ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Ballet des Amériques named Resident Company of the Tarrytown Music Hall

Following a much-applauded first performance at the historic Music Hall on October 1, the Music Hall’s director Björn Olsson and the director and choreographer of Ballet des Amériques, Carole Alexis, agreed on a permanent cooperation, making Ballet des Amériques the resident dance company of the beautifully restored 1885 theater. This announcement comes in the wake of the dance company’s 5th … »Continue reading

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Unveils “Faces of Burke”

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is presenting “Faces of Burke”, a traveling photography exhibit designed to showcase the individuality and courage of its patients. The compelling photographs and stories illustrate an inspiring group of patients who have regained mobility and independence through their experience at Burke. The exhibit is open to the public through Dec. 30 from … »Continue reading

Bank of America Supports ArtsWestchester with $15,000 Workplace Development Grant

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (November 10, 2016) – Representatives from Bank of America recently met with ArtsWestchester interns and staff to announce a $15K workforce development grant to support job readiness for teens. The grant will support ArtsWestchester’s internship program which prepares youngsters for future jobs in  arts management, arts in education, marketing, editorial work, graphic … »Continue reading

Performathon Turns 10

On Saturday, Dec. 10, the Music Conservatory of Westchester will hold its tenth Performathon event, an all-day musical marathon of fabulous student performances.  Participating kids raise funds to help other kids by getting their family and friends to sponsor their performances, and compete for exciting prizes – including a piano! The day will also feature … »Continue reading

ArtsWestchester to Honor Five ‘Wonder Women

WHITE PLAINS – ArtsWestchester will honor five Wonder Women during its Annual Gala on Saturday, November 19 at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester in White Plains. All women have demonstrated exceptional leadership and support of the arts. The honorees are: Chair of the New York State Council on the Arts Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel; New York State Senator, Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins; Area … »Continue reading

Westchester County Announces Continued ArtsWestchester Support at Kick-Off Event for the Art$WChallenge

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (October 14, 2016) – Deputy Westchester County Executive Kevin J. Plunkett surprised 30 arts leaders yesterday by publicly announcing that County Executive Rob Astorino intended to keep funding for the arts level in his proposed 2017 budget. The announcement came as Plunkett attended a news coverage in White Plains to kick off … »Continue reading