ArtsWestchester Press Releases

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 »

County Executive George Latimer, Along with the Board of Legislators and ArtsWestchester, Award $850,000 in Arts Grants

Partnership between Westchester County and ArtsWestchester improves access to the arts, enhances quality of life and promotes economic development (June 27, 2018) – County Executive George Latimer and Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin today joined ArtsWestchester’s Board of Trustees in presenting ArtsWestchester grants to 75 cultural organizations, artists and projects. The grants, which totaled $850,000, are reviewed and vetted by … Read More »

ArtsWestchester to Present a Free Evening of West African Dance and Drumming in Mount Vernon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:         Hope Salley Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900, Ext. 25 [email protected]   ArtsWestchester to Present a Free Evening of West African Dance and Drumming in Mount Vernon World-Renowned NY Ghanaian Dance & Drumming Unity Ensemble to Perform at Mount Vernon City Hall Plaza on June 21 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 21, 2018) – ArtsWestchester, in … Read More »

The City of White Plains Joins ArtsWestchester to Celebrate the Completion of New Public Art Installation in the City’s Downtown

Vibrant Public Art Project Designed and Installed by Bronx Street Artist “Wane One” Commemorates 20th Anniversary of ArtsWestchester Building WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – White Plains Mayor Tom Roach and ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam today joined the community to celebrate the completion of a new street mural on Mamaroneck and Martine Avenues. The public art project, … Read More »

“What’s Now” and “What’s New” in the Hudson Valley’s Visual Art Scene to be Featured in Spring Exhibition, “The ArtsWestchester Triennial”

First Exhibit of its Kind to Open to the Public May 6 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (April 25, 2018) – Showcasing the vanguard of the region’s arts community, an upcoming exhibition The ArtsWestchester Triennial will offer a snapshot of “what’s now” and “what’s new” in contemporary visual art throughout the Hudson Valley region. The exhibit opens … Read More »

Joanne Orce Solo Exhibit

Joanne Orce April 23 – May 26, 2018 Artists Reception: April 28, 2-4pm Anderson Chase Gallery is very excited to present a Solo show with Joanne Orce. Joanne loves to paint oil on Belgian linen on large canvases, 3’ to 6’ or larger. She prepares her canvas just like the old masters used to, stretching … Read More »