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Ossining

The 411: Ossining has roots that stretch back to 1685, when Dutch immigrant Frederick Philipse bought a large tract of land that included what would become modern Ossining. It was known as Sing Sing—a name derived from a local Native American word—from 1813 until 1901, when it was changed to differentiate the surrounding area from the maximum-security prison it had become synonymous with. The Town of Ossining comprises two villages: the Village of Ossining and part of Briarcliff Manor, the rest of which is part of the Town of Mount Pleasant. One of the county’s Rivertowns, Ossining is perched on a strand of hills overlooking the Hudson, affording, on clear days,views of the Manhattan skyline. The town retains much of its original character and boasts a myriad of historic sites. Single-family homes comprise the majority of the town’s housing options. Outdoor enthusiasts revel in the town’s Cedar Lane Park, Teatown Reservation, and three boating clubs.

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Yellow Orb/Homage to Van Gogh, created by sculptor John Ruppert specifically for the Katonah Museum of Art campus, will be on view on the front lawn of the KMA through May of 2015. Ruppert transforms prison-grade chain link fabric into large vessel-like forms.  Chain link typically connotes danger and boundaries; it is a commercial product intended to confine, protect, and keep out....

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Glenview Tours

Hudson River Museum

Feb 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Take a tour of Glenview, led by a Glenview Explainer.  See elegant 19th century restored period rooms, and highlights from our collection including items once owned by the Trevors, the family that built Glenview.   Tours at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm. Free with Museum admission.

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John Ruppert: Yellow Orb

Katonah Museum of Art

Feb 4, 2015 - May 31, 2015

On the South Lawn John Ruppert transforms prison-grade metal chain link into vessel-like forms that define volume yet remain ethereal and porous. At the KMA, the intense yellow industrial fencing is an unexpected element in the landscape, as is the mesmeric effect of the material's shifting patterns. Ruppert's 14-foot tall sculpture simultaneously contrasts and compliments its verdant...

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Rachel Allen - Pottery with a Twist

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition makes clear the difference between mass produced perfection and an item which is pursuing something distinctive. Master potter Rachel Allen strives to create work which is a balance between function and form. To Allen, pieces, such as cups, must be both functional and visually stimulating. Recently, this has meant moving away from round. She has manipulated forms to give them a...

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Rachel Allen- Pottery with a Twist

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition makes clear the difference between mass produced perfection and an item which is pursuing something distinctive. Master potter Rachel Allen strives to create work which is a balance between function and form. To Allen, pieces, such as cups, must be both functional and visually stimulating. Recently, this has meant moving away from round. She has manipulated forms to give them a...

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Rachel Allen- Pottery with a Twist

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition makes clear the difference between mass produced perfection and an item which is pursuing something distinctive. Master potter Rachel Allen strives to create work which is a balance between function and form. To Allen, pieces, such as cups, must be both functional and visually stimulating. Recently, this has meant moving away from round. She has manipulated forms to give them a...

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Susan Kaufman- Works on Paper

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition features work with unusual and haunting imagery, seeped in the 19th Century, conveys some of the frightening mysteries of our every day anxieties. What appear to be delicate surfaces barely cover the pull of something dark. This exhibition runs from April 26 - May 31, 2015 on Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM This event...

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Susan Kaufman- Works on Paper

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition features work with unusual and haunting imagery, seeped in the 19th Century, conveys some of the frightening mysteries of our every day anxieties. What appear to be delicate surfaces barely cover the pull of something dark. This exhibition runs from April 26 - May 31, 2015 on Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM This event...

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Susan Kaufman- Works on Paper

JCC Mid-Westchester

Apr 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This exhibition features work with unusual and haunting imagery, seeped in the 19th Century, conveys some of the frightening mysteries of our every day anxieties. What appear to be delicate surfaces barely cover the pull of something dark. This exhibition runs from April 26 - May 31, 2015 on Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM This event...

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