Saturday, September 26th
Museum Day Live
12:00 to 6:00 pm
The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people.
Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Where will your curiosity lead you on Museum Day Live!?
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More details to come!
Sunday, September 25th
Vision and Voice
11:00 to 4:00 pm
– Experience the WORD exhibit at HVCCA
– Breathe in the art and words from Writing the Walls II 2016 Word Image Project
– Breathe out, create and present your own poems
Vision and Voide is an Ekphrastic Writing Workshop with Cindy Beer-Fouhy which will examine the literal translation of “A picture is worth a thousand words.” We will explore connections between writing and visual art as conceived by many poets and writers inclusing W.H. Auden, Adrienne Rich, Elizabeth Barett Browning, Silvia Plath, Rita Dove and Writing the Walls II WORD artists. Participants in the workshop will have the opportunity, through poetry, fiction, memoir and/or personal narratives, to express their individual responses to the art of WORD.
Coffee/Tea provided- bring lunch and/or snack.
$25 for Members
$55 for Non-Members (includes complimentary one year membership to HVCCA plus free access to all 7 museums in the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance- the Aldrich, Barnum, Bruce, Hudson River, Katonah, Neuberger, and Wave Hill).
Cindy Beer-Fouhy is a freelance writer, arts consultant and writing teacher. Cindy earned at BA in English and an MS in education and is certified as a NY State teacher from pre-k through high school. She is former Director of Literary Arts at Northern Westchester Center for the Arts where she founded the award winning weekly poetry series “The Creative Arts Café.” She studied poetry writing with Billy Collins, Patricia Spears Jones and Molly Peacock. She has been a panel judge for the National Jewish Book Awards Poetry Competition and Slapering HolPress Chapbook Competition. Cindy’s poetry and essays have been published widely in literary journals, magazines and anthologies including Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Borough (Rutgers University Press) and her articles and interviews have appeared in Westchester Arts Council’s Arts News, Westchester Family and Roll Magazine. Three of her poems have been winners of the Greenburgh Poetry Competition, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Cindy facilitates “Life Stories,” a writing workshop she created for senior residents at various senior living facilities and special needs organizations. She is a Teaching Artist through ArtsWestchester and BOCES and she currently teaches writing at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College.
“HVCCA is the most dynamic contemporary art site in Westchester… Maybe one day, these regional, more experimental art places might supercede art-stately New York City.” —Ben Genocchio, NY Times