Call to Artist: Yonkers Art Banners

Blue Door Artist Center and the Downtown/Waterfront BID are co-sponsoring the second round of a public art project for local artists – Yonkers Art Banners. These banners will draw attention to Yonkers, to its small businesses and its growing art community. Artists are invited to submit designs for 30”x50” vertical banners that will be installed … Read More »

Tong Chen named Yonkers Philharmpnic Orchestra Conductor and Music Director

The Board of Directors of the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra and the Members of the orchestra’s Conductor and Music Director Search Committee are delighted to announce that Tong Chen has graciously accepted our offer to become the next Conductor and Music Director of the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra.  We are looking forward to a wonderful working relationship … Read More »

20,000+ (bulbs in bloom!)

I periodically receive news from the Untermeyer Gardens Conservancy in Yonkers and when I learned that the 20,000+  bulbs which were planted last fall were in full bloom I had to make my way there to see this beautiful spectacle for myself.  Each year, under the loving care of its staff and supporters, the garden continues to be … Read More »