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ARTIST CALL: BAC Spring 2022 Multidisciplinary Residency

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

APPLY NOW! Bethany Arts Community offers residencies to emerging and established artists for the development of both new works and works in progress. BAC welcomes artists working across most disciplines, including visual artists in any medium, writers, playwrights, choreographers, musicians, composers, performance artists, filmmakers, and lighting, projection, costume and sound designers. Enjoy an environment where […]

Performance and Talk: Got My Wings, Original score by Dan Blake and Choreography by Todd Hall and James Jandrok

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us Jan 22 @ 4pm for Got My Wings, a dance triptych exploring the metaphor of light, freedom, and hope. Original score by Dan Blake and Choreography by Todd Hall and James Jandrok. This talk and performance will be virtual. REGISTER FOR WEBINAR This event begins with a talk by Daniel Blake and special guests […]

ARTIST CALL: Impact 2022: Art that Bears Witness

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Impact 2022: Art that Bears Witness APPLY NOW  Throughout history, artists have played a vital role to bear witness to society’s injustices. As a democracy we have the right to create and exhibit protest art. Whether it is about racism, sexism, human rights, immigration, LGBTQ, food insecurity, housing, health care, criminal justice, or the environment, […]

Exhibit: Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE.

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE. Exhibit on display February 4 – March 12 Curated by Joyce Sharrock Cole, Ossining Village Historian In February 2021, Ossining was gifted a welcomed treat. The “Ossining Black History & Culture: RESILIENCE. DEDICATION. EXCELLENCE,” an ode to the African American community and its contributions. While still living […]

2022 BAC Artist Fellow Call

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Fellowship Opportunities Exciting new 9-month fellowship. Two spots available! APPLY NOW As a compliment and alternative to our established short-term residencies, Bethany Arts Community has identified the need and opportunity to support a longer-term residency or “fellowship”. This fellowship is designed to offer financial support and a creative home to promising young and emerging artists […]

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Portrait from a Photo with Instructor, Peter Leeds

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Want to be more creative? In this comprehensive experience of Portrait drawing, designed for beginners, Peter Leeds will break down the realization of a portrait in a lot of steps, all simple to do! Students will work at first from a photo with pencil on paper. REGISTER NOW Dates: 6 sessions, Tuesdays Feb. 15, March […]

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Foundations of Academic Figurative Drawing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Drawing from a life model is invaluable, as there is no better way to observe the human body and the multitude of poses it can hold. This class will have a step-by-step approach to the fundamentals of drawing the figure in the classical tradition. Students will learn to bring a drawing to life from observation […]

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Guided tour and talk with the curator

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us for a small guided tour and talks in the Bethany Arts Community Galleries with our curator on Wednesday February 16, 23, March 2, 9 at 6pm Wednesday February 16 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talk-wed-feb-16th/ Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: $25/ticket Wednesday February 23 at 6pm Register Here: https://bethanyarts.org/product/guided-talk-wed-feb-23rd Capacity: 10 per tour Fee: […]

Base Camp Black History Month Concert

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

R&B band BaseCamp will give a 90 min (in person) concert in celebration of Black History Month at Bethany Arts Community on Sat, Feb 19. 7pm BaseCamp is a seven piece R&B band that has been in existence for the past 20 years. Buy Ticket Based in Poughkeepsie, NY. They are a seven piece unit […]

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Exploring Creative Illustration with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Artwork created with thoughtful concepts can give further depth and richness to an illustration. In this course, we will explore pushing our illustration to new conceptual heights through 2 projects over the course of 6 weeks. Each week we will explore your project ideas and help you apply it to your finished artwork. Throughout this […]

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Introductory Printed Sculpture – Intensive Weekend Workshop

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

3D Printing initially used for industrial prototyping has entered the homes and studios of artists. Students in this workshop will learn how to conceive, design, and finish a sculpture using Bethany Arts Community's 3D filament printer and a resin printer on loan. REGISTER NOW Dates: Friday, February 25, 7:00 PM, Saturday, February 26, 9 AM […]

Paint and Poetry Jam

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join us as we witness two artists bring each other’s works to life. Spoken word artists will share their work while the paint artist creates a piece inspired by the works of the Spoken Word Artist. Artists: Terrie Bentley, Paint Artist, Tamarah Bridgewater, Paint Artist; Andrew Bazemore, Spoken Word Artist; Tanai Goldwire, Spoken Word Artist; […]

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Surrealist Sculpture for Kids Encore

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Whether you're returning to Bethany to make more art or just joining our creative community for kids, this class explores several sculpture making techniques, tools, and materials, inspired by modern and contemporary Surrealists. We will focus on found object sculpture, assemblage, and bricolage, embracing the power of experimentation, collaboration, and play. Students will have the […]

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Ink Drawing with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Whether using it graphically in comics, lightly in atmospheric ink wash illustrations, or using it to create wild textures, ink drawing holds a variety of exciting techniques. In this 8 week course, we will experiment with a variety of inking methods learning from in-class demos and sketchbook exercises. Halfway through the course, you will have […]

DJ Battle

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

A competition between two local DJs who will perform in front of a live audience. Each performing to win the best reaction from the crowd. The winner will be chosen by the crowd! This will be entertaining and exhilarating. DJs TBA Buy Tickets Saturday, March 5, 2022 – 7-9:30pm Fee: $20/ticket Visitor Requirements: All ticket […]

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 Visitor Requirements: All ticket holders must […]

Ladies of Hip Hop – Public Show and Tell

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER In January 2021 within the safety of a Works & Process bubble residency at Bethany Arts Community, the Ladies of Hip-Hop initially gathered a group of eleven major practitioners including dance elders (ages 50–60), innovators (ages 33–49), and young celebrants (ages 20–32) to support and facilitate the much-needed exchange of inspiration and the transference […]

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Outdoor Sculpture for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

Join teaching Artist Anna Adler as she leads 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 […]

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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 […]

Theater O: The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

REGISTER Theater O is back at Bethany in the Summer of 2022 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 […]

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Camp Weird (and Wonderful) 2022

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY

We invite you to come explore the boundless creativity and endless discovery that is art! Whether we’re experimenting with new mediums, or inventing creative new methods for old ones, we aim to look at everything in wondrous new ways. Camp Weird is an Art Camp with the goal of fostering curiosity, welcoming discovery, and doing […]

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