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A Place to Rest Your Weary Wheels

by Kathleen Reckling on July 30, 2020
by Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director of Public Programs, ArtsWestchester "Converging Vistas" by Christopher Flick (photo credit: Margaret Fox) "Converging Vistas" by Christopher Flick (photo credit: Margaret Fox) For many, the term “public art” is synonymous with murals or sculptures. But sometimes it is less obvious. Bus stops, benches and bike racks all offer opportunities for ... Read More »

Return of the Sturgeon

by Kathleen Reckling on July 30, 2020
by Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director of Public Programs, ArtsWestchester "Leaping Sturgeon" by Wendy Klemperer (photo credit: Margaret Fox) "Leaping Sturgeon" by Wendy Klemperer (photo credit: Margaret Fox) Wendy Klemperer was on her way out to sea when she got the phone call. She had been awarded a commission for one of the 10 works of ... Read More »

Murals Welcome Shoppers Back to Ridge Hill

by ArtsWestchester on July 30, 2020
Mural rendering courtesy of the artist Mural rendering courtesy of the artist Over the past several years, Ridge Hill Shopping Center has become a beacon for colorful public art. A partnership between the Center and ArtsWestchester has produced several commissioned artworks to brighten the Center’s retail space. In the hustle-bustle of shopping and dining, passersby ... Read More »

Q&A: Musing on Mentorship

by ArtsWestchester on July 30, 2020
Pete Malinverni (photo courtesy of the artist) Pete Malinverni (photo courtesy of the artist) On September 9, Pete Malinverni, jazz pianist and head of Jazz Studies at Purchase College, will moderate "Jazz, From One Generation to the Next." The JazzFest White Plains program will feature performances and discussions with master jazz artists and their mentees, ... Read More »

A New Destination for Art: Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

by ArtsWestchester on June 26, 2020
The 3.6 mile shared bicycle and pedestrian path of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is now open – and art-starved folks on both sides of the bridge are already heading out to enjoy its carefully curated collection of public art. ArtsWestchester worked closely with the New York Thruway Authority on the commission of 10 ... Read More »