Open Call For Entries: Photography Exhibition

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. – Walt Whitman Nature, in … Read More

Call For Artists: 2018 Summer Concert Series T-Shirt Design Contest

Submit a creative design that represents Westbury Arts’ motto, “Together we create Westbury,” and reflects the artistic disciplines that will be represented at our 2018 Concert Series; music, art, and dance.  The winning T-shirt will be our official 2018 concert series T-shirt.… Read More

Meet Your Music Instructors: Sumari

Improvisation Workshop with Sumari This workshop takes musical improvisation to new heights. Westbury jazz drummer Tom Cabrera and his trio … Read More

Meet Your Illustration Instructor: Jay Stuart

Illustrating With A Narrative “I always enjoyed comic books,” says illustrator and painter Jay Stuart. He attended The School of … Read More

Calling All Handmade Artisans & Crafters: Our Farmers & Artists Market Is Back

Calling all handmade artisans and crafters! Westbury Arts is now accepting applications from vendors of handcrafted goods for its Sunday Farmers & Artists Market that will run from June 24 to October 28, 10:00am to 3:00pm, in our beautiful outdoor piazza in the heart of Westbury Village.… Read More

Cousin Aggie’s Soda Bread Recipe

Every year around March 17 I go to my little green index card box—which is my oldest recipe file—and dig … Read More

Celebrating Black History: Kara Walker

Kara Walker exploded onto the art scene in 1994 at the age of 24 with work that shocked many, and at the same time, made her one of the leading artistic voices on the subject of race and racism.… Read More

Money Magazine Names Westbury As A Top Place To Live For Young Singles

Money Magazine names Westbury as a top place to live for young families and singles. Millennials are striking out on … Read More

Celebrating Black History: Nina Simone

Nina Simone was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and she will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, class of 2018, this April. Yet, in her entire career, her one and only Top 20 pop hit was her version of “I Loves You Porgy” from the musical Porgy and Bess. It is nearly impossible to think about her life and career without being struck by contradictions. However, one thing is indisputable; she was one of the most extraordinary artists of the 20th century, an icon of American music and her triumphant voice sang what it meant to be young, gifted and black in a sometimes unjust and troubled world.… Read More

Celebrating Black History: Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, the Harlem Renaissance and Langston Hughes. It’s difficult to think about one without the other.… Read More

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