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Call For Curators

January 26, 2023

    Pelham Art Center accepts proposals to be considered for group exhibitions in our gallery, and solo and group exhibition proposal are accepted as part of our Public Art initiatives: PAC Courtyard and Wolfs Lane Park. See more information below Guest Curator Application Process Applications for Guest Curators are reviewed on an annual basis […]

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Get Your Game On at the Pelham Art Center!

November 21, 2022

By Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Playing Games at the Art Center  The Pelham Art Center has crafted a workshop that is specifically tailored to arguably the most important step in the creative process, play! Under the guidance of the wonderful Charlotte Mouquin, students will be able to explore some classic surrealist art games […]

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Teen Program Initiatives at Pelham Art Center are Growing!

November 4, 2022

Teen Program Initiatives at Pelham Art Center are Growing!  More Free Teen Open Studios, Teen Artist Council, and Internship applications are open PELHAM, NY. Pelham Art Center continues to grow the teen engagement initiatives. At the end of September Pelham Art Center started hosting FREE open studios for teens from the surrounding area to come […]

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New Teen Initiatives at Pelham Art Center!

September 15, 2022

Pelham Art Center is forming a youth leadership program that includes FREE teen open studios, a teen artist council, and continued 6 month internships in 2023. These programs are made possible by the New York State office of Children & Family Services, ArtsWestchester, and TD Charitable Trust.   Teen Open Studios will be led by Pelham […]

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Unlocking Artistic Intuition: A Conversation with Judith Weber

September 14, 2022

By Michelle Costanza What does it mean to make art “intuitively”? How does one discover the voice of their own unique creativity? To Judith Weber, the answers to these questions emerge from a place of playful abandon that abides in every person. Guiding individuals through the process of artistic self-discovery has become integral to Judith’s […]

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Mariana Alonso Jusufaj, Emlyn Taveras, Michele Westrick Join Board of Directors at Pelham Art Center

August 17, 2022

Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce the welcome of three new members to its Board of Directors. Mariana Alonso Jusufaj, Emlyn Taveras, and Michele Westrick have joined the Pelham Art Center board, bringing with them a diverse background of community outreach, arts programming, and legal expertise. The three women are excited to bring their […]

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Pelham Art Center Fall 2022 Classes & Workshops Open for Registration!

August 5, 2022

Fall is on its way, and Pelham Art Center has a full lineup of classes and workshops for all ages! See our list of offerings below and follow the links for more information on each class. Take time this fall to learn a new medium, or dive deeper into your artistic practice! Workshops are geared […]

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5 Tips for Painting Better Portraits from Professor Edgar Jerins

July 23, 2022

Edgar Jerins is a professional artist and an Adjust Professor of Drawing at the New York Academy of Art. He currently instructs classes at Pelham Art Center, which include Drawing & Pastels, Oil Painting for Beginners, Drawing Fundamentals,  and special workshops and intensives that help beginner and intermediate students hone their skills in drawing and […]

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The Mysterious Figure of Romare Bearden’s “Conjur Woman”

July 19, 2022

by Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Romare Bearden was a prolific American artist who sought to depict both the experiences and cultural nuances of the African-American community through his artwork. He was born in North Carolina to parents who were involved with the production of the art and literature during the Harlem Renaissance, an […]

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Just Add Sunlight! The Amazing Process of Cyanotypes

July 10, 2022

By Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Who knew that you could capture an image using only the power of sunlight? Using one of the oldest processes of printing dating back to the mid-19th century, one can capture a snapshot of a scene through cyanotyping.    What is a Cyanotype? Cyanotypes, or sunprints, are a […]

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