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Bethany Kids: Arts & Nature Camp Week 1

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us this summer for an art and nature adventure inspired by Bethany’s beautiful campus! Explore a variety of creative techniques and materials. Engage with Bethany studio artists as well as guest artists from NYC and the greater Hudson Valley. Embrace your collaborative spirit and build community. Look forward to a special art showcase on […]

Theater O: Show Camp!

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

O Camps REGISTER Hey Kids, Let's put on a Show! In a single week, participants put on a show!  Soup to Nuts.  Sets, costumes, rehearsals, and more.  Production is TBA and based on participants.  Show will be chosen, cast before camp starts, and participants will be expected to be off-book on the first day. There […]

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Bethany Kids: Arts & Nature Camp Week 2

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us this summer for an art and nature adventure inspired by Bethany’s beautiful campus! Explore a variety of creative techniques and materials. Engage with Bethany studio artists as well as guest artists from NYC and the greater Hudson Valley. Embrace your collaborative spirit and build community. Look forward to a special art showcase on […]

Opening Reception Truth or Illusion? NYSATA Region 7 Annual Art Show

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Visual artists explore the relationship between truth and illusion through observation and interpretation. They create illusions that mirror truths in ways that reveal and conceal. Art Educators work to guide their students through the process of exploration and discovery: observing, reflecting, and expressing ways to explore the relationships between truth and illusion. Exhibit Dates: September […]

Poetry Slam with Art In The Basin

Join us Saturday, September 10, 2022 5-7PM for a competitive arts event in the Garden of Peace & Love at Bethany Arts Community in Ossining, NY. Enjoy beautiful nature scenes and art with contemporary poets in heated elimination rounds of spoken word. REGISTER This program is a collaboration between Bethany Arts Community and Art In […]

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 […]

Artist in Residence: L Feldman M13: Excerpt Sharing and Talkback

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

L M Feldman will share excerpts and questions from her audacious – and timely – play-in-progress, THE MERCURY 13 GUIDE TO GETTING OFF THE GROUND. An epic and muscular theatrical shakedown, THE MERCURY 13 intertwines historical events, imagined scenes, fantastical moments, physical feats, and text plucked straight from the Congressional archive, to unearth the story […]

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: Sarah Gancher and Jared Mezzocchi Staging History Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Participants will be guided in writing scenes about their family history and/or ghosts. How does the past influence the present? How does the present echo and iterate the past? Prompts will be sent to workshop participants ahead of time. Then, we will experiment with staging these scenes using zoom, Isadora, and live projection. REGISTER Residency […]

Webinar: Social Activism and Restorative Justice – A conversation with Jo Kreiter and Partners

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us September 21, 2022 at 7pm for a conversation about the importance of restorative justice and the creative process as they contribute to alternatives to the prison system. We’ll also explore Ms. Kreiter’s process of integrating personal narratives and lived human experience into the choreography and presentation of Apparatus of Repair. We will hear […]

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 media installation where ordinary objects become transformed into precious carriers of experience and memories. The workshop doesn’t require previous experience in this technique. It is […]

Artist In Residence: Jamison Curcio and Sarah Foucher Anthology of Us Work-in-Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Artists Jamison Curcio and Sarah Foucher plan to engage visiting artists and local community members through a work-in-progress and audience feedback community potluck dinner. They hope to create an interactive and welcoming space for all. In this, they want to invite community members to dive into each other’s meals and deepen conversation with us and […]

HERE Arts Center and Bethany Arts Community Presents The Story Box

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

In an effort to make this program accessible to all, we ask that you pay what you can per person for each ticket Friday, September 23, 2022 @ 6:30pm Location: Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd, Ossining, NY in the Peace and Love Garden (outside gallery 1) Written and performed by Suzi Takahashi and directed […]

Free – $15.00

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 are a super common way of representing ourselves these days, and this workshop asks us to get back to the tactile and create a selfie […]

Bethany Belly Dancing Takeover!

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Come and learn a new way to move! Join us in our rehearsal space for a day of learning and experiencing the multi-cultural art of belly dancing. These classes are FREE and open to everyone—no experience necessary! Registration required. Schedule: REGISTER  10am-11:30am Intro to Hot Pot ITS with The Gerudo Vagrants The Gerudo are known […]

Intro to Hot Pot ITS with The Gerudo Vagrants

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER The Gerudo are known to be a reclusive tribe; this branch is anything but! The Gerudo Vagrants are a dangerously fun fusion duo comprised of two best friends – Andriel and Jessi. Andriel is a certified FCBD (Fat Chance Belly Dance) Style teacher, and proud FCBD Sister Studio. Jessi has roots in Lyrical, Jazz, […]

Basic Egyptian Belly Dancing Beginner Class with Choreo with Alimaah

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER Luisa Fuentes, aka Alimaah, has studied the art of belly dance since 2004, beginning her journey with the incredible, world-famous Aszmara (who teaches in Westchester County). As her dance mommy, Aszmara, known all over the world for her folkloric and Turkish interpretations, laid the foundations of shimmies and undulations. Luisa has also been honored […]

Global Improv Fusion (ATS) with Naja

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER Maria "Naja" Richardson Studio Owner, Fat Chance Belly Dance Style Certified Instructor Maria is global dance performer, choreographer and Instructor from Brooklyn, NY now in Linden, NJ. and is a founding member of the world renown troupe, Manhattan Tribal of NYC. After traveling abroad with Manhattan Tribal, Maria branched out creating her own troupe […]

HERE Arts Center and Bethany Arts Community Presents The Story Box

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

In an effort to make this program accessible to all, we ask that you pay what you can per person for each ticket Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 4:00pm Location: Ossining Waterfront Park Written and performed by Suzi Takahashi and directed by Kristin Marting, The Story Box explores the importance of safeguarding our civil rights through […]

Free – $15.00

Brave New Frogs-Los Sapos Valientes

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

What do frogs, the Hudson Valley, and the jungles of Colombia have in common?  Folklore Urbano NYC presents “Brave New Frogs-Los Sapos Valientes,” a multidisciplinary production for kids and adults by the directors of Cumbia for kids/Cumbia for All.   Set in a laboratory in the jungles of Colombia’s Pacific coast, Brave New Frogs brings to light […]

$10.00 – $20.00

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 […]

ARTober Kick Off Concert

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Friday Sep 30th, join us for a night of music to kick off our month-long celebration of the arts - "ARTober!" Set One: Anne Carpenter & Peter Calo with special guest John Lissauer present "Timeless Singer/Songwriters: The Music of Carly, Joni, Paul and James" Set Two: Cornbread Jam (Americana, blues, folk and rock) ABOUT THE MUSICIANS […]

$25.00

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Truth or Illusion? NYSATA Region 7 Annual Art Show

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Visual artists explore the relationship between truth and illusion through observation and interpretation. They create illusions that mirror truths in ways that reveal and conceal. Art Educators work to guide their students through the process of exploration and discovery: observing, reflecting, and expressing ways to explore the relationships between truth and illusion. Exhibit Dates: September […]

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 of creative writing, how do language forms vex the ways we have taken authorship and audience as understood positions? Our explorations will open toward ways […]

Artist in Residence: Amber Ray Snyder Create for Star Stuff Stories Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join Amber in the creation of a Star Stuff Story. The microphone is your mask and you are a player! Share your voice into the microphone OR just witness how audio storytelling works. With some creative play and collaborative writing, we will cast some characters and record your voice for the Star Stuff Stories podcast.  […]

Artist in Residence: Marcie LaCerte Artist Talk and Work-in-Progress Screening

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Animator Marcie LaCerte will be sharing work-in-progress material of her upcoming animated short film, The Pleasure-Dome, and will be delivering an artist's talk about her work.  REGISTER Residency Plan: I will be making progress on my upcoming independent animated short titled "The Pleasure-Dome." I am combining digital character animation with hand-drawn, colored pencil backgrounds. I […]

Artist in Residence: Sarah Krohn Play Reading and Talkback (MATURE)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join Artist-in-Residence Sarah Krohn and reading volunteers as they read excerpts from Sarah's recent work. Following the reading there will be time for feedback regarding the play and Q&A REGISTER Residency Plan: During her BAC residency, Sarah Krohn will research and write TMI: A Play for Eight Actors and a High School Orchestra. Set in […]

Jo Kreiter – Flyaway Productions Performance of Apparatus of Repair

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

As part of BAC’s Season of Justice, Jo Kreiter joins us in October to develop and present “Apparatus of Repair”, the culminating work in her Decarceration Series. REPAIR brings focus to the concept of restorative justice and is grounded in the experiences of people who have been harmed or caused harm. A restorative justice process […]

Jo Kreiter – Flyaway Productions Performance of Apparatus of Repair

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

As part of BAC’s Season of Justice, Jo Kreiter joins us in October to develop and present “Apparatus of Repair”, the culminating work in her Decarceration Series. REPAIR brings focus to the concept of restorative justice and is grounded in the experiences of people who have been harmed or caused harm. A restorative justice process […]

Opening Reception From Love

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

From Love* is an exhibition focused on human relationships (familial, romantic, and other) through the lens of incarceration. Anchored in family portraiture (photographs, drawings, paintings, and text/audio), created by currently/formerly incarcerated artists and their families, as well as several guest collaborators, the work tells a story about the power of human connection; revealing love as […]

SOLD OUT – Jo Kreiter – Flyaway Productions Performance of Apparatus of Repair

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT As part of BAC’s Season of Justice, Jo Kreiter joins us in October to develop and present “Apparatus of Repair”, the culminating work in her Decarceration Series. REPAIR brings focus to the concept of restorative justice and is grounded in the experiences of people who have been harmed or caused […]

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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: Sarah Heady On Found Texts and the Poetics of Place Reading & Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Sarah Heady will read from her newest book of poems, COMFORT (Spuyten Duyvil Publishing, 2022), a meditation on female solitude, agency, and relationship set on the prairies of the American West. COMFORT braids together found language from historical texts, including rural women’s magazines of the 1910s and 1920s and “booster” documents extolling the virtues of […]

Artist in Residence: Artist Talk with Ben Cuevas

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Ben Cuevas speaks on his interdisciplinary art practice and how identity intersects with medium and process. As a queer, latinx, nonbinary, HIV-positive artist, identity directly influences Cuevas's multifaceted artwork and choice of mediums. Working between textiles, sculpture, photography, performance, video, and installation, Cuevas investigates questions about the body, the self, and what it means to […]

Artist in Residence: Karin Falcone Poems While You Wait Booth at ARToberfest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Residency Plan: Karin Falcone Krieger is a writer working in both experimental and traditional forms. She is completing a book length manuscript of memoir in essays entitled "Rescue Attempts" and a series of visual arts & poetic works entitled "Destroyed Notebooks" She thrives on creating community through writing journalism and reviews.  Bio: Karin Falcone Krieger […]

3rd Annual Artoberfest 2022

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us us for music, art, crafts, food and family fun! Date: ARTober 15, 2022 (rain date Artober 16) Time: 10am - 4:30pm $10 per car - purchase your parking in advance Featuring visual artists, live musicians, food, live and interactive demonstrations, the festival will be a great experience for all ages! Food for sale […]

$10.00

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 exploring the sensations produced by singing as a group. Designed for every voice—from the seasoned choir member to enthusiastic shower singers and those who’ve been […]

Artist in Residence: Margaret Liston Cooking with my Ancestors Reading/Cooking Demo

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

A Work in Progress adaptation of my book, "Basic: The Ammaccapane Family Cookbook", brought to life in the kitchen of Bethany where the audience comes to the kitchen with me as I tell my Family stories and make the food of my ancestors.  REGISTER Residency Plan: As a dancer/actor/choreographer I plan to work on adapting […]

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