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Grow your own gourmet own Shiitake or Oyster Mushroom Log

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Learn the basics of using plug spawn to start a mushroom log, techniques which can be applied to other exotic varieties. You’ll leave with your own one-foot log, which will bloom with mushrooms in 6-12 months and will continue to produce for several years! You can choose from Shiitake, Maitake, and Oyster mushrooms. Class limit: […]

Grow Your Own Shoots & Sprouts

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Fresh Local Greens All Winter! Sprouting beans, alfalfa, radishes, broccoli, even wheat and nuts is easy and yields a superior fresh food packing a big nutritional punch. Pea and sunflower shoots are extremely popular in the best restaurants and at your farmers market and are equally easy to grow. Sample a wide range of shoots […]

The Chicago Mosaic School’s BYOB Mosaic Basics with instructor Casey Van Loon

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

In this Mosaic Basics Workshop, participants have the opportunity to learn about and make their very own mosaic art piece. Students will be shown a variety of examples of both ancient and contemporary mosaics, and receive an introduction to mosaic tools, techniques, and materials. Students will create their own personalized 4” x 4” mosaic to take home and display. Participants will leave with new […]

$45

From the Anatomical to Artistic Body Moving the Dancer from Inside Out Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

From the Anatomical to Artistic Body Moving the Dancer from Inside Out ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: In this two hour workshop, we will explore our understanding of what lies beneath the surface of the body. If you have a body and curiosity for how it works, this workshop is for you! Gain a clearer understanding of […]

$40

Artist in Residence: Lavinia Roberts – Mask Making Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Come join multi-talented educator, installation artist and puppet designer Lavinia Roberts who will be facilitating this mask making workshop for participants during her residency at Bethany Arts Community. Lavinia regularly builds masks and puppets for a films and live performance. View Residency > Bethany Arts Community’s residency programs are made possible by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County […]

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Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry for Beginners with Instructor Barbara Kirby

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER NOW Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry for Beginners with Instructor Barbara Kirby Classes start Oct 1st 7–9pm (eight consecutive Tuesday evenings) During the (8)  two-hour classes, participants will learn the process of making jewelry using Metal Clay. Students need no previous knowledge or experience and will have lots of fun creating stunning pieces. Metal Clay […]

Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Make a one-of-a-kind original piece of mosaic jewelry and learn some new skills in our fun 3-hour workshop. Students will design and complete two mosaic pendants from start to finish that expresses a personal, one-of-a-kind style. A range of studio materials, such as glass, stone, and millefiori are available for this workshop. Basic mosaic glass […]

Mosaic I Intensive Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This informative 2 ½ day weekend workshop is geared towards both beginners and advanced students who want to learn or improve upon their knowledge of basic techniques, tools and materials. Students gain confidence and receive a solid foundation of new skills all in one full weekend. The workshop covers cutting techniques, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout […]

Mosaic I Intensive Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This informative 2 ½ day weekend workshop is geared towards both beginners and advanced students who want to learn or improve upon their knowledge of basic techniques, tools and materials. Students gain confidence and receive a solid foundation of new skills all in one full weekend. The workshop covers cutting techniques, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout […]

Mosaic I Intensive Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This informative 2 ½ day weekend workshop is geared towards both beginners and advanced students who want to learn or improve upon their knowledge of basic techniques, tools and materials. Students gain confidence and receive a solid foundation of new skills all in one full weekend. The workshop covers cutting techniques, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout […]

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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 […]

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 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 […]

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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 […]

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