The Hudson Valley Summer Arts Pass Returns for a Second Year

For the second summer, five renowned cultural arts organizations are collaborating to give Westchester residents and visitors a chance to experience the arts at a discounted rate. Hudson Valley Summer Arts Pass (HVSAP), available through May 31, is a discounted pass that offers a ticket bundle to the region’s top arts events, allowing patrons to plan a diverse and vibrant summer season filled with arts and culture experiences.

Participating groups include Jacob Burns Film Center, Historic Hudson Valley, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Storm King Art Center, and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.

According to Jacob Burns Film Center Executive Director Mary Jo Ziesel, the HVSAP offers residents “a chance to try out the diverse cultural offerings we have so close by.”

Historic Hudson Valley’s Vice President of Communications & Commerce, Rob Schweitzer echoes Ziesel’s sentiment: “This collaboration offers the community the chance to see some of the most anticipated events of the season and experience a wide range of offerings throughout the summer. Plus, it’s a real bargain.”

The pass costs $185, but is valued at $400+. It can be purchased exclusively online. Some exclusions apply. Exclusions and additional information can be found on the websites of each participating organization until May 31, 2023.


Jacob Burns Film Center

The pass includes four complimentary passes to regular screenings, with popcorn and soda coupons. The Center screens new releases like Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, as well as award-winning foreign films and documentaries, including its Sounds of Summer music series. Valid until August 31.


Historic Hudson Valley

Passholders can reserve two tickets for a tour of each of three National Historic Landmark properties. Guests will learn about author Washington Irving at his former home, Sunnyside; marvel at stained glass windows by Matisse and Chagall at Union Church of Pocantico Hills, and journey to the 1750s at Philipsburg Manor. Tickets can be reserved on Historic Hudson Valley’s website. Valid until September 10.

Read more about Historic Hudson Valley’s summer tours here.


Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Passholders can select two tickets to a concert of their choice. The Center’s summer season includes curated performances, from classical to jazz, American roots to opera, and more. Valid until August 18.

Read more about Caramoor’s summer season here.


Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Passholders can choose two tickets to a weekday performance for HVSF’s 2023 summer season in Garrison. The season features Shakespeare’s Love’s Labor’s Lost and Henry V, and the world premiere of Penelope. Valid until September 17.


Storm King Art Center

Passholders receive admission for two people to Storm King’s 500-acre grounds, where they can discover large-scale outdoor sculptures renowned artists. New special exhibitions include Beatriz Cortez, Ugo Rondinone and RA Walden. Valid until August 31.

About ArtsWestchester

For more than 50 years, ArtsWestchester has been the community’s connection to the arts. Founded in 1965, it is the largest private not-for-profit arts council in New York State. Its mission is to create an equitable, inclusive, vibrant and sustainable Westchester County in which the arts are integral to and integrated into every facet of life. ArtsWestchester provides programs and services that enrich the lives of everyone in Westchester County. ArtsWestchester helps fund concerts, exhibitions and plays through grants; brings artists into schools and community centers; advocates for the arts; and builds audiences through diverse marketing initiatives. In 1998, ArtsWestchester purchased the nine-story neo-classical bank building at 31 Mamaroneck Avenue which has since been transformed into a multi-use resource for artists, cultural organizations and the community. A two-story gallery is located on the first floor of ArtsWestchester’s historic building on Mamaroneck Avenue.

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