ArtsWestchester Press Releases

ArtsWestchester Awarded $75,000 REDC Grant from New York State to Fund “Suffrage Now!” Contemporary Art Exhibition in 2017

Westchester’s Arts and Culture Sector Recognized as Important to State’s Economic Development with REDC Grants   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 3, 2016) – ArtsWestchester announced today that it has been awarded a $75,000 grant as part of New York State’s Round Six of the REDC (Regional Economic Development Council) Awards.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced … »Continue reading

Westchester Oratorio Society begins preparations with “Open Rehearsals” for Bach’s “St. John Passion” in May

Westchester Oratorio Society begins preparations in January for the spring portion of the group’s 2016-2017 season which features a May 7, 2017 performance of Bach’s “St. John Passion” at South Salem Presbyterian Church.  Rehearsals, which begin January 3, 2017, are on Tuesday evenings in the Garden Room at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, … »Continue reading

Veterans Hold Holiday Concert in White Plains

Earlier this month, veterans from the Music Conservatory of Westchester’s Healing Our Heroes program performed a special holiday “music sharing.” Music performed included “Silent Night” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” The program, which is an extension of the White Plains’ community music school’s Music Therapy Institute, was established in September 2013, and provides … »Continue reading

Ballet des Amériques named Resident Company of the Tarrytown Music Hall

Following a much-applauded first performance at the historic Music Hall on October 1, the Music Hall’s director Björn Olsson and the director and choreographer of Ballet des Amériques, Carole Alexis, agreed on a permanent cooperation, making Ballet des Amériques the resident dance company of the beautifully restored 1885 theater. This announcement comes in the wake of the dance company’s 5th … »Continue reading

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Unveils “Faces of Burke”

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is presenting “Faces of Burke”, a traveling photography exhibit designed to showcase the individuality and courage of its patients. The compelling photographs and stories illustrate an inspiring group of patients who have regained mobility and independence through their experience at Burke. The exhibit is open to the public through Dec. 30 from … »Continue reading

Bank of America Supports ArtsWestchester with $15,000 Workplace Development Grant

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (November 10, 2016) – Representatives from Bank of America recently met with ArtsWestchester interns and staff to announce a $15K workforce development grant to support job readiness for teens. The grant will support ArtsWestchester’s internship program which prepares youngsters for future jobs in  arts management, arts in education, marketing, editorial work, graphic … »Continue reading

Performathon Turns 10

On Saturday, Dec. 10, the Music Conservatory of Westchester will hold its tenth Performathon event, an all-day musical marathon of fabulous student performances.  Participating kids raise funds to help other kids by getting their family and friends to sponsor their performances, and compete for exciting prizes – including a piano! The day will also feature … »Continue reading