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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 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 […]

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 over the course of 6 weeks. Each week we will explore your project ideas and help you apply it to your finished artwork. Throughout this […]

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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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. […]

ArtsWestchester Public Program | Metropolis Sunrise | Public Sewing Days

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

ArtsWestchester and Amanda Browder are thrilled to announce the unveiling of Metropolis Sunrise in the Fall of 2022. After two years of collectively enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to invite everyone in the community to reconnect with us. Let’s come together to complete this monumental work of public art! Together, we have so far sewn […]

Artist In Residence: Katarina Hoeger Generated Images of Ossining Workshop

Joseph Caputo Community Center 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY

Note location: Joseph G. Caputo Community Center (95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562) -- Music Room  Katarina Hoeger will walk participants of this workshop through the process of generating an image that looks almost painted from code. She will discuss creative coding, pointillism, the basics of the process, and some of the steps she takes to […]

Cyanotype Workshop with Instructor, Julia Swyers

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us Saturday, September 17th, 2022 11AM-2PM and learn to make cyanotype art prints for your home, or to create greeting cards using plants from your own garden. Ages: 8 years old and up Cost: $50  REGISTER The fairly simple, traditional blueprint process is easily accessible for anyone, including children. No artistic skills are necessary […]

Artist in Residence: Admiral Grey, Dream Illustration Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us Saturday, September 17th 4-5PM as Artist in Residence Admiral Grey leads this workshop.  Dream Illustration helps people to hone in on creative elements in dreams to find a way to create performative art. We will discuss simple dreams we have had, and hone in on 3-5 key elements in that dream that we […]

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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 […]

Artist in Residence: Tali Margolin Preserving Memories Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

In this workshop participants are encouraged to explore technique of creating artwork using cardboard, paper, ordinary objects and photographs. With the help of these simple materials we will make mixed […]

Artist in Residence: Francesca Montanile Self(ie) Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This workshop will use artmaking as a catalyst for storytelling and connection between participants around the themes of pleasure and sensuality, and connection to self-image. Selfies taken with a phone […]

Drink and Draw with Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Drink & Draw is a modern take on the classic artistic practice of life drawing. In this non-instructional event, we aim to create a relaxing, social and inclusive environment for […]

Artist in Residence: Monalisa Gharavi Language Pieces Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Participants are invited to grapple with language as matter and material, and in sustained artistic lineages. How does language fizz, slip, crack, and sparkle with material presence? Beyond traditional genres […]

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Bethany Kids – Outdoor Sculpture for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join teaching Artist Anna Adler for 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 outdoor work. […]

Artist in Residence: Emily Bate Wig Wag Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Led by composer, theater maker, and choral music conductor Emily Bate, this workshop offers participants new ways to engage with voice, digging into the physical sensations produced by singing, and […]

Artist in Residence: Haemee Han Workshop and Community Performance

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Experience small balloon sculpture fabrication, engaging with the “Missing Project,” centering animals that are extinct or about to be. Witness Haemee Han’s large balloon sculpture fabrication that she will be […]

Artist in Residence: Lauren Camp (16+) Writing a Pantoum Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

The ancient pantoum is the ideal form for writing about the past. With a little direction, even uncertain writers are eased into shaping their crystalline memories, and more experienced writers […]

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Beauty in the Round: A Scrutiny of Sculpture

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER NOW Join us to experience the thrill of Sculpture in the Round! Tuesdays - 9/20 - 10/25 (10am - 11am)  From the The Löwenmensch figurine and the Venus of Willlendorf (both made approximately 40,000 years ago) to the contemporary works of such figures as Paige Bradley and Damien Hirst lies a vast and remarkable […]

Drink and Draw with Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Drink & Draw is a modern take on the classic artistic practice of life drawing. In this non-instructional event, we aim to create a relaxing, social and inclusive environment for […]

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The Women’s Perspective: A Close Look at Women Artists

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER NOW Saturdays - 9/24 - 10/29 (10am - 11am)  Women have been making art since the dawn of time. Yet their work, when compared to that of their male counterparts, has been often overlooked and remains undervalued. In this six-week online course, we’ll examine the contributions of women to the history of art, focusing […]

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Oil Painting 101 with Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 from home and let’s create a fun and inspiring painting from it. REGISTER Dates: 8, Recurring Tuesdays: Sept. […]

Drink and Draw with Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Drink & Draw is a modern take on the classic artistic practice of life drawing. In this non-instructional event, we aim to create a relaxing, social and inclusive environment for the community to come together for a fun night of drawing. Artists of all experience levels and from all backgrounds are welcome. We also encourage […]

Watercolor Holiday Card Workshop with Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Saturday, November 19, 2022 1-4 PM Ages: Open to all ages over 16 Cost: $40  REGISTER Handmade holiday cards are the perfect way to wish your loved ones happy holidays. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced you can use this style of painting for the holidays, thank you’s, and everyday cards. I would […]

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Poetry Workshop Series: Metaphor Mapping

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Register Adult Register Student Date and Time of Class: Tuesday, November 22 & 29, 6-8 PM Ages: Open to all ages over 16 Cost: $40 Adults &  $20 Students only […]

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