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Paul Cézanne: The Father of Modern Art (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Although not widely appreciated until the last decade of his life, Paul Cézanne was the preeminent French artist of the Post-Impressionist era. Insisting that painting stay in touch with its material, virtually sculptural origins, he paved the way for the emergence of twentieth-century modernism, both visually and conceptually. His work constitutes the most powerful and […]

Exhibit: Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE. Exhibit on display February 6 – March 5 Curated by Joyce Sharrock Cole, Ossining Village Historian To commemorate Black History Month, Ossining Black History & Culture will honor over 190 years of economic, social, spiritual, political and education contributions made by the African American community of the Village of […]

Exhibit Opening: Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Feb 6th @ 2pm for our exhibit Opening: Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE. Curated by Joyce Sharrock Cole, Ossining Village Historian Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. To commemorate Black History Month, Ossining Black History & Culture will honor over […]

Reincarnations: Finding the Past in the Present (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Every generation of artists wants to express its own ideas, address its own issues, and develop its own innovations. Modernists, in particular, felt that the great masterworks which had preceded them no longer “spoke” to the world in which they lived. Scholars often reinforce this idea by illustrating the differences between art eras and movements […]

Artist Talk: Table Wizard Spinny Spin and the Separate 5 Mcs

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us on February 13th at 5pm for an Artist Talk: Table Wizard Spinny Spin and the Separate 5 Mcs: The Untold Story of the beginning of Ossining Hip Hop Culture with Spencer Thomas Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The year was 1979 […]

Make an Enchanted Castle – Virtual Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will build their castles as they learn about the architecture and evolution of castles in this interactive virtual workshop, conducted over Zoom. Register Date: February 17, 3:30pm Cost: $10 per student Number of Students: Max of 20 Materials: Students will be provided a materials list or may elect to pick-up a kit of materials. […]

The Harlem Renaissance: A Golden Age

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

The Harlem Renaissance holds the distinction of being the longest running movement in the history of art! Join us on Friday, February 19th – 7:30 PM (1 hour) to celebrate its remarkable achievements with this Online Course facilitated by JILL KIEFER, Ph.D. Register The term Harlem Renaissance refers to the prolific flowering of literary, visual, and […]

An Evening of Music and Talk with Ted Daniel

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Feb. 20 at 5pm for an evening of music and talk with Ted Daniel, acclaimed American jazz musician and composer.   Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. FREE - Donations Welcome Make a donation  Ted Daniel is an American jazz trumpeter and composer.   He studied […]

Artist Talk: Hip Hop, A Transformational Story with Diana “Princess” Lemon

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us February 21st @ 2 pm - 3 pm for a talk with Hip Hop Artist, Diana "Princess" Lemon Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. As a teenager Diana Lemon had been headed down the wrong path when she entered a music program […]

An Evening of Music with KJ Denhert

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Feb. 27 at 5pm for an evening of music with KJ Denhert, award-winning songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. FREE - Donations Welcome Make a donation Sister Songs  Pandemic Reflections When the world locked down, life's day to day […]

Oil Painting 101: Live Pop Art

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Learn the basics to paint your favorite items from life with Bethany Arts Community studio artist, Peter Leeds. Shadowing, toning, color relationships, cool and warm tones; and the fun vibrations of colors when placed against each other. Learn to build forms from shapes. Learn to draw through a series of measurements. Grab your favorite item […]

Make your Own Pinhole Camera with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will build their own pinhole cameras out of random boxes of all shapes and sizes. Using light sensitive paper and a makeshift darkroom, they will create their own images using no technology whatsoever. They will familiarize themselves with the history of photography and the original printing processes. REGISTER March 16th, 23rd and 30th 4:00pm-5:30pm […]

Virtual Family Project: Photography Wheatpasting with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will blend together photography and street art using the guerrilla style art form known as wheat pasting. Using printed photographs from home, students will learn how to make their own glue out of household materials. This practice is still used by street artists today as a way to cheaply and effectively put-up paper posters […]

Photography Wheatpasting with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will blend together photography and street art using the guerrilla style art form known as wheat pasting. Using printed photographs from home, students will learn how to make their own glue out of household materials. This practice is still used by street artists today as a way to cheaply and effectively put-up paper posters […]

Photography 101 with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will learn the basics of how to use a camera for this 101 beginner’s course. Bring in your camera that you’ve been meaning to learn the ins and outs of, and we will go over important settings that help create the best images possible. We will go over composition, ISO, F-stop, Shutter Speed, and […]

Explore the Materials

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

This after school class will include an exploration of a new material and technique each session, including experimental printmaking, painted paper collage, mixed media collage, watercolor painting, oil pastels, and paper making. Register

Collabortions: Words & Images” an Online Talk with Jill Kiefer, Ph.D.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Friday, April 9th at 7:30 PM via Zoom for "Collabortions: Words & Images" – an Online Talk with JILL KIEFER, Ph.D. Register During this talk we’ll be taking a look at some significant collaborations between wordsmiths and painters—from medieval times to the present day. In addition to illuminated manuscripts and bestiaries, we’ll have […]

When Arts Collide – Online Course with Jill Kiefer, Ph.D.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join Jill Kiefer, Ph.D. as she leads her Online Course for BAC entitled: “When Arts Collide” April 14th – May 5th at 10AM – 11AM. In this four-week series, we’ll explore four outstanding examples of how new experiences are born when art and literature collide! Register  

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