ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Internationally Renowned Jazz Musicians Coming to White Plains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Diana Costello Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected]   Internationally Renowned Musicians Coming to JazzFest White Plains September 11-15 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (June 18, 2019) – The 8th annual JazzFest White Plains features an impressive lineup of internationally renowned musicians spanning a weeklong celebration of jazz, culture and community from September … Read More »

ArtsWestchester’s Biggest House Party of the Year Returns May 16

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:      Diana Costello, Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester’s Biggest House Party of the Year Returns May 16 Featuring Over 20 Top Chefs and Restaurants Celebrating the Arts at ArtsBash ArtsBash Events Feature Creative Cuisine, Open Artist Studios, “Modern Families” Photo Exhibit, and Kids Arts Activities as Part of Annual Celebration of … Read More »

Recycle, Reuse, Restore 

Now thru Saturday, April 27, 2019  Blue Door Art Center Recycle, Reuse, Restore – Artwork that has come full circle Exhibition Dates: March 30 – April 27, 2019 Thursdays and Fridays 3 – 6 pm, Saturdays 1 – 5 pm -FREE See works of art from 40 artists that use recycled, reused or restored elements. Our planet … Read More »

Distinguished Musicians of New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center & Broadway to Teach Select Teen Students for MCW Prep

Distinguished Musicians of New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center & Broadway to Teach Select Teen Students for MCW Prep Auditions for Prestigious Music Training Program to Begin in Spring 2019 (White Plains, NY) The Music Conservatory of Westchester is honored to announce MCW Prep, a precollege training program for serious, advanced high school musicians … Read More »

Rarely Exhibited Portraits by Harlem Renaissance Photographer James Van Der Zee at ArtsWestchester Gallery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Diana Costello, Thompson & Bender (914) 762-1900; [email protected] Rarely Exhibited Portraits by Harlem Renaissance Photographer James Van Der Zee at ArtsWestchester Gallery White Plains Exhibit Explores the Diverse Faces of “Family” White Plains, N.Y. (February 20, 2019) – A new exhibition opening early next month at ArtsWestchester’s gallery will feature a … Read More »

COUNTY EXECUTIVE GEORGE LATIMER ANNOUNCES $200,000 IN MATCHING GRANTS BENEFITING 45 ARTS GROUPS IN WESTCHESTER

The Arts$WChallenge, a Public/Private Matching Grant Program Administered by ArtsWestchester, Raises $526,158 in Private Support for Arts & Culture   (White Plains, NY) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer and the Westchester County Board of Legislators today joined with ArtsWestchester, to announce 45 Westchester arts organizations who are the recipients of matching funds from the Art$WChallenge grant program. … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Awards 60 “Arts Alive” Grants Totaling $105,000 to Fund Cultural Activities Throughout Westchester and Rockland Counties

ArtsWestchester today presented 60 “Arts Alive” grants totaling $105,000 to help fund more arts workshops, free concerts, theater performances, children’s murals, film festivals and much more throughout Westchester and Rockland counties. Administered by ArtsWestchester, the 2019 Arts Alive grants are funded through the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor … Read More »

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 »