ArtsWestchester Press Releases

ArtsWestchester Announces First Stand-Up Comedy Performances as Part of “Live at ArtsWestchester” Series

Introducing “The Art of Laughter,” a new comedy series coming to the ArtsWestchester gallery For the first time ever, ArtsWestchester is hosting a new Art of Laughter Comedy Series in its downtown White Plains gallery and performance space. Kicking things off will be two nights of women-empowered stand-up featuring New York greats Kerri Louise on … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Awarded $49,500 Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council Grant for Major Public Art Project in White Plains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Diana Costello, Thompson & Bender (914) 762-1900; [email protected]   ArtsWestchester Awarded $49,500 Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council Grant for Major Public Art Project in White Plains New York artist Amanda Browder will adorn ArtsWestchester’s White Plains building in fabric sewn at events throughout Westchester and Rockland   Photo and Credit: Amanda … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Awarded $145,000 Grant for Public Art on Both Sides of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Request for Qualifications for NY State Artists Announced for Bridge Sculpture Commissions    ArtsWestchester today announced that it is the recipient of  a $145,000 grant from the New NY Bridge Community Benefit Program to commission two iconic sculptures by New York State artists for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. The monumental artworks may incorporate remnant steel salvaged … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Appointment of New Senior Deputy Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:  Diana Costello Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam Announces Appointment of George G. King to Post of Senior Deputy Director WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (November 13, 2018) – ArtsWestchester announced today the appointment of George G. King as Senior Deputy Director of the not-for-profit organization which partners with Westchester … Read More »

ArtsWestchester to Present “Innovator Award” to Regeneron President and Chief Scientific Officer at Annual Gala on November 17

ArtsWestchester to Celebrate Innovation at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester ArtsWestchester has announced it will present its top “Innovator Award” to George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., Regeneron’s Founding Scientist, President and Chief Scientific Officer, at its annual gala on November 17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester in White Plains. “Dr. Yancopoulos is a visionary leader who has seized … Read More »

County Executive George Latimer and Westchester County Legislators Join ArtsWestchester to Announce the Art$WChallenge Matching Grant Program

Challenge has raised over $4.7 million for the arts since 2007 Westchester County Executive George Latimer, Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins and the Westchester County Board of Legislators today joined with ArtsWestchester to announce the Art$WChallenge, a matching grant program that provides much-needed funding to support arts and culture throughout Westchester County. From now through … Read More »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Diana Costello Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester Announces Sept 30 Opening of Contemporary Art Exhibition Entitled “Brick by Brick: The Erie Canal and the Building Boom” Exhibit inspired by the shared story of the Erie Canal and Hudson Valley brick industry to feature twelve regional artists and more WHITE … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Grant Opportunities for Artists, Community Groups and Cultural Organizations in Westchester and Rockland Counties

Deadlines to Apply for Arts Alive Grants are September 26 in Westchester and October 2 in Rockland   ArtsWestchester invites artists, cultural groups and community organizations to apply for the 2019 Arts Alive Grants. Awarded annually, these grants help to ensure that residents throughout Westchester and Rockland counties have access to the arts in their … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Lineup for Weeklong Celebration of Jazz This September

JazzFest White Plains, Westchester County’s Premier Music Festival, will take place September 12th – 16th ArtsWestchester has announced that JazzFest White Plains will return for its seventh annual celebration in downtown White Plains from September 12-16, featuring 20 established and up-and-coming artists performing free or affordably priced concerts throughout the city. JazzFest White Plains is a … Read More »

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 »