Welcome to the Bethany Arts Community (BAC) in Ossining, New York
I had a vision of creating a community of artists that not only interacts with each other but with the community as a whole, locally and globally. BAC is a place where the established artist can tap into the potential that resides within, the new artist can continue to find their creative voice and the beginner (including the “I am not an artist”) can learn and grow. BAC is a place where all levels of artists can gather to help each other and each other’s art flourish. It is exciting to have you here and we are looking forward to enhancing the creative process.
Thank you for joining us.
– David Lyons
Meet the Makers
Join us in an intimate setting for an evening of conversation with choreographer, dancer, writer, Bill T. Jones, the Founder and Artistic Director of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and their Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong. Hear from two of the biggest creative forces in contemporary dance and culture.
May 24th 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Exhibit – “(Not) Staying Still”
“(Not) Staying Still”, organized by guest curator Anna Adler is an exhibition of artists whose work explores movement and motion, a restless resistance to stillness, and at the same time, a unique ability to catch and create quiet moments amidst the chaos. The work spans a variety of mediums, including sculpture, video, photography, painting, drawing, and performance, and is presented in conjunction with the inaugural BAC Artists-in-Residence Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. The exhibit will be on display May 12 – Jun 10 with the galleries open Mon-Thurs 10:00-2:00pm.
May 12th – Jun 10th 2018
Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company
BAC will host the world renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company who will be in residency at Bethany in Spring 2018. During their time at Bethany, the Company will be developing a new work that is destined to be performed globally. We are excited to be able to offer the general public a glimpse into their work through scheduled workshops, open rehearsals and artist talks. Space will be limited for this outstanding opportunity.
May 7th – June 1st 2018
Get Involved in the Arts
Everyone has a role to play.
- Sign up for a workshop
- Participate in events and programs
- Donate to help us support our artists
“Arts and artists have a way of raising up a community to its highest potential. Bethany arriving in Ossining is a game changer for an already artistic community. Not only will Bethany serve as inspiration, but also as an art making home to so many artists at so many points in their artistic lives. I can’t wait to see the conversations, collaborations and artistic growth that Bethany will be home to. And I am delighted that Bethany chose Ossining as its home.”Jessica Irons
“Thanks to everyone at BAC for making our show in January such a sold-out success! Even weeks later, we’re still getting raves about the beautiful chapel performance space. The central location and easy parking made it easier to attract an audience from a larger region. And BAC’s staff could not have been more supportive of our production- from accommodating quirky set up requirements to helping the show run smoothly. We can’t wait for the next opportunity to return. On behalf of our staff, performers and audience- thank you, thank you, thank you!”Zak Shusterman
We'd love to hear from you.
40 Somerstown Rd.
Ossining, NY 10562
+1 (914) 944 - 4ART (4278)
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