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Yonkers

The 411: With almost 200,000 people living within its borders, Yonkers is Westchester County's largest city, and the fourth most populous city in the state—trailing only New York City, Rochester, and Buffalo. The city's residents are diverse, coming from a multitude of ethnic and racial backgrounds. The city is also large geographically, comprising a very urbanized downtown, densely suburban neighborhoods, and surprisingly green and wooded, less populous suburbs, especially towards its northern border. The city is in the throes of a full-scale revitalization campaign that started years ago with the redevelopment of its formerly blighted waterfront. Four-star restaurants, luxury lofts, and a shining public library now stand where abandoned industrial properties once languished. With much of the waterfront redevelopment nearing completion, the city has turned its attention inward. Buoyed by the success of its Empire City “racino,” the city is moving forward with plans for a downtown ballpark and multi-use complex, and ground already has broken on the mammoth Ridge Hill mixed-used development.

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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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Painting and Mixed Media

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 12, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Open to all students who wish to explore their creativity.  Instruction included in the following: oil, acrylic or water color painting, collage and basic drawing.  Individual instruction given.  Work at your own pace.  Students bring supplies to class.

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Creative Kids

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 16, 2014 - May 19, 2015

Students (ages 3-4 1/2) will create fun 2D and 3D projects by using various art materials. Projects include decoupage, paper mache, sculpture, printmaking and painting.

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Art in the Round

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 16, 2014 - May 19, 2015

Children will develop their creativity while working with many different types of materials to create unusual and exciting pieces of art.

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Wheel Throwing for Adults

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 30, 2014 - May 19, 2015

Whether you have been throwing for years or have never thrown at all, come join our adult wheel throwing class and learn the basics of throwing, trimming, glazing and more.

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Clayworks

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 30, 2014 - May 19, 2015

Students will learn a variety of technical skills including: slipping, scoring and glazing in our professional ceramic studio.

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Wheel Throwing for Adults

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Sep 30, 2014 - May 19, 2015

Whether you have been throwing for years or have never thrown at all, come join our adult wheel throwing class and learn the basics of throwing, trimming, glazing and more.

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Open Studio Life Painting

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Oct 23, 2014 - May 21, 2015

Open Studio is a class for all levels who want to work from a live model. Our models will hold a single pose for 3 consecutive sessions.  Primarily a painting class but students may bring other materials with which to work.  Students will work on their own but critiques will be offered to help students develop their own style and vision.

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