ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Hamlet: Outdoor Shakespeare at Turnure Park in White Plains

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival production is presented by the City of White Plains & ArtsWestchester It has fast become a White Plains summertime tradition: Shakespeare in the Park! Back for its fifth year, Shakespeare in the Park’s community following has grown with each performance. The City of White Plains and ArtsWestchester have once again … Read More »

County Executive George Latimer, Along with the Board of Legislators and ArtsWestchester, Award $850,000 in Arts Grants

Partnership between Westchester County and ArtsWestchester improves access to the arts, enhances quality of life and promotes economic development (June 27, 2018) – County Executive George Latimer and Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin today joined ArtsWestchester’s Board of Trustees in presenting ArtsWestchester grants to 75 cultural organizations, artists and projects. The grants, which totaled $850,000, are reviewed and vetted by … Read More »

ArtsWestchester to Present a Free Evening of West African Dance and Drumming in Mount Vernon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:         Hope Salley Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900, Ext. 25 [email protected]   ArtsWestchester to Present a Free Evening of West African Dance and Drumming in Mount Vernon World-Renowned NY Ghanaian Dance & Drumming Unity Ensemble to Perform at Mount Vernon City Hall Plaza on June 21 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 21, 2018) – ArtsWestchester, in … Read More »

The City of White Plains Joins ArtsWestchester to Celebrate the Completion of New Public Art Installation in the City’s Downtown

Vibrant Public Art Project Designed and Installed by Bronx Street Artist “Wane One” Commemorates 20th Anniversary of ArtsWestchester Building WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – White Plains Mayor Tom Roach and ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam today joined the community to celebrate the completion of a new street mural on Mamaroneck and Martine Avenues. The public art project, … Read More »

“What’s Now” and “What’s New” in the Hudson Valley’s Visual Art Scene to be Featured in Spring Exhibition, “The ArtsWestchester Triennial”

First Exhibit of its Kind to Open to the Public May 6 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (April 25, 2018) – Showcasing the vanguard of the region’s arts community, an upcoming exhibition The ArtsWestchester Triennial will offer a snapshot of “what’s now” and “what’s new” in contemporary visual art throughout the Hudson Valley region. The exhibit opens … Read More »

Joanne Orce Solo Exhibit

Joanne Orce April 23 – May 26, 2018 Artists Reception: April 28, 2-4pm Anderson Chase Gallery is very excited to present a Solo show with Joanne Orce. Joanne loves to paint oil on Belgian linen on large canvases, 3’ to 6’ or larger. She prepares her canvas just like the old masters used to, stretching … Read More »

ArtsWestchester to Celebrate 20 Years in Historic Building with 2018 “Arts ‘Birthday’ Bash” Events, May 17 and 19

Creative Cuisine Tastings by Top Chefs, Open Artist Studios, NEW! ArtsWestchester Triennial Exhibit Featuring Contemporary Artists of the Hudson Valley, Plus Kids Arts Activities All Offered as Part of Celebration   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.  – ArtsWestchester has announced a special event to celebrate 20 years in its historic building in downtown White Plains.  The county’s … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Unveils New Sign Installation on White Plains Building to Mark 20th Anniversary in Historic Building

ArtsWestchester, the county’s leading nonprofit arts organization, recently unveiled new sign installations at its building located in historic downtown White Plains to mark its 20th building anniversary. ArtsWestchester acquired the building at the corner of Martine and Mamaroneck Avenues in 1988. Over the last two decades, ArtsWestchester has transformed the nine-story building from the Peoples … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Awards $42,000 in Arts Grants to Fund Cultural Activities Throughout Rockland County

Local Rockland Officials Join ArtsWestchester in Presenting the Awards   Thanks to $42,000 in funding from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Grants Program, more festivals, creative workshops, art exhibits, music concerts, youth performance classes, film screenings and other cultural activities will be available throughout Rockland County this year.   ArtsWestchester today … Read More »