ArtsWestchester Press Releases

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 »

ArtsWestchester Awarded $145,000 Grant for Public Art on Both Sides of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Request for Qualifications for NY State Artists Announced for Bridge Sculpture Commissions    ArtsWestchester today announced that it is the recipient of  a $145,000 grant from the New NY Bridge Community Benefit Program to commission two iconic sculptures by New York State artists for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. The monumental artworks may incorporate remnant steel salvaged … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Appointment of New Senior Deputy Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:  Diana Costello Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam Announces Appointment of George G. King to Post of Senior Deputy Director WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (November 13, 2018) – ArtsWestchester announced today the appointment of George G. King as Senior Deputy Director of the not-for-profit organization which partners with Westchester … Read More »

ArtsWestchester to Present “Innovator Award” to Regeneron President and Chief Scientific Officer at Annual Gala on November 17

ArtsWestchester to Celebrate Innovation at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester ArtsWestchester has announced it will present its top “Innovator Award” to George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., Regeneron’s Founding Scientist, President and Chief Scientific Officer, at its annual gala on November 17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester in White Plains. “Dr. Yancopoulos is a visionary leader who has seized … Read More »

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 »