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Artist in Residence- Ada: A Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 11am via Facebook LIVE for a conversation and song about Ada, a musical work in progress. View on Facebook LIVE Composer Kim Sherman, Librettist Margaret Vandenburg, Music Director Kimberly Grigsby and Director Lisa Rothe will discuss the development process of their new music theater piece, as well as the close relationship […]

Artist in Residence: Mario Moroni – Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 11:45am via Facebook LIVE for a work in progress showing by poet, Mario Moroni, during his residency at Bethany Arts Community. View on Facebook LIVE This performance is an evocative, immersive, poetry reading experience.  The first part entitled “Ballads of Maine” is a traditional reading with the support a microphone that […]

Artist in Residence: Kyle Marshall – Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 1pm for a work in progress showing by choreographer, Kyle Marshall during his residency at Bethany Arts Community. View on Facebook LIVE For the public portion of his residency, Kyle shares his process with Jah, a solo tapping into of his Jamaican heritage. As a member of the diaspora Kyle has felt […]

Artist in Residence: Photographer, Julia Forrest Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk and Slideshow Oct 6th @ 6pm via Facebook LIVE: Photographer, Julia Forrest will discuss her work, her inspirations, and her tools, including her camera, mirrors, and props.  During her second residency at Bethany, Julia will photograph the local landscape to create illusions with mirrors and forced perspective. In the studio, she will be […]

Hang with Art: A Discussion About Arts Education in the Days of Covid

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

A discussion with arts educators Sharon Ciccone, Marty Merchant and Cathy Ibanez about the importance of art education, especially in the days of Covid, and the work in the NY State Art Teachers Association Annual Art Show. Join Zoom Meeting View Online Exhibit About the Show The 2020 gallery show of New York State Art […]

Artist in Residence: Susan Polese – Play Reading “Secret Sundays”

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Oct 10th @ 11:00am via Facebook LIVE Go to Facebook LIVE Playwright, Susan Jennifer Polese, presents a 20 minute excerpt stage reading of monologues from her play in development, Secret Sundays. Susan will use her residency to continue to write the script. The public performance will feature local actor, Michelle Concha Herko. As a playwright inspired by different forms of […]

PICASSO ONLINE: The Man – The Myth – The Legend

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us for this fascinating 5-week Pablo PIcasso online art history class lead by Jill Kiefer, Ph.D. and Bethany Arts Community. Tuesdays, 10am – 11am September 15th – October 13th. Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer Pablo Picasso remains the most influential artist of the twentieth century, and is regarded as one […]

Virtual Artist In Residence: Karen Allen Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom: Karen Allen, visual artist, will share her inspirations and process for creating her works “Ark, Totems and Vessels” and the “Under and Over the Allowable Limit”   Zoom Link About the Artist Karen Allen paintings and drawings in acrylic, oils and pastels are figurative abstractions. The inner feeling and meaning of what has inspired me visually is more important […]

Artist in Residence: Tacie Jones Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Facebook LIVE: Tacie Jones Artist Talk: Mending View Facebook LIVE We store the imprint of memory in our bodies. Some of this memory comes from personal experience, and some we inherit from our ancestors. This online artist talk will discuss Mending, a growing body of work consisting of video, media installation, sculpture, performance […]

Artist in Residence: Erika Meitner & Sarah Heady Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Facebook LIVE: Erika Meitner and Sarah Heady View Facebook LIVE Erika Meitner will be sharing poems and photos from her latest project in progress, tentatively titled Miami : Elegy, which uses documentary and eco-poetic modes of verse and lyric essay to explore issues of global warming and sea-level rise in Miami, Florida—an epicenter of urban […]

Short Film Presentation and Artist Talk: A film by George Gavin, with poetry by Cheryl Moskowitz and sound by Alastair Gavin

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Short Film Presentation and Artist Talk via Zoom & Facebook LIVE View on Facebook LIVE Join Zoom Meeting A film by George Gavin, with poetry by Cheryl Moskowitz and sound by Alastair Gavin. Cheryl, George and Alastair will present their short film provisionally titled ‘Fixed in Place’ (approx 7.5 mins) to the Bethany Community on […]

Artist in Residence: Catherine Weingarten Work in Progress Reading

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Work in Progress Reading via Facebook LIVE: "I'm so Hot" by Playwright, Catherine Weingarten View Facebook LIVE Who cheats first? Men or women? What if they’re both insanely hot? In this adaptation of "La Dispute" by Marivaux, a Prince captures hot people to see who cheats first!! It’s like olden day French reality TV.  About […]

Artist in Residence: Anna Mayta Performance and Q&A

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Performance and Q&A via Facebook LIVE: View event on Facebook LIVE View Video Performance Choreographer, Anna Mayta is premiering her new dance - “The world of humanity has two wings” - inspired by a quote from the Writings of Abdul’-Baha, Baha’i writings:    "Humanity Has Two Wings": “The world of humanity has two wings – one is […]

Artist in Residence: Writer, Daniel Tamulonis Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Facebook LIVE: View Facebook LIVE Writer, Daniel Tamulonis will give us a peek into his writing process, sharing his inspirations, and his journey as a writer, from writing marionette plays, to essays on teaching, to the fiction writing that, years and years later, he felt he had to get out into the world. Daniel will share how he makes room for writing […]

Artist in Residence: Santina Amato Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Facebook LIVE: View Facebook LIVE Santina Amato, sculptor and painter, will share her process for making ephemeral sculptures that decompose overtime. While at Bethany she is designing sculptures that will exist in the gardens of Bethany before decomposing.  While in residency at Bethany, Santina is looking forward to being able to create her ephemeral nature sculptures using a new method […]

Artist in Residence: Andrea Vonbujoss Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist talk via Facebook LIVE: View Facebook LIVE Andrea will share an insider's view of her process and show her works in progress. Andrea’s work includes colorful, geometric and whimsical sculptures that are fabricated from wood, cardboard, wire, clay and acrylic plastic.  Many of Andrea’s pieces are interactive, such as, benches, arches and 3-dimensional words.  As an artist who works in the […]

American Modernism ONLINE: The Other Modern Art

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Modern Art, in general, was a reaction against the traditions of the past. European modernism started to take shape toward the end of the nineteenth century. “American Modernism” refers to an artistic and cultural movement in the United States that began at the turn of the twentieth century, with a core period between World War […]

Artist in Residence: Cherie Lee Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk with Visual Artist, Cherie Lee, via Facebook LIVE View Facebook LIVE After introducing us briefly to her work in a most unusual medium, and revealing a meticulously detailed, hand-carved ostrich eggshell Cherie completed during her time with Bethany Arts Community in October 2020, she delves into how her residency was nearly derailed by […]

Artist in Residence: Chigozie Obi Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk with Visual Artist, Chigozie Obi, via Facebook LIVE View Facebook LIVE Chigozie Obi talks about the process and inspiration behind her general/residency work and how creating during the protests happening in her country was an escape, activism and emotional dump for her. The virtual residency helped Chigozie take her mind off the protests […]

Artist in Residence: “Object Stories” Talk with Visual Artist Brice Garrett

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist in Residence: "Object Stories" Talk with Visual Artist Brice Garrett via Facebook LIVE View Facebook LIVE View "Object Stories" Brice used his time at the Bethany Arts residency this fall to develop ideas of community and participatory artworks. Inspired by dozens of images of objects submitted by community members, “Object Stories” documents people’s relationships […]

100cameras Snapshot Safe Harbor

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students from the Westchester County Safe Harbor program use photography to tell their stories in a way that impacts how they view themselves and their communities. Images on display are a selection of photographs taken by eight students during their six-week 100cameras Snapshot Project at Bethany Arts Community. Local artists Christine Wexler and Anne Carpenter, […]

Paul Cézanne: The Father of Modern Art (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Although not widely appreciated until the last decade of his life, Paul Cézanne was the preeminent French artist of the Post-Impressionist era. Insisting that painting stay in touch with its material, virtually sculptural origins, he paved the way for the emergence of twentieth-century modernism, both visually and conceptually. His work constitutes the most powerful and […]

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