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IN/FLUX Opening Reception

September 20, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pelham Art Center presents IN/FLUX (Sept. 20th – Nov. 2nd), a visual art exhibition of people in flux, or an influx of people, bringing together immigrant and first generation artists curated by Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin and Gallery Advisory Board Member Victoria Rolett. Each artist responds to immigration stories through their unique vantage point in […]

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Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba!

September 22, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pelham Art Center welcomes internationally-acclaimed performer/educator and Bronx native Jose Ortiz, a.k.a. Dr. Drum, to lead the community in a Bomba music celebration. Bomba is an African-derived music and dance tradition developed in Puerto Rico. With call-and-response singing, drumming and dance, BombaYo will kindle the joy of this Afro-Puerto Rican art form and ignite the […]

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ArtsFest Kickoff Party: Songwriter Showcase with #WomenCrush Music

October 4, 2019

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Pelham Art Center to kickoff ArtsFest weekend with a showcase of local women singer-songwriters hosted in collaboration with #WomenCrush Music. We kindly suggest a $10 donation to this event where guests can enjoy live music, drinks, and Pelham Art Center’s fall gallery exhibition IN/FLUX. #WomenCrush Music is a non-profit organization that supports rising women songwriters […]

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Artist Talk: IN/FLUX

October 5, 2019

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us during ArtsFest weekend for a gallery discussion with the artists of IN/FLUX, a visual art exhibition bringing together immigrant and first generation artists curated by Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin and Gallery Advisory Board Member Victoria Rolett. (On View September 20-November 2) The artists of IN/FLUX reflect the complexity of immigrant experience through installation, […]

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ArtsFest: Public Art in the Courtyard

October 5, 2019

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for a special ArtsFest afternoon of public art participation! On Saturday, October 5th, community members are invited to create with exhibiting artists at the Pelham Art Center. Niki Lederer will guide attendees in creating an individual and collaborative “spacecraft” made from recycled material. Participants should bring their own plastic bottles (cleaned out first) […]

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Diwali – Hindu Festival of Lights

October 6, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free and open to all! Pelham Art Center will celebrate Diwali on Sunday, October 6th during ArtsFest Weekend.  Diwali is a major festival for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Jains, who believe that light is a metaphor for knowledge and signifies health, wealth and peace. Madhusmita Bora & Prerona Bhuyan of the Sattriya Dance Company will […]

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Mexican Day of the Dead

October 27, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free and open to all! Join Pelham Art Center for its highly popular Day of the Dead Folk Art celebration. Experience this festive Mexican tradition in which passed loved ones are remembered with joy and celebration. Renowned artist Zafiro Romero-Acevedo returns to the Pelham Art Center to share the history of one of Mexico’s richest […]

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Indigenous American Folk Art

November 10, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pelham Art Center invites the community to come engage with the cultural traditions of local Indigenous American peoples on Sunday, November 10, 2019. This event is free and open to all, 2:00-4:00PM. Members of the Matinecock Tribe of Queens and Long Island, Turkey clan Chief Reggie Ceaser and artist Tecumseh Ceaser will introduce attendees to […]

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Studio Café 2019

November 16, 2019

7:00 pm

Studio Café 2019 Co-chairs: Michelle Acosta & Julie Cepler Host Committee: Alissa Bernstein, Stephen Byfield, Katharine Dufault, Diane Essing, Joanne Ferrera, Helena Grubesic, Jimmy Guarasci, Jill Kirby, Athena Longoria, Paula McKeever, Catherine Testorf, and KD Wilson Studio Café takes place on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Pelham Art Center. VIP entry is at 6:00PM […]

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