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

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 […]

Artist Talk: Table Wizard Spinny Spin and the Separate 5 Mcs

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us on February 13th at 5pm for an Artist Talk: Table Wizard Spinny Spin and the Separate 5 Mcs: The Untold Story of the beginning of Ossining Hip Hop Culture with Spencer Thomas Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The year was 1979 […]

Make an Enchanted Castle – Virtual Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will build their castles as they learn about the architecture and evolution of castles in this interactive virtual workshop, conducted over Zoom. Register Date: February 17, 3:30pm Cost: $10 per student Number of Students: Max of 20 Materials: Students will be provided a materials list or may elect to pick-up a kit of materials. […]

The Harlem Renaissance: A Golden Age

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

The Harlem Renaissance holds the distinction of being the longest running movement in the history of art! Join us on Friday, February 19th – 7:30 PM (1 hour) to celebrate its remarkable achievements with this Online Course facilitated by JILL KIEFER, Ph.D. Register The term Harlem Renaissance refers to the prolific flowering of literary, visual, and […]

An Evening of Music and Talk with Ted Daniel

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Feb. 20 at 5pm for an evening of music and talk with Ted Daniel, acclaimed American jazz musician and composer.   Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. FREE - Donations Welcome Make a donation  Ted Daniel is an American jazz trumpeter and composer.   He studied […]

Artist Talk: Hip Hop, A Transformational Story with Diana “Princess” Lemon

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us February 21st @ 2 pm - 3 pm for a talk with Hip Hop Artist, Diana "Princess" Lemon Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. As a teenager Diana Lemon had been headed down the wrong path when she entered a music program […]

Artist in Residence: Oluwadamilare (Dare) Ayorinde – Choreographer’s Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us February 24 at 12pm via Facebook LIVE: Artist in Residence: Oluwadamilare (Dare) Ayorinde - Choreographer's Talk View on Facebook LIVE Performing Artists Choreographer Oluwadamilare (Dare) Ayorinde shares his creative process. While in residence, Dare is beginning a new process, "exploring themes of intimacy. That word feels poignant with the new norm of quarantine. […]

An Evening of Music with KJ Denhert

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Feb. 27 at 5pm for an evening of music with KJ Denhert, award-winning songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. Register for Webinar After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. FREE - Donations Welcome Make a donation Sister Songs  Pandemic Reflections When the world locked down, life's day to day […]

Artist in Residence: Open Rehearsal and Talk: Pilobolus Dance Company

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us March 10th at 4pm via Facebook LIVE for Open Rehearsal and Talk with Pilobolus Dance Company Facebook LIVE Artistic Directors and Choreographers RENÉE JAWORSKI and MATT KENT, along with dancers Quincy Ellis, Marlon Feliz, Casey Howes and Paul Liu give us a glimpse behind the curtain into their rehearsal space and creative process. […]

Oil Painting 101: Live Pop Art

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Learn the basics to paint your favorite items from life with Bethany Arts Community studio artist, Peter Leeds. 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 […]

Photography Wheatpasting with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will blend together photography and street art using the guerrilla style art form known as wheat pasting. Using printed photographs from home, students will learn how to make their own glue out of household materials. This practice is still used by street artists today as a way to cheaply and effectively put-up paper posters […]

Photography 101 with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 […]

Make your Own Pinhole Camera with Instructor, Julia Forrest

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Students will build their own pinhole cameras out of random boxes of all shapes and sizes. Using light sensitive paper and a makeshift darkroom, they will create their own images using no technology whatsoever. They will familiarize themselves with the history of photography and the original printing processes. REGISTER March 29th, 30th and 31st (3 […]

Exhibit: Lado a Lado: Side by Side, A Celebration of Literature and Art  

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Lado a Lado: Side by Side A Celebration of Literature and Art Presented by Ossining Children’s Center and BAC Exhibit on Display: April 1 - April 28 Exhibit Event: April 9 @ 6pm Virtual Hang with Art talk featuring the teachers and kids of OCC View Exhibit Bethany Arts Community and Ossining Children’s Center partner […]

Exhibit: To Pablo Neruda With Gratitude

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

To Pablo Neruda With Gratitude - Rochelle Udell, Artist Exhibit on display: April 1 - April 28 Exhibit Event: April 6th @ 2pm via Zoom Artist Talk: Where Do You Sit in Life? With Rochelle Udell View Exhibit Las Odas / The Odes The Chilean Poet and Diplomat, Pablo Neruda, brought us an appreciation of […]

Matisse: A World of Colors and Patterns (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 Talk: Where Do You Sit in Life? With Rochelle Udell

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk: Where Do You Sit in Life? With Rochelle Udell Apr 6, 2021 @ 2:00 PM via Zoom Register Inspired by Pablo Neruda’s Ode To A Chair, I have focused on the chairs that have stories. I believe everyone has a chair story. Chairs hold us, and they hold meaning and our imaginations. Chairs […]

Explore the Materials

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

SOLD OUT!! This after school class will include an exploration of a new material and technique each session, including experimental printmaking, painted paper collage, mixed media collage, watercolor painting, oil pastels, and paper making. Register

Virtual Hang with Art talk featuring the teachers and kids of OCC

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

April 9th at 6PM - Virtual Hang with Art talk featuring the teachers and kids of Ossining Children's Center.   Register for Webinar With Thanks and Acknowledgement Poetry Month programs at Bethany Arts Community are sponsored by Theater O. https://youtu.be/LBu2VETCOc0

Collaborations: Words & Images” an Online Talk with Jill Kiefer, Ph.D.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Friday, April 9th at 7:30 PM via Zoom for "Collaborations: Words & Images" – an Online Talk with JILL KIEFER, Ph.D. Register During this talk we’ll be taking a look at some significant collaborations between wordsmiths and painters—from medieval times to the present day. In addition to illuminated manuscripts and bestiaries, we’ll have […]

Michelangelo: The First Modern Artist? (Online Course)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Michelangelo is one of art history's earliest true “characters" and his influence on art continues to be unparalleled. Everybody knows his name. But how much do you really know about him? He was a polymath genius who is widely regarded to be one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance. Often temper driven, fickle, […]

Workshop: Using a Camera to Tell Your Story

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Workshop: Using a Camera to Tell Your Story Tuesdays, April 13, 20,27, May 4,11,18 4:00 – 5:30 PM Ages Grades 6-8 Fee: $150 6 Student Limit Instructor: Anne Carpenter REGISTER "Each one of us has a story to tell, and the power of imagery can not only tell it in a vibrant way that reflects […]

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