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Opening Reception: Faculty Exhibition

August 22, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Faculty Exhibition will feature work by the Art Center’s distinguished instructors in their respective mediums. Join us for a free opening reception Thursday, August 22nd 6:00-8:00PM.

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Chamber Music Concert

August 11, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 11th, 2-4PM Open to the Public Suggested $10 Donation The Pelham Art Center continues its Gallery Concert Series with a Sunday afternoon of chamber music performed by Andrew Pak, Annaliesa Place, and Diego Garcia. They will perform chamber and solo pieces by Brahms, Grieg, Piazzolla, and Chopin for the community in the Art […]

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Opening Reception: Student Showcase

July 18, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This annual exhibition features new work of all media created within the past year by the Pelham Art Center’s passionate students. Come see what you can learn!

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Artist Talk: Sarah McKenzie, 2019 Alexander Rutsch Award Winner

June 15, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for reflections from Sarah McKenzie on her solo exhibition on view at the Art Center May 3-June 22, 2019. Sarah McKenzie’s artwork explores the architecture of exhibition space: art fair tents, minimalist gallery interiors, and video-screening rooms. “I am interested in the notion of spectacle and the role that architecture plays in orienting […]

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Community Art Day

June 2, 2019

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore Our Event Gallery Below   The Pelham Art Center hosted its first annual Community Art Day on Sunday, June 2nd, from 12-4pm. The Art Centerkicked off summer with all-afternoon art festivities throughout the courtyard, gallery, studios and media lab. Interactive art filled the Fifth Avenue courtyard, where attendees took part in a number of […]

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John Michael Hersey in Concert

May 10, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Pelham Art Center continues its Gallery Concert Series with evening of wine and music performed by Pelham resident John Michael Hersey. Singer/Songwriter/Actor John Michael Hersey has released ten albums of his music including the March 2019 album Casting Shadows. Known for his sophisticated yet accessible melding of rock, pop, folk, blues and country, Hersey […]

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Celebrate Ghana!

May 5, 2019

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Experience the vibrancy and joy of Ghana at the newest installment of Pelham Art Center’s Folk Arts Series: Celebrate Ghana! on Sunday, May 5, 2019, 1:30-4:00pm at the Pelham Art Center. Come learn about Ghana with traditional folklore, song, dance, and hands-on art making!  Award-winning performer Therese Folkes Plair will transport audience members through the […]

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Opening: 2019 Alexander Rutsch Award Winner Sarah McKenzie Solo Exhibition

May 3, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pelham Art Center is pleased to present a solo exhibition of the work of Sarah McKenzie, 2019 Alexander Rutsch Award in Painting winner. Sarah McKenzie’s artwork explores the architecture of exhibition space: art fair tents, minimalist gallery interiors, and video-screening rooms. “I am interested in the notion of spectacle and the role that architecture plays […]

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Teen Open Mic

April 12, 2019

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Share your talent, have your voice be heard at our open mic night for teens! This event is presented in conjunction with the High School Art Salon exhibition on view April 4-April 19, 2019.

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

April 7, 2019

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Spring has arrived! The cherry trees are starting to bloom again and we celebrate the eighth annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Pelham Art Center. A Japanese Taiko drum performance will begin at 1:30PM. Flower arrangement and origami workshops to follow at 2:30PM. Free and open to all ages! Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower […]

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Careers in the Arts Panel Discussion

April 6, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come hear from a Fashion Designer, Product Designer, and Graphic Designer about their professional experience with art and design careers. This event is presented in conjunction with the High School Art Salon exhibition on view April 4-April 19, 2019.

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Screening of Meow Wolf: Origin Story

April 6, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Art Center and the Picture House for a special screening of the Meow Wolf documentary at the Picture House.   Tickets: $15/general admission, $12/students, seniors, and Picture House members

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Opening Reception: High School Art Salon

April 4, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come see the future art stars! A group exhibition features a range of media by over 100 young artists in advanced and AP art classes from local high schools.

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GEOMETRIC – Spring Gala

March 23, 2019

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Annual Spring Gala Saturday, March 23rd 7pm Co-Chairs: Brian Bober and Kate Pringle Join the Pelham Art Center to celebrate at our Annual Spring Gala – GEOMETRIC! This festive occasion, held at the New York Athletic Club will bring together 200 guests in celebration of the Pelham Art Center mission. Join us for some far […]

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Brazilian Carnival

March 10, 2019

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Free and open to all! We will be dancing in the streets with this performance by Samba Novo. Colorful costumes and exuberant dancing to samba music is the staple of the Carnival festival. A workshop on mask making will follow the dance.

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Artist Talk – HyperAccumulators Group Exhibit

March 2, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free and open to all ages! Please join us for reflections by the artists, light refreshments, meet the curators, and explore our exhibit! HyperAccumulators, a group exhibition that considers how contemporary artists explore connections between nature, toxicity, and the potential for regeneration. The show is inspired by imagery and stories about “hyperaccumulators” – plants capable […]

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Chinese New Year Celebration, Performance & Workshops

February 10, 2019

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Chinese New Year at Pelham Art Center Traditional Lion Dance and Crafting & Knot Tying Workshops Free and Open to All Ages! Sunday, February 10, 2019, 1:30-3:30 pm Come celebrate the Year of the Pig!  Chinese New Year returns to Pelham Art Center on Sunday, February 10, 2019 with free, family-friendly activities. Come see the […]

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Gallery Concert with Ellen Weiss

February 8, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Pelham Art Center is pleased to host an evening of of music and wine with new Pelham resident Ellen Weiss. Ellen is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who is dedicated to promoting the power of the human voice both as a performer and an educator. Her musical expression goes beyond genre, always dedicated first to […]

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Cey Adams – Visual Presentation and Discussion

January 23, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free and Open to All Ages! Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm The Pelham Art Center is pleased to host an  evening of intimate conversation and a visual presentation with Cey Adams.  Cey was the Creative Director of Def Jam Recordings, where he co-founded the Drawing Board, the label’s in-house visual design firm, where he […]

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Opening Reception for HyperAccumulators

January 18, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Curated by Alexandra Brock and Elizabeth Saperstein January 18-March 23, 2019 Over 250 people attended the opening reception for HyperAccumulators at the Pelham Art Center last Friday evening. This buzzing reception had a delicious and aesthetically beautiful spread of light organic and sustainable bites provided by Hand Crafted catering of New Rochelle, NY. Art professionals […]

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Open House/Meet our Teaching Artists

January 5, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come Meet our Teachers at our OPEN HOUSE! There will be a hot chocolate bar, snacks, and a showcase with our new and long time beloved teachers. Come speak with our teachers, take a tour of what you can do with Art, Technology, Sculpting, Crafting, Creating! The Pelham Art Center offers classes for ALL AGES […]

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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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Alexander Rutsch Award, 10th Biennial Competition

September 17, 2018 - January 25, 2019

  Pelham Art Center Announces: 10th Biennial Competition! Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting   Call for Artist Entries DEADLINE January 25, 2019 Visit www.pelhamartcenter.org/rutsch for details and to apply Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 10th biennial Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting. This juried […]

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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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