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Photography 101 with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 […]

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Matisse: A World of Colors and Patterns (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Henri Matisse is widely regarded as the greatest colorist of the 20th century and as a rival to Pablo Picasso in the importance of his innovations. He first achieved prominence as the leader of the French movement Fauvism—but his long career would take him in many different directions. Matisse sought to use color as the […]

Artist in Residence: Sustainable, hand painted fashion accessories workshop with Cassandra Clark

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Learn how to create artistic, recycled, plastic clutches from shopping bags and paint. Using an iron, staples, sewing and paint join us for this hands-on workshop. REGISTER Bio My name is Cassie and I am an artist living in Brooklyn, New York. I believe that every child starts out as an artist, and some people […]

Artist in Residence: Open Studio and “Hands-on” Demonstration with sculptor Cherie Lee

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

With the recent acquisition of a ‘teaching level’ drill, Cherie Lee shares her exquisite finished work, demonstrates techniques, and introduces participants to basic carving applications that can be used on wood, bone, metal and even vegetable ivory. Register Bio Cherie Lee is a self-taught, Philadelphia-born artist, who utilizes high speed rotary equipment to reduce genuine […]

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Introduction to Digital Photography with Alan Haywood

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Introduction to Digital Photography with Alan Haywood Dates: Saturdays, May 8, 15, 22, 29 Time: 10:00am-11:30am Class Fee:  $100 REGISTER Materials needed: Students must have a DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, batteries, memory card, card reader and charger. Camera must have manual settings capability. Bring camera manual. A computer with photo editing software such as Photoshop or […]

2021 Pilobolus Summer Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This summer, join Pilobolus for an in person workshop at Bethany Arts Community. With beautiful onsite housing, 22 acres of scenic grounds and ample studio space, we will come together to move and create in a safe environment. JULY 5 - 9, 2021 REGISTER Open to anyone from non-dancers to experienced performers, this workshop is […]

Ink Drawing, with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Description: Whether using it graphically in comics, lightly in atmospheric ink wash illustrations, or using it to create wild textures, ink drawing holds a variety of exciting techniques. In this […]

Surrealist Sculpture Class for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Teaching Artist, Anna Adler, leads this found object sculpture class using salvaged materials, basic hand tools, and elementary sculpture techniques, including assemblage and bricolage. Students strengthen their creative problem-solving skills and engage their imagination in making unique hybrid objects inspired by work in the galleries, explorations of the beautiful Bethany grounds, as well as modern […]

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The New Tools – Art from Emerging Technologies with Instructor, John Hyde

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Class Description: Creating art takes many forms and mediums. Emerging in today’s art creation is 3D printing, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Laser cutting/engraving. These tools helped define industrial prototyping for many years and with time have entered the homes and studios of artists. Bethany Arts Community has one of each of these tools and […]

Creative Tools with Liz Lerman

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

What happens when we cross borders, cross disciplines, and cross domains? How can that serve our personal inquiry, our professional development, and the building of knowledge? Liz will lead participants in a movement workshop based in her own creative tools which can be applied in rehearsals and beyond. REGISTER During the residency, Liz will work […]

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Surrealist Sculpture for Kids Encore

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Whether you're returning to Bethany to make more art or just joining our creative community for kids, this class explores several sculpture making techniques, tools, and materials, inspired by modern and contemporary Surrealists. We will focus on found object sculpture, assemblage, and bricolage, embracing the power of experimentation, collaboration, and play. Students will have the […]

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Introductory Printed Sculpture – Intensive Weekend Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

3D Printing initially used for industrial prototyping has entered the homes and studios of artists. Students in this workshop will learn how to conceive, design, and finish a sculpture using Bethany Arts Community's 3D filament printer and a resin printer on loan. REGISTER NOW Dates: Friday, April 1, 7:00 PM, Saturday, April 2, 9 AM […]

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Exploring Creative Illustration with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Artwork created with thoughtful concepts can give further depth and richness to an illustration. In this course, we will explore pushing our illustration to new conceptual heights through 2 projects […]

Photography Is For the Birds Workshop with Bonnie Coe and Bill Golden

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Photography Is For the Birds Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2022 between 10:00 AM. and 12 Noon (rain date April 30) # of Participants: 16 Cost: Free REGISTER Come and learn the best techniques for photographing birds.  Join wildlife photographer Bill Golden and Bonne Coe for a bird photography workshop on Saturday, April 23, 2022 between […]

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Outdoor Sculpture for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join teaching Artist Anna Adler as she leads this outdoor sculpture class using found natural/recycled materials, and basic hand tools, with inspiration from Bethany's beautiful landscape and outdoor sculpture park, as well as modern and contemporary earthworks and monuments. Students will work together to create temporary site-specific sculptures and engage in the playful nature of […]

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Ink Drawing with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Whether using it graphically in comics, lightly in atmospheric ink wash illustrations, or using it to create wild textures, ink drawing holds a variety of exciting techniques. In this 8 week course, we will experiment with a variety of inking methods learning from in-class demos and sketchbook exercises. Halfway through the course, you will have […]

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Parkinson’s Dance Class with Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us at Bethany Arts Community for Steffi Nossen's FREE movement class based on the internationally acclaimed Mark Morris Group Dance for PD program with our teachers who are professionally trained in the Dance for PD Method. Come solo or bring a partner, friend or caregiver. No dance experience necessary. Stand up or sit down […]

Artist in Residence: Keija Parssinen – Before/After: Writing the Covid Experience

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Workshop for Residents + Studio Artists + Staff Geared towards exploring the ways in which we are haunted by the person we were before March 2020, we will discuss how can we use memories of pre-Covid times to help us grieve our losses, as well as lessons learned about our values in order to map […]

Artist in Residence: Tama Hamilton-Wray – “Eclipse” and Black Liberation Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER The interactive workshop invites members of the Bethany Arts Community along with members of the Ossining Black community to participate in a table read of excepts from a work-in-progress screenplay “Eclipse” and engage in a dialogue about the script and the central questions it raises. Set 1964, “Eclipse” tells the coming-of-age story of a […]

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Mosaic I Intensive Weekend Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Friday, June 3rd 7pm-9pm Saturday, June 4th 9am - 4pm Sunday, June 5th 9am – 4pm Register as a Day Student for $385 DAY STUDENT Register as a Room & Board Student for $585 ROOM & BOARD STUDENT Room & Board Students will stay at Bethany Arts Community in comfortable accommodations, in a bucolic, peaceful […]

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Large Scale Mosaic Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

The Chicago Mosaic School brings large scale mosaics to BAC! Take part in creating and installing a community mosaic during this 5 day workshop. Large scale outdoor mosaics can be made well and durably by learning professional approaches in this 5 day intensive, hands on workshop. Students will learn the skills/techniques for creating a sustainable […]

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Advanced Ink Drawing with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER 5 week course, May 25 (6-8PM on first class, all other nights 6-7:30PM), June 1, 8, 15, 22 Class Fee: $175 Whether you are new to inking or an old pro, this class will help you to expand your inking skills to new heights, as well as further your comfort with the medium itself. […]

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