Life’s Lens: Alan Haywood, A Photographic Retrospective
Friday, March 10, 2023 - Friday, April 14, 2023
Join us March 10 – April 14, 2023 on a retrospective journey celebrating the life’s work of Alan Haywood—a photographer of all trades with extensive experience in fine art, commercial art, and portraiture. Alan’s work powerfully captures the varying complexity and interconnectedness of light and shadow, finding beauty and strength in unexpected places. His art has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, and cover art for several books and musical albums. This exhibit will highlight the breadth of Alan’s work, including landscapes, travelogs, portraits, musicians and abstract expressionism.
Donald Margulies’ ‘Collected Stories’ Performing at Bethany Arts Community, March 31-April 9
Friday, March 31, 2023 - Sunday, April 9, 2023
Westchester County’s premier theatre company, GoJo Clan Productions, presents Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies’ Collected Stories, a play about about creative appropriation and whether a life confided is fair grist for another's creative muse.
Cast Drawing: Light on Form with Instructor Peter Leeds at Bethany Arts Community
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - Thursday, April 20, 2023
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
We will take an in-depth approach working from plaster casts to gain an understanding of foundational drawing and the depiction of light on form. Cast drawing is a standard in classical academic drawing. It helps to correctly observe light and shadow. Through the study of light and its effects on objects we can extensively explore and render form and space.
Dancing Home: Drop-in Movement class at Bethany Arts Community
Saturday, April 1, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
A space to unwind, shake loose what is blocked, find your creative flow and move back into connection with your best Self. Guided instruction and a carefully curated playlist combined with your body’s own organic movements lead the way in this free-form movement-based process. There is no right way to do it, no choreographed moves. It is open to all levels and all bodies. Come as you are and dance your way Home.
Where are you tender?: An Interactive Poetry Reading with Bethany Arts Community's 2023 Poets in Residence
Friday, April 7, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join BAC’s 2023 poets-in-residence for an interactive poetry reading on Friday, April 7th at 7pm.
Open Book Spoken Word with New Era Creative Space
Sunday, April 16, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NECS invites you to our monthly Spoken Word Event. We’ll have a poetry writing workshop for the first half hour, after which participants will be invited to present their poetry in an open mic fashion. If anyone wishes to present another art form, we’d love that!
Drink and Draw with Peter Leeds at Bethany Arts Community
Thursday, April 27, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Drink & Draw is a modern take on the classic artistic practice of life drawing.