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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 Las Odas / The Odes The Chilean Poet and Diplomat, Pablo Neruda, brought us an appreciation of everyday things […]

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 […]

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 […]

When Arts Collide – Online Course with Jill Kiefer, Ph.D.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join Jill Kiefer, Ph.D. as she leads her Online Course for BAC entitled: “When Arts Collide” April 14th – May 5th at 10AM – 11AM. In this four-week series, we’ll explore four outstanding examples of how new experiences are born when art and literature collide! Register  

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

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 […]

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, […]

Poetry Reading & Talk: An Interpretation of the Real: Poetry & Photography

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Poetry Reading & Talk: An Interpretation of the Real: Poetry & Photography Register for Webinar April 18th from 1:00pm - 2:30pm "Photography is the art of the image while the work of many poems is to render images from the raw material of language. Both forms can also seek to find the essence of a […]

Generative Poetry Workshop: Poetry & Photography

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Generative Poetry Workshop: Poetry & Photography April 18 from 3pm – 5pm Register Registration Required. 12 Spaces available. $20   Following the discussion and presentation, Griffiths, Jackson, and Pollock will run a workshop that uses photographic images to help generate poems & poetic images.  Pollock will present “mentor texts”—examples of ekphrastic poems that seek to […]

Poet In Residence: Generative ars poetica workshop with Pichchenda Bao

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Generative ars poetica workshop with Poet in Residence, Pichchenda Bao  April 28, 6 - 8 PM  8 Seats (registrants) Location: Bethany Arts Community – Performance Space (back-up plan will be virtual using Zoom) Masks, social distancing and healthcheck all required)  Register Recommended Donation $20 Donate In this workshop we will explore the impulse to create and the ways in which we may recognize and […]

Poets in Residence: Poetry Reading

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, Bethany Arts Community is offering our first ever residency focused on poetry. Join us for readings from these talented poets as they share their work. Register in advance for this webinar: REGISTER After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the […]

Exhibit: (s)mother 2.0 care in (a time of) crisis

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

(s)mother 2.0 care in (a time of) crisis a cont’d exploration of an expanded definition of a demystification of mother/ing/hood curated by Anna Adler May 8 - 29, 2021 opening: Saturday, May 8, 5-6pm, via Zoom mid-run Conversation: Sunday, May 16, 1pm, via Zoom closing: Saturday, May 29, 2pm: Curated Nature Walk, at Bethany exhibition […]

Introduction to Digital Photography with Alan Haywood

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 […]

Artist in Residence: Public Talkback with inFlux (Christine Shaw, Jacinta Yelland, and Jacqueline Libby)

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

During this Talkback the ladies of inFlux will talk about their process of making devised work and the thematic content of The Choice, the first iteration of the Motherhood Project, a decade long series of performances that track the journey of three women as they face the choice to have children and the consequences of that decision.  Facebook LIVE Bios Christine Octavia Shaw is […]

Artist in Residence: Open Studio and “Hands-on” Demonstration with sculptor Cherie Lee

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 […]

Artist in Residence: Reading of STEVE, a one-man play in progress, with writer Ian Eaton

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

During this public reading and work in progress discussion, Ian will share excerpts from STEVE, a story of an artistic, young man growing up in the projects of Harlem, as he transforms the work from a short story to a one-man play.  Facebook LIVE Bio  Ian Eaton credits his enrichment in theater beginning at Harlem School of the […]

The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Theater O is back at Bethany in the Summer of 2021 with our much loved Harry Potter-themed, arts-based camp. Participants will be sorted into houses, participate in a House Cup competition. Each day participants will do a creative writing assignment with their house, play Harry Potter improv games, create a work of art, and play […]

Show Camp with Theater O

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

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 are no auditions. […]

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