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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: Andrea Strongwater – Lost Synagogues of Europe

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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

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

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

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: 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: Ting Luo – Piano Performance and Talk & New Arts Collaboration

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER Ting will be performing a few selections from ‘Green’, a piano suite work-in-progress coming from the concept of healing. While people are in various circumstances in everyday life, facing struggles in situations such as stress, isolation, and loss… 'Green' seeks to give people a space to meditate, refresh, and connect to their inner selves. […]

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 […]

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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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, […]

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MAGIC, MYTH AND MONSTERS: THE MIDDLE AGES – Online Course

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

MAGIC, MYTH AND MONSTERS: THE MIDDLE AGES (and its influences on modernism) with Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer ONLINE ZOOM CLASS - Six Weeks Tuesdays, April 12 - May 17 - 10:00 - 11:00 AM The Middle Ages was a remarkable thousand-year-long civilization—underscored by a wholly unique culture and artistic tradition. The art of the era was […]

Opening Reception IMPACT 2022: Art that Bears Witness

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Exhibit: May 20 – June 30, 2022 Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm Wed. May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 10:00am-7:30pm Sat. May 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 10am-3pm Opening Reception:  Friday May 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Lecture: Wednesday June 8, 6:30pm-8:00pm (WHEN ARTISTS SHOUT: Social and Political Commentary in Western Art A […]

Samantha Figgins Work in Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER Choreographer Samantha Figgins in a Works & Process LaunchPAD “Process as Destination” at Bethany Arts Community residency, is joined by 3 dancers and an interpreter. While in residence, Samantha is working on a new piece that will examine communication in its original form, when language required no spoken words. It will display how every […]

BAC Wood Festival 2022

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

May 21, 2022 10am-4pm Bethany's first wood festival! A celebration of the beauty of wood and art! 85 tickets per time block Two (2) time blocks to choose from (choose one): 10:00am-12:45pm | 1:15pm-4:00pm 1)  BUY PARKING: ($10 Parking Reservation required in advance per car) 2) REGISTER-FREE ADMISSION: (Select # of people attending in your […]

“An Imperial Message” work-in-progress Presented by New Rising Sun Dance Project

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

“An Imperial Message” work-in-progress - Presented by New Rising Sun Dance Project (FREE EVENT) REGISTER The piece is based on a short story by Franz Kafka, idea conceived by New Rising Sun Dance Project director Tomiko Magario. This performance employs three actors and a dancer to further develop this multidisciplinary work and will be followed […]

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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 […]

Bethany Epic & Large Mosaic Install with The Chicago Mosaic School

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Large Mosaic class with The Chicago Mosaic School! Stay tuned for what’s to come at Bethany! Stop by between 11am-2pm on Tuesday Jun 7th! Inspired by nature and beauty found on Bethany’s peaceful and bucolic grounds, this project is coming to life by students learning techniques for creating a sustainable large-scale outdoor mosaic using direct […]

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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

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 […]

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Theater O presents: Without Strings

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

This favorite puppet story gets a modern renovation, updated with lots of slapstick humor and clever wordplay.  Carl, an angry and lonely teenager, has left home and seeks out work with the enigmatic Professor Pinecone and his marionette troupe. Carl becomes Pinocchio in this play-within-a-play and encounters our familiar cast of characters along his travels. […]

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Theater O Presents: Camp Stowaways by Tracy Powerstein

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

It’s summer break and a new group of tween girls is about to face their fears and insecurities as they learn to cope at Camp Libertas, where they’ll find only tough love, not loveys. While Major Marjorie and Miss Angie aim to lay down the law and turn another group of girls into young women, […]

Ossining NAACP Youth Council Talent and Fashion Show

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

A talent showcase and fashion show will close out the Ossining Black History Month Celebration at Bethany under the direction of Gwenveria Sargeant. Organized by the Ossining Branch of the NAACP, their youth group will put on a showcase of talent including dance, singing, rap and fashion. Register Now  

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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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