ArtsWestchester Press Releases

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

ArtsWestchester Announces Grant Opportunities for Artists and Community Projects

The deadline to apply for Arts Alive Grants is October 4. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August 30, 2016) – ArtsWestchester invites artists and non-profit organizations to apply for 2017 Arts Alive Grants. Awarded annually, these grants are specifically designed to support community-based artists and emerging arts organizations. The variety of projects that receive Arts Alive Grants … »Continue reading

Artwork by Mental Health Community to be Showcased at ArtsWestchester’s Gallery in White Plains

“Visions 2016: Inner Thoughts, Outer Expressions” will be on view Sept. 8-15 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August 23, 2016) – From September 8 through September 15, ArtsWestchester will present, Visions 2016: Inner Thoughts, Outer Expressions, an exhibition featuring over 100 original artworks by more than 50 artists who are recipients of mental health services in Westchester … »Continue reading

ArtsWestchester Receives $50,000 Grant from Wells Fargo to Support Arts-in-Education Program

ArtsWestchester will be able to bring more artists to under-resourced schools. Westchester, N.Y. (August 16, 2016) – ArtsWestchester recently received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo to help bring more arts to under-resourced schools. Maria Ferreira, Area President at Wells Fargo and ArtsWestchester board member, presented Janet Langsam, CEO of ArtsWestchester with the check earlier … »Continue reading

National Art Honors Society Exhibits at ArtsWestchester

(White Plains– June 20, 2016) The ArtsWestchester Gallery of White Plains, NY will open a unique exhibition featuring the works of 25 White Plains High School students who are members of the National Art Honor Society. The show will feature over 40 works including photographs, drawings, paintings, mixed media, and sculpture. The work will be on display in the ninth … »Continue reading