ArtsNews: Westchester Arts Events and Cultural News
ArtsNews is ArtsWestchester’s award-winning monthly publication covering the arts in Westchester.
Welcome to our digital issue of ArtsNews, your source for Westchester-based arts news and events. Read through the issue via the flip-book below, download a PDF version, or click on the article previews below. Get ArtsNews delivered directly to your inbox, submit your email here!
In this unprecedented time, we want to keep you connected to the arts groups and artists who keep the arts alive and vibrant in Westchester County. Be sure to visit ArtsWestchester’s web site each month to read the latest issue of ArtsNews!
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IN THIS ISSUE:
White Plains gears up for a five-day fall arts festival, Serious Fun Arts Fest, thanks to a $500,000 grant award to ArtsWestchester by I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism.
Rye Arts Center’s Portraits, Personalities, Passion: The Photography of Tony Vaccaro exhibition showcases portraits of prominent artists, scenes of war and a selection of the artist’s cameras and personal memorabilia through May 13.
ArtsWestchester’s upcoming programming delves into the themes of the organization’s current Who Writes History? exhibition. A series of in-person and virtual programs bring music, fashion, poetry, lectures and more together in an effort to create a rich and diverse conversation around the different interpretations of a shared history.
Through May 8, as WCT presents its annual festival of one-act plays. Attitude Adjustments will premiere five new plays that are written, directed and performed by local members of the theater.
Croton-Harmon High School student Isabel Lavery created Star2Star, a dance costume drive to collect new and gently used costumes, which she plans to donate to local dance schools.
Spring is finally here and, after an extended isolation, many people are finding that there is a need to re-engage with life in the “outside world.” In Westchester, that re-engagement is being powerfully driven by the arts.
A sampling from ArtsWestchester’s “Artist Opportunities” page, on which artists in all disciplines can find nearby working opportunities that will help to strengthen and further their careers.
Marsha on the Move reflects on “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”; Katonah Museum Announces New Evening Hours; MuralFest Coming to New Rochelle; Drumming Residency Creates Opportunities for Special Needs Community; Two Westchester Cultural Institutions Listed on State’s New Historic Businesses Preservation Registry; Calling All Interested Interns
New York State legislators helped to secure a $1 million allocation in the State’s budget to be regranted to arts groups in Rockland and Westchester counties for COVID-19 recovery. now grantees are telling us how the funds will help them survive.
“Harriet Tubman: The Journey to freedom” comes to White Plains; Legislator Colin Smith highlights his visit to KinoSaito Art Center; Marsha Gordon gives her take on Netflix’s “Munich: The Edge of War” and Songcatchers are searching for a new home in New Rochelle
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How To Get Your Events Listed in the ArtsNews Calendar:
Every issue of ArtsNews features a comprehensive calendar of arts events, exhibitions and workshops taking place throughout Westchester County. Want your events included? Here’s how:
- First, you need to be a member organization of ArtsWestchester.
- As a member organization, you will have the ability to post your events and programs to our online events calendar. For instructions on how to post, please visit our step-by-step guide: Adding Art Events Guide.
- You must post your events online. The deadline for each issue is the 5th of the previous month. (For example: for inclusion in the March 2016 issue, all events that take place in March must be posted to the online calendar by February 5).
That’s all there is to it! Posting your events online has added value too: Your programs become accessible to ArtsWestchester’s large online audience, and your events may also be considered for inclusion in our weekly arts e-newsletter.