Peekskill

The 411: A trading post-turned-industrial city that overlooks the Hudson River, Peekskill has spent most of the past 20 years recovering from an economic downturn that struck the city when much of its manufacturing base eroded. A revitalization has seen new, higher-tech businesses take root in the city and the renovation of the historic districts and Victorian homes that are its trademark. Peekskill offers top-notch public education. Downtown Peekskill has become a haven for artists, with the development of the Peekskill Art Lofts, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and the Peekskill Coffee House, while the Paramount Center for the Arts has become a destination for indie film patrons, in addition to being a venue for live entertainment, art exhibits, and educational programs. For outdoor lovers person, Peekskill boasts 11 parks that offer everything from swimming and tennis to hiking trails and playgrounds.

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The Veteran's Project

The Reilly League

Mar 12, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014

Veterans from all service branches and periods will be posing Wednesday afternoons at the Reilly League of Artists. All sizes, shapes, ethnicities, and genders will be included in the project. Poses will extend over 3 afternoons so that artists can develop complex paintings. Still life objects, interesting lighting, and other considerations will add to the interest. So come stretch yourself...

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The Veteran's Project

The Veteran's Project

Mar 12, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014

Veterans of all branches of service and from different periods will be coming to the Reilly League to pose in multiple sessions. Models will be male, female, of all backgrounds. Some will be in uniform, some in their current daily wear. Bring your art materials and challenge yourself to paint or draw along this unusual theme.

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Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

Lyndhurst Mansion

May 9, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

Lyndhurst's restored grand Picture Gallery reopens to the public.  The grand picture gallery features a fine collection of paintings purchased by railroad baron Jay Gould in the 1880s and is a rare survivor of America's gilded age. The collection has been in situ since Gould purchased the works from noted dealers Goupil and Knoedler. Conservators from the Metropolitan Museum have cleaned the...

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In the Garden of Sonic Delights

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Jun 7, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

In the Garden of Sonic Delights is large-scale sound art exhibition that explores the relationships between sound, nature, history, and architecture through 15 commissioned, site-specific works by 16 sound artists. Playing upon the natural settings of Westchester County, this 5-month long exhibition is designed to transform and change with its environment, responding to time of day and...

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New NY Bridge Art Show 2014

Sep 12, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

For artists on both sides of the Hudson River, the Tappan Zee Bridge has been a familiar sight in the Hudson Valley landscape and an inspiration throughout the years.  We ask you to join us in honoring the combined talent and vision of the local artists who submitted to the inaugural Bridge Art Show.With 87 submissions from over 60 artists, there is something for everyone.To celebrate the twin...

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Art Exhibit: Art & Perception

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Sep 13, 2014 - Nov 14, 2014

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center Presents ART & PERCEPTION Featuring Contemporary Italian American Artists in Westchester County Artists of Italian descent have enriched American aesthetic culture, embracing new styles and techniques. Without limitation, they opened up to a variety of new styles with fresh ideas and imagination. Featured artists include world-renowned pop artist...

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NEW! Zumba Spanish: Learning Spanish Through Lyrics of Popular Dance Music

Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College

Sep 17, 2014 - Nov 5, 2014

In this class the Spanish language will be reviewed in songs that are used in various Zumba classes, as well as in movies, television, and other forms of mass media. After listening to the songs, the vocabulary and grammatical structures will be studied. Relevant cultural themes will also be discussed. Basic knowledge of Spanish is useful. CE-LANG 2119PE, Wed., Sept. 17-Nov. 5 (make-up class...

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Portfolio Development for Teens

Westchester Community College Center For The Arts

Sep 17, 2014 - Nov 19, 2014

Focused on helping teens develop their portfolios for college admission. Projects are devised to build skills in drawing and painting as well as to express individuality and creativity. Mostly a hands-on art class, portfolio presentation methods will be discussed. All levels welcome. Non-Credit.

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Irving Harper: A Mid-Century Mind At Play

The Rye Arts Center

Sep 20, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014

Irving Harper A Mid-Century Mind At Play opens at The Rye Arts Center on Sunday, September 14  A solo retrospective debuts the private works of design genius Irving Harper at The Rye Arts Center. Known professionally for his iconic contributions to the George Nelson Office, including the 1949 Ball Clock, Herman Miller logo and the 1956 Marshmallow sofa, Harper's personal creations have...

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