ArtsWestchester Press Releases


New recovery grants help artists reengage with the public WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August 31, 2021) – ArtsWestchester announced a new grant on Monday that will help artists and arts groups reconnect with their audiences. The Arts Alive Recovery NY Regrant is a new, onetime opportunity designed to promote live performances and in-person arts programming. Grants … Read More »

15 Live Jazz Performances Taking Place Throughout White Plains

Ravi Coltrane, Emmet Cohen, Theo Croker, Erena Terakubo, Gabrielle Garo, Ray Blue and Samara Joy Headline JazzFest White Plains Concerts Sept. 9-12  15 Live Jazz Performances Taking Place Throughout White Plains WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August. 4, 2021) –The sounds of live jazz will be flowing throughout downtown White Plains as JazzFest White Plains returns with 15 … Read More »

2021 Arts$WChallenge Matching Grant Program Announced

ArtsWestchester & More Than 100 Grantees Launch the 2021 Art$WChallenge Matching Grant Program The arts are coming back & working to raise $400,000 in private donations by Dec. 15, 2021. White Plains, NY (July 28, 2021) –The Art$WChallenge, a unique public/private partnership between ArtsWestchester, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and the Westchester County Board of … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Wins Grant

ArtsWestchester Wins $50K NEA Grant to Beautify Public Housing WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (June 14, 2021) – ArtsWestchester announced today that it won a $50,000 “Our Town” grant from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to develop “A Plan for Arts & Culture at Brookfield Commons” in the City of White Plains. ArtsWestchester’s “Our Town” NEA … Read More »

New York allocates $1 million for ArtsWestchester’s ReStart the Arts

New York allocates $1 million for ArtsWestchester’s ReStart the Arts White Plains, N.Y. (May 7, 2021)—State legislators gathered with ArtsWestchester today to celebrate a $1 million award that will be regranted to arts groups in Rockland and Westchester counties through a new ReStart The Arts Grant Program to be administered by ArtsWestchester to help organizations … Read More »

Arts Groups Seek $1 Million Rescue Fund

Arts groups seek $1 million rescue fund   White Plains, N.Y. (March 1, 2021)—Arts groups in Westchester and Rockland counties have asked state lawmakers to set aside $1 million in COVID-19 recovery funds for local artists and arts organizations devastated by the pandemic. “ReStart the Arts” in Westchester and Rockland Counties is an effort led … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Announces Seven Notable Honorees to Receive 2021 Arts Awards

ArtsWestchester Announces Seven Notable Honorees to Receive 2021 Arts Awards April Virtual Event to Spotlight Individuals and Organizations Who Have Enriched the Cultural Life of the County  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (March 9, 2021) – ArtsWestchester today announced seven individuals and organizations who will be honored at its annual Arts Awards Celebration to be held virtually on … Read More »