ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Arts Groups Seek $1 Million Rescue Fund

Arts groups seek $1 million rescue fund   White Plains, N.Y. (March 1, 2021)—Arts groups in Westchester and Rockland counties have asked state lawmakers to set aside $1 million in COVID-19 recovery funds for local artists and arts organizations devastated by the pandemic. “ReStart the Arts” in Westchester and Rockland Counties is an effort led … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Seven Notable Honorees to Receive 2021 Arts Awards

ArtsWestchester Announces Seven Notable Honorees to Receive 2021 Arts Awards April Virtual Event to Spotlight Individuals and Organizations Who Have Enriched the Cultural Life of the County  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (March 9, 2021) – ArtsWestchester today announced seven individuals and organizations who will be honored at its annual Arts Awards Celebration to be held virtually on … Read More »

Arts Groups Seek $1 Million Rescue Fund

Arts groups seek $1 million rescue fund  White Plains, N.Y. (March 1, 2021)—Arts groups in Westchester and Rockland counties have asked state lawmakers to set aside $1 million in COVID-19 recovery funds for local artists and arts organizations devastated by the pandemic. “ReStart the Arts” in Westchester and Rockland Counties is an effort led by … Read More »

GDC & ArtsW Bring Public Art to 50 Main Street White Plains.

GDC, ArtsWestchester Partnering to Bring Monumental Sculpture to 50 Main Street WHITE PLAINS, NY (February 2021) – 50 Main Street — one of Westchester’s most prominent business addresses — will soon be home to a monumental sculpture to be installed under the arches of the 15-story office tower owned and managed by Ginsburg Development Companies (GDC). … Read More »

Artist Charles Fazzino Donates $5K and Proceeds from Artwork to Artist Relief Fund to Raise Awareness of Need in Artist Community

ARTIST CHARLES FAZZINO DONATES $5000 & PROCEEDS FROM ARTWORK TO ARTIST RELIEF FUND TO RAISE AWARENESS OF NEED IN ARTIST COMMUNITY (White Plains, NY) – Internationally renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino made a $5,000 donation this week to ArtsWestchester’s Artist Relief Fund in order to provide more help to area artists negatively impacted by … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Launches New Social Justice Artist Grant

ArtsWestchester Launches New Social Justice Artist Grant Artist proposals being accepted through April 5, 2021 White Plains, N.Y. (February 16, 2021)—ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam today announced the launch of a major new competitive artist grant program, Voices for Change, in which three artists each will be awarded grants of $10,000 to propose and actualize new … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Receives $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

ArtsWestchester to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for Contemporary Textile Exhibition February 4, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY – –ArtsWestchester has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support a contemporary art exhibition titled The Social Fabric: Common Threads and Uncommon Visions. This art exhibition … Read More »

Art$WChallenge Raises More than $1 Million for Arts & Culture

  Art$WChallenge Raises more than $1 Million for Arts & Culture Legislators & ArtsWestchester distribute more than $353,000 in matching grants Since its inception in 2007, the Art$WChallenge has raised more than $4.7 Million in private monies. The 2020 Art$WChallenge raised a record-breaking $1,111,746 for the arts in Westchester. The 2020 Art$WChallenge expanded the grant … Read More »