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Diwali – The Colorful Hindu Festival of Lights

November 18, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Indian Classical Dance Performance, Henna Tattoos, and Hands-on Traditional Indian Art Workshops Free and Open to All Ages! Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:30-3:30 pm Pelham Art Center’s popular Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, returns as part of its Folk Arts Series. Join us for this colorful and festive event with a free ancient Indian classical […]

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Opening of Collectibles & Artisan Boutique

November 9, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free opening reception: Friday, November 9, 6:00-8:00 pm 10% Members Discount Sale: December 3 – December 8, 2018 See full description of exhibition here Collectibles, at the Pelham Art Center, includes the work of 9 artists selected by Executive Director, Charlotte Mouquin. All of the works in this exhibition will be priced under $2,500 by mid […]

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Studio Café 2018

November 3, 2018

7:00 pm

Studio Café takes place on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Pelham Art Center. VIP entry is at 6:00PM and General Admission is at 7:00PM.  This fundraising event brings together community to support art, education and free outreach programs. With live music, performance art, live art demos, signature food from local restaurants, and hot music […]

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Mexican Day of the Dead!

October 28, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Hands-on Workshop and Dance Performance with Zafiro Romero-Acevedo and Telphochcalli Traditional Mexican Performance Arts & Theater Free and Open to All Ages! Pelham Art Center’s Folk Arts Series presents the annual celebration of Mexican Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos). Come join in this festive Mexican tradition in which passed loved ones […]

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Public Lecture with Titia Hulst & Matthew Cluxton – Living with Art

October 24, 2018

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Pelham Art Center is hosting a public lecture with Titia Hulst and Matthew Cluxton “Living with Art: Insights into Art Collecting” on Wednesday, October 24th from 5:30-7:30 PM.  This professional lecture will discuss the meaning and joys of collecting art. Local collector, art historian and published author Titia Hulst will be discussing her journey […]

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ArtsFest 2018

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018

All events are FREE and open to the public. The Pelham Art Center is thrilled to be participating in Artsfest a collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts the weekend of October 19th – 21st 2018. There are 39 partnering venues celebrating art and community throughout the course of the weekend. This year, […]

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ArtsFest 2018

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018

All events are FREE and open to the public. The Pelham Art Center is thrilled to be participating in Artsfest a collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts the weekend of October 19th – 21st 2018. There are 39 partnering venues celebrating art and community throughout the course of the weekend. This year, […]

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Traditional Tarantella Dances, Ritual Drumming and Craft Workshop

September 30, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Come see the award winning Alessandra Belloni perform a whirlwind of Southern Italian tambourines combined with singing and traditional tarantella dances performed by Francesca Silvano. After the performance there will be a workshop on colorful tissue stained glass making.

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Shimmy Mob – Belly Dancing Flash Mob

September 22, 2018

4:00 pm - 4:10 pm

Friday, Sept 21st at 4pm the Pelham Art Center is hosting the Shiimy Mob! Free and all are welcome. Come see this belly dancing flash mob for yourself. The primary objective of Shimmy Mob is to raise donations and awareness for those affected by domestic abuse. Funds raised via Shimmy Mob are donated to shelters […]

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R&F Mixed Media Encaustic Demo

September 19, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Complimenting the fall exhibition Waxing Poetic, the Pelham Art Center is offering a FREE Workshop and Demo focusing on encaustics, how to usethem and various techniques. R&F mixed media demos are designed to give interested artists a brief taste of what’s possible when using R&F’s two distinct paint lines: classic wax-based encaustic paint and linseed oil-based […]

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Opening Reception – Waxing Poetic

September 14, 2018

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Waxing Poetic curated by Katharine Dufault Opening Reception Friday, September 14, 6:30-8:00 pm At 5:30 – 6:30 pm there will be an opening of a new sculpture installation in our courtyard by Sui Park To Wax Poetic is to grow more expansive or expressive lyrically. Growth and transformation is inherent in the verb to wax, […]

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Opening Reception- Floating Imagery

September 14, 2018

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A Solo Exhibition of Sui Park On View in the Pelham Art Center Courtyard The Pelham Art Center is proud to announce the new public artwork Floating Imagery in our courtyard by Sui Park. The work consists of five exciting creations that hang, lay and stand in different areas in the courtyard and around the […]

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Rhythms & Dances of Haiti

July 29, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Haiti Cultural Exchange and Pelham Art Center present: Rhythms & Dances of Haiti with teaching artist Okai Fleurimont. Discover the traditional drum rhythms of Haiti during this interactive performance. After the music performance there will be a great workshop on making your personal flag or bandana lead by Rebecca Mills.

Free and Open to All Ages!

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Scandinavian Midsummer Fest

June 24, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

What better way to celebrate the longest day of the year than with a real Scandinavian midsummer event! Dancers wearing traditional Scandinavian clothing will demonstrate and teach accessible and fun Norwegian and Swedish folk dances. A fiddler will play and you will learn how to make lovely floral head wreaths. Scandinavian folk dances are generally […]

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Klezmer Music, Song and Dance

June 2, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

We are getting closer to summer and we celebrate with The Westchester Klezmer Program under the direction of Kenny Green. They will perform entertaining, lively and uplifting classic Klezmer music consisting of freylekhs, horas, bulgars and sing-alongs beginning at 1:30 pm The Westchester Klezmer Program is dedicated to preserving the celebratory secular musical heritage of […]

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Hawaiian Hula Dancing

May 5, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dance Performance and a Hands-on Workshop Free and Open to All Ages! Aloha Hula NYC performers have been sharing Hawaiian and Polynesian culture for over 20 years across the US and abroad including Australia, the Philippines and Bahrain in the Middle East. The company regularly shares “Aloha” in the tri-state area. The bold prints and […]

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Spring Gala 2018 – BLOOM

April 22, 2018

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Pelham Art Center celebrates with BLOOM, this year’s annual Spring Gala on Saturday, April 28th, 7-11 pm at the New York Athletic Club, 31 Shore Road, Pelham Manor, NY. This glowing evening includes fine dining, dancing, and a radiant selection of auction items and experiences. Co-Chaired by Brian Bober and Lisa Koonce this event […]

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

April 7, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Drum Performance Plus Flower Arranging and Origami Art Workshops Free and Open to All Ages! Saturday, April 7, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Spring has arrived! The cherry trees are starting to bloom again and we celebrate the seventh annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Pelham Art Center. Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of […]

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Flamenco and La Ida y Vuelta

March 3, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Feel the heat of the summer approaching with the spicy rhythms and passionate flamenco dance by the group Flamenco Latino. Dance and Music Performance and Hands-on Workshop Free and Open to All Ages! From 1:30-2:30 pm this exciting traditional dance will inspire you!  Pelham Art Center invites artists to take advantage of the passion and […]

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Celebrate Diwali – The Colorful Hindu Festival of Lights

December 2, 2017

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Indian Classical Dance Performance, Henna Tattoos, and Hands-on Traditional Indian Art Workshops Free and Open to All Ages! Pelham Art Center’s popular Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, returns as part of its Folk Arts Series on Saturday, December 2 from 1:30-3:30 pm. Join us for this colorful and festive event with a free ancient Indian […]

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