ArtsWestchester Press Releases

County Executive George Latimer Announces Call for 2021 Poet Laureate for Westchester County in Partnership with ArtsWestchester

October 27, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ernie Garcia, 914-844-3780 [email protected]   County Executive George Latimer Announces call for 2021 poet laureate for Westchester County In Partnership with ArtsWestchester (White Plains, NY) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer today joined in partnership with ArtsWestchester to announce a competitive call for an inaugural Poet Laureate position … Read More »

Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis to Perform at ArtsWestchester Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ernie Garcia Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis to perform at ArtsWestchester Gala Help Keep the Arts Alive in Westchester October 20, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY — World-renowned trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis will perform at ArtsWestchester’s virtual gala on November 21. The fundraiser will honor … Read More »

The Winbrook Crisis Advisory Board to Unveil Two New Public Art Murals at White Plains Housing Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact: Ernie Garcia Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] The Winbrook Crisis Advisory Board to Unveil Two New Public Art Murals at White Plains Housing Authority Vibrant Public Art is Installed by ArtsWestchester Teaching Artist Miguel Cossio, Artist Ikiyan Chestnut and the Residents at the White Plains Housing Authority White Plains, N.Y. (September 22, … Read More »

Artist Eto Otitigbe Wins Commission for Monumental Sculpture Honoring Rapper Heavy D and Mount Vernon’s Hip-Hop History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ernie Garcia Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Artist Eto Otitigbe Wins Commission for Monumental Sculpture Honoring Rapper Heavy D and Mount Vernon’s Hip-Hop History Sept. 22, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY – – New York artist Eto Otitigbe has won a commission for a significant sculpture in Mount Vernon that celebrates … Read More »

PRESS RELEASE RoCA / Rockland Center for the Arts 27 South Greenbush Rd, West Nyack, NY 10994 845 358 0877,  www.rocklandartcenter.org Contact: Barbara Galazzo [email protected],  mobile 914-815-3133 For immediate release: (West Nyack, NY September 2020) THE WEB an installation by Cristina Biaggi  | The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park on view September 10 through November 15, 2020. Meet … Read More »

New Outdoor Art Welcomes Community Back to Ridge Hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christina Rae Buzz Creators, Inc. [email protected] 914-358-5080 New Outdoor Art Welcomes Community Back to Ridge Hill Public Art Installations feature artwork by Two Westchester Artists YONKERS (August 18, 2020) — With brick and mortar retail in the Hudson Valley and the State’s museums and galleries slowly re-emerging from their pandemic-induced dormancy, … Read More »

Ten Striking Art Commissions by New York Artists Turn a Bridge into a Major Public Art Destination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Ten Striking Art Commissions by New York Artists Turn a Bridge into a Major Public Art Destination WHITE PLAINS (June 17, 2020) —Spectacular artwork by eight New York State artists is featured on the shared bicycle and pedestrian path that opened this week … Read More »

First Seven Artists Awarded Grants by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Musicians and Artists in Response to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] First Seven Artists Awarded Grants by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Musicians and Artists in Response to COVID-19 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (June 1, 2020) – The first round of artists to receive grants in the ArtsWestchester Artist Relief Campaign have been selected. The … Read More »