ArtsWestchester Press Releases

ArtsWestchester Awards $42,000 in Arts Grants to Fund Cultural Activities Throughout Rockland County

Local Rockland Officials Join ArtsWestchester in Presenting the Awards   Thanks to $42,000 in funding from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Grants Program, more festivals, creative workshops, art exhibits, music concerts, youth performance classes, film screenings and other cultural activities will be available throughout Rockland County this year.   ArtsWestchester today … Read More »

Art$WChallenge, ArtsWestchester’s Public/Private Matching Program Raises $734,742 for Arts & Culture

Westchester County Partnered with Arts Council to Attract New Private Support of the Arts in Westchester, Benefiting 46 Arts Organizations   (February 7, 2018) – ArtsWestchester this week hosted a reception to thank Westchester County and its legislators for their continued support of the arts, specifically the Art$WChallenge program, which has helped to generate new funding … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Nine Notable Honorees for its 2018 Arts Awards Ceremony

April luncheon will applaud local individuals and organizations who have enriched the cultural life of the County (February 5, 2018w) – ArtsWestchester today announced nine individuals and organizations who will be honored at its annual Arts Awards Luncheon in April. Spanning a range of disciplines, the honorees are: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Pocantico Center’s Presenting … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Awarded $75,000 Grant to Fund New Exhibition on the History of the Erie Canal and the New York State Brick Industry

Regional Economic Development Council Grant Will Also Provide Funding to Other Art Projects Throughout Westchester County ArtsWestchester, the state’s largest, private nonprofit arts council, is the recipient of a $75,000 grant to fund a contemporary visual arts project that celebrates and illuminates the shared history of the brick industry in the Hudson Valley and its … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Healing Arts Exhibition, “On the Horizon,” Opens at Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester

On view through April 2018 As the leaves change, so does the artwork in two prominent waiting areas at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Westchester. On the Horizon, is ArtsWestchester’s third exhibition in collaboration with the center, on view through April 2018. The exhibition features five artists from New York and Connecticut and changes every six … Read More »

ArtsWestchester and the African American Men of Westchester Announce the Inaugural Larry Salley Photography Award for Local Westchester Photographers

Deadline to Apply for Larry Salley Photography Award is January 2   ArtsWestchester invites local photographers and Westchester organizations to nominate candidates for the inaugural Larry Salley Photography Award. Presented for the first time, this award is specifically designed to support a local Westchester-based photographer with a significant body of work of outstanding artistic merit. … Read More »