ARTSWESTCHESTER’S MISSION IS TO CREATE AN EQUITABLE, VIBRANT AND SUSTAINABLE WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN WHICH THE ARTS ARE INTEGRAL TO AND INTEGRATED INTO EVERY FACET OF LIFE.
Our Core Values: The arts are for everyone, amplifying the multi-ethnic and culturally diverse voices within our community. The arts offer opportunities for advancement and personal growth. The arts are a catalyst for systemic change, economic development, and community empowerment. The arts create life-affirming experiences, celebrating differences and finding shared values.
Advancing our Mission through Leadership: ArtsWestchester supports the arts in Westchester through leadership, funding, programming, education, advocacy, audience cultivation and professional development. We work to ensure the accessibility and diversity of the arts, at every level for every resident and visitor in Westchester County.
Our Commitment to Social Justice:
As ArtsWestchester looks to the future, and in recognition of the current needs of the communities we serve, we reaffirm and further commit to advancing social justice through our policies and practices. We acknowledge that this work is on-going and commit to enacting a strategic vision that is proactive and responsive in shaping a just, fair, and equitable Westchester.
To review ArtsWestchester’s full commitment to social justice and our Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility Report click the box below.
Did you know ArtsWestchester began in 1965? Read our history here.
Have you wondered about our Landmark building in White Plains? Click here to learn about it.
The arts matter more than ever. Click here to read our annual report.