by ArtsWestchester on November 24, 2021

At Steffi Nossen Dance Company’s Choreography Showcase this year, the dancers won’t be the only ones on the move. Guests will travel, one room at a time, in small groups of 25.  In each space, they will observe one of six new dance works by professional choreographers.  This format allows for an observance of COVID-19 … Read More »

Returning to the Stage

by ArtsWestchester on November 24, 2021

“The relationship between actor and audience during a performance is essential in being able to enjoy a full theatrical experience,” explains Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) President Alan Lutwin. “Theater is a ‘live’ art form.” For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, WCT will return to live on-stage performances with a festival … Read More »