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Artist Talk and Performance with Composer in Residence, Seong Ae Kim

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Composer Seong Ae Kim will talk about her aesthetic and her composition with the performance of her work. The content based on Seong Ae Kim’s work will revolve around raising awareness about racial discrimination, immigrant issues, and to empower people in the community to speak against AAPI hate crime. REGISTER NOW This event is being […]

Reading & Artist Talk with author AJ Bermudez

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

In this public program, award-winning writer and director AJ Bermudez will share a reading from her new collection of short stories, centered on themes of privilege, place, and the convergence of industry and evolution. She will discuss the power of cross-disciplinary writing, the significance of merging intellect with artistry, and how stories can be leveraged […]

Consent Live with Artist in Residence Andre Veloux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Participants form a group open to collaborating on the theme of artistic representation and discussion around consent. Participants will be asked to work in a consensual way to build an artwork from Lego bricks and then discuss issues around the topic of sexuality and consent. Those who would like to contribute to the project are […]

Exhibit: “This Far and No Further”, an exhibition of powerful photographs by William Abranowicz

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

As part of The Capa Space mission to foster and advance the belief that the community can use photography to advance concepts of peace and equality, ​Capa Space is proud to present “This Far and No Further"  on display January 7th - January 29th at Bethany Arts Community . “This Far and No Further” is […]

Artist Talk: “This Far and No Further”, with photographer William Abranowicz and Joyce Cole

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Artist Talk:  Jan 12th @ 7:00pm-8:00pm A talk with William Abranowitz moderated by Joyce Sharrock Cole, Bethany Arts Community Board Member, and Ossining Village Historian. Autographed copies of his book “This Far and No Further” will be available to purchase. REGISTER As part of The Capa Space mission to foster and advance the belief that […]

Performance and Talk: Got My Wings, Original score by Dan Blake and Choreography by Todd Hall

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us Jan 22 @ 4pm for Got My Wings, a dance triptych exploring the metaphor of light, freedom, and hope. Original score by Dan Blake and Choreography by Todd Hall. This talk and performance will be virtual. REGISTER FOR WEBINAR View Program: GOT MY WINGS PROGRAM This event begins with a talk by Daniel […]

Interview with Robe Imbriano and Viewing of Amend

Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY, United States

REGISTER ****Event held at the Ossining Public Library - The Budarz Theater The Ossining Library, the Ossining Village Historian, and the Bethany Arts Community welcome Robe Imbriano, creator and Executive Producer of Amend, the six-episode Netflix series starring Will Smith about the 14th Amendment and America’s struggle with inequality. He has spent decades in television and documentary […]

Guided tour and talk with the curator

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us for a small guided tour and talks in the Bethany Arts Community Galleries with our curator on Wednesday February 16, 23, March 2, 9 at 6pm Wednesday February 16 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talk-wed-feb-16th/ Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: $25/ticket Visitor Requirements: All ticket holders must be fully vaccinated, present proof of vaccination […]

Artist Talk with Joe Chambers

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us for a webinar conversation and some beats by Ossining’s own Joe Chambers. Based in Ossining, New York, Joe Chambers first began producing, recording, mixing and mastering music in 2016. Now working with the top artists in the world, he has experience from Hip-Hop to R&B to movie scores. The 19-year-old has developed an […]

Guided tour and talk with the curator

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us for a small guided tour and talks in the Bethany Arts Community Galleries with our curator on Wednesday February 16, 23, March 2, 9 at 6pm Wednesday February 23 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talk-wed-feb-23rd Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: $25/ticket Visitor Requirements: All ticket holders must be fully vaccinated, present proof of vaccination […]

Guided tour and talk with the curator

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us for a small guided tour and talks in the Bethany Arts Community Galleries with our curator on Wednesday February 16, 23, March 2, 9 at 6pm Wednesday March 2 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talks-wed-mar-2nd/ Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: $25/ticket Visitor Requirements: All ticket holders must be fully vaccinated, present proof of vaccination […]

Guided tour and talk with the curator

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us for a small guided tour and talks in the Bethany Arts Community Galleries with our curator on Wednesday February 16, 23, March 2, 9 at 6pm Wednesday March 9 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talks-wed-march-9th/ Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: $25/ticket Visitor Requirements: All ticket holders must be fully vaccinated, present proof of vaccination […]

Webinar: Art, Social Activism, and Restorative Justice, a virtual conversation with Jo Kreiter, Flyaway Productions

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Date & Time: March 10 at 7pm Fee: Free Registration Required: Zoom Webinar REGISTER Jo Kreiter is a nationally recognized choreographer and site artist with a background in political science. She makes large scale public art via apparatus-based dance. She engages physical innovation and the political conflicts we live within. Her work democratizes public space. […]

Artist in Residence: Andrea Strongwater – Lost Synagogues of Europe

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

A discussion and Q&A on European synagogues destroyed by the Nazis. Discussion of how Andrea got into the work and how she does it. Additionally, she will share details of several synagogues and the communities that built them. REGISTER Name of Artist: Andrea Strongwater Dates of Residency: May 2 – May 15 Residency Plan: Andrea […]

Artist in Residence: Gloria Rosen – Listen…Can You Hear Me Now? A CODA Tale

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Listen... Can You Hear Me Now? A CODA Tale REGISTER During this public reading Gloria will be sharing selections from Listen…Can You Hear Me Now?, her personal memoir-in-progress of being a hearing child raised in the Deaf community. Afterwards she will take us through the ongoing process of transforming her award winning solo show  into book […]

Artist in Residence: Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán – Intersectional Ecopoetics: A _Yerbabuena_ Reading

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán will be reading, outdoors, excerpts-in-progress from _Yerbabuena_, a multi-genre book and multimedia project. This womanist, queer, transgender, multiracial remapping New York/California, the East/West Coasts, and Atlantic/Pacific worlds is resulting in multimedia: a website, book, performance, and installation. Bodhrán will be sharing work from two intersecting sequences of the collection. The first series […]

Artist in Residence: Orlando Jacinto Garcia – Social Commentary and Recent Music

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Orlando Jacinto Garcia will be presenting a discussion on how composers over the past 50 years have approached social and political themes in their work from very abstract approaches to the more literal and concrete. The presentation will reference a selection of works from composers such as Fredric Rzewski, Louis Andriessen, Raven Chacon, Anthony Davis, […]

Artist in Residence: Lindy Fines – GREYZONE Work-In-Progress Showing and Talkback

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

REGISTER Choreographer Lindy Fines, and her company GREYZONE, will take you inside the creative process for a new duet-in-progress that they have been developing at BAC. After performing the duet, Lindy and the dancers will then demonstrate aspects of the choreographic systems used to create the work. With the same methodology utilized in their rehearsals, […]

WHEN ARTISTS SHOUT: Social and Political Commentary in Western Art – A Lecture by Marcy B. Freedman

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us Wednesday, June 8, 2022 for light refreshments at 6:30pm and Lecture by Marcy B. Freedman at 7pm REGISTER For centuries, art has been used for a multitude of purposes, often serving the needs of powerful religious and political institutions.  But it has also been used to express the thoughts and feelings of artists […]

Artist in Residence: L Feldman M13: Excerpt Sharing and Talkback

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

L M Feldman will share excerpts and questions from her audacious – and timely – play-in-progress, THE MERCURY 13 GUIDE TO GETTING OFF THE GROUND. An epic and muscular theatrical shakedown, THE MERCURY 13 intertwines historical events, imagined scenes, fantastical moments, physical feats, and text plucked straight from the Congressional archive, to unearth the story […]

Artist in Residence: Sandra Jackson-Opoku Black Rice: A Sino-Black Diaspora Presentation & Reading

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Sinologist, Keisha Brown originated the term "Sino-Black relations" to describe historical connections between China and people of African descent. This presentation will explore some of the global contact zones and cultural experiences where China and Africa have intersected. This slide presentation will be followed by a reading from the novel-in-progress, Black Rice and a brief […]

Webinar: Social Activism and Restorative Justice – A conversation with Jo Kreiter and Partners

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us September 21, 2022 at 7pm for a conversation about the importance of restorative justice and the creative process as they contribute to alternatives to the prison system. We’ll also explore Ms. Kreiter’s process of integrating personal narratives and lived human experience into the choreography and presentation of Apparatus of Repair. We will hear […]

Artist in Residence: Marcie LaCerte Artist Talk and Work-in-Progress Screening

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Animator Marcie LaCerte will be sharing work-in-progress material of her upcoming animated short film, The Pleasure-Dome, and will be delivering an artist's talk about her work.  REGISTER Residency Plan: I will be making progress on my upcoming independent animated short titled "The Pleasure-Dome." I am combining digital character animation with hand-drawn, colored pencil backgrounds. I […]

Artist in Residence: Sarah Heady On Found Texts and the Poetics of Place Reading & Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Sarah Heady will read from her newest book of poems, COMFORT (Spuyten Duyvil Publishing, 2022), a meditation on female solitude, agency, and relationship set on the prairies of the American West. COMFORT braids together found language from historical texts, including rural women’s magazines of the 1910s and 1920s and “booster” documents extolling the virtues of […]

Artist in Residence: Artist Talk with Ben Cuevas

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Ben Cuevas speaks on his interdisciplinary art practice and how identity intersects with medium and process. As a queer, latinx, nonbinary, HIV-positive artist, identity directly influences Cuevas's multifaceted artwork and choice of mediums. Working between textiles, sculpture, photography, performance, video, and installation, Cuevas investigates questions about the body, the self, and what it means to […]

Artist in Residence: AriDy Nox – At The Bayou’s Mouth Reading and Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

AriDy Nox will present a reading of excerpts from her triptych At The Bayou’s Mouth (working title). Afterward there will be a facilitated discussion about triptychs, nonlinear playwriting, and creativity rooted in black femme identity. AriDy will receive feedback and reactions to the works-in-progress and discuss the opportunities afforded us as creative thinkers when we […]

An Author’s Reading with BAC Residency Alumni A.J. Bermudez

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join us Saturday, December 10, 2022 2-4PM for a reading with Bethany residency alumni, Author A.J Bermudez A.J. Bermudez is thrilled to return to Bethany Arts Community, where she was a 2021 artist-in-residence, and to share work from her new book, Stories No One Hopes Are About Them. The collection won the 2022 Iowa Short […]

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Village Retrospective with Kendall Buchanan and Joyce Sharrock-Cole at Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, co-sponsored by Bethany Arts Community

HUDSON VALLEY BOOKS FOR HUMANITY 67 Central Ave, Ossining, NY, United States

Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30-9PM Fee: $15 per person Location: Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, 67 Central Ave, Ossining, NY 10562 TICKETS We are excited to announce our partnership with Hudson Valley Books for Humanity for this inaugural program in a series about the Village of Ossining, looking at its origins and the many generations […]

Author Program: “Groundbreakers: Black Movie Makers” Children’s Book Series

Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY, United States

Date(s) and Time(s): Sunday, February 19, 2023 – 2PM Location: Ossining Public Library Tickets: Free LEARN MORE   For more than 100 years, Black filmmakers have made incredible contributions to American cinema and culture.  These groundbreakers created thought-provoking stories about the experiences of Black people and changed film forever.  This six-book series examines their lives […]

Author A’Lelia Bundles Discusses Madam CJ Walker

Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY, United States

Saturday, February 25, 2023 – 2PM  (FREE EVENT) Location: Ossining Public Library, in-person gathering for streaming event. Virtual streaming option available via Zoom Zoom link HERE LEARN MORE Ossining Village Historian Joyce Sharrock Cole will interview writer and journalist A’Lelia Bundles, author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker […]

Artist Talk: Rhythm, Rhyme and Harmony – KMAA Exhibition 2023

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

“Music creates order out of chaos, for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous." - Yehudi Menuhin Harmony, balance, rhythm, and repetition, lyricism, notes of warm and cool, repetition, mark making, and movement. From classical to contemporary, from abstract to surrealism, artists and […]

Poor People’s Campaign Art and Culture Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

On Sunday August 13 beginning at 2pm, the New York State Poor People’s Campaign Art & Culture Committee will conclude its weekend retreat with a public workshop at Bethany Arts Community (www.bethanyarts.org) in Ossining, NY, in partnership with the local community and youth organization ENUBuilds (www.enubuilds.com). The workshop will explore how Art and Culture infuses […]

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“Kinetic Grace” Work-In-Progress Showing with Ryan McNamara

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: "Kinetic Grace" Work-In-Progress Showing Date & Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 2-3PM Please join us as we walk you through the creation process of our piece "Kinetic Grace." This piece came out of asking ourselves, "After all these years, what do we want out of performance?" Somehow the answer to that question involves making […]

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Hudson Holes: A Community Mini Golf Project Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Join Max Lazarowitz in building and devising Hudson Holes: A Community Mini Golf Project! There will be two workshops with two, 2-hour time slots. Feel free to join us for one or both of them! RSVP Encouraged, Walk-ins Welcome!  My name is Max Lazarowitz and I am in 9th grade at Ossining High School. I […]

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Walk & Talk Tour with Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole – Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Walk & Talk Tour with Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole - Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE. Date & Time: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 6PM Fee: $25 Adult/$15 Student/Senior Join Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE. Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole in a special walk & talk tour of the exhibit! Black History & […]

$15.00 – $25.00

SOLD OUT: Medicine in Your Kitchen Workshop with Clare Pierson

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Medicine in Your Kitchen Workshop - SOLD OUT! Instructor: Clare Pierson Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2024 11AM-12:30PM Fee: $15.00 Join herbalist Clare Pierson for this incredible workshop on medicine in your kitchen! We'll be spending time both indoors and possibly outdoors, so bring appropriate attire. We'll talk about all the herbs and spices with medicinal […]

$15.00

Walk & Talk Tour with Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole – Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Walk & Talk Tour with Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole - Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE. Date & Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 6PM Fee: $25 Adult/$15 Student/Senior Join Black History & Culture: BLACK PRESENCE. PROFOUND INFLUENCE. Curator Joyce Sharrock-Cole in a special walk & talk tour of the exhibit! Black History & […]

$15.00 – $25.00

Praise! Exploratory Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Praise! Exploratory Workshop Date: Sunday, March 10, 2024 3-5PM Cost: FREE! Space is limited, registration required. Join Artists-in-Residence, Vincent E Thomas & Gabriel Thom Pasculli, to explore the material of Praise! as it is being developed. The performers and participants will engage in viewing and experimenting with prepared material from Praise! and in collective dialogue. […]

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House Dance Workshop & Artist Talk with Mai Lê Hô, LayeRhythm

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

House Dance Workshop & Artist Talk with Mai Lê Hô, LayeRhythm Date & Time: Saturday, March 16, 2024 1-3PM Ages: 8+ Cost: FREE! Limited space available, registration required. This class starts with a warm-up. We then learn some basics of house dance. To digest and fully integrate this vocabulary, we practice freestyle and/or choreography through […]

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Historian Talk with Curator Caroline Curvan of “Remarkable Women In And Around Ossining”

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Title: Historian Talk with Curator Caroline Curvan of "Remarkable Women In And Around Ossining" Date & Time: Sunday, March 24, 2024 1-2:30PM Fee: $10.00 There are so many wonderful, remarkable stories that are discussed in "Remarkable Women In And Around Ossining," if you're interested in learning more on the history and curation behind this exhibit […]

$10.00

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