Celebrate American Heart Month By Knitting and Crocheting Red Hats for Newborns

Volunteers from around the country are joining the American Heart Association, in connection with The Children’s Heart Foundation, to celebrate American Heart Month in February and American Stroke Month in May by knitting and crocheting red hats for babies born at participating hospitals. Little Hats, Big Hearts™, honors babies, moms, … Read More

Meet Your Instructor: Maureen Baranov

Wireworking 101 In this workshop you’ll learn how to fashion unique jewelry. The material and the tools are simple but the piece you create will be original and something you’ll enjoy wearing or giving as a gift. Maureen started this craft more than a decade ago. “Wireworking speaks to me,” … Read More

We Have A New Name And Logo

The Greater Westbury Council for the Arts is now officially known simply as Westbury Arts. The change comes after a year-long process in which our Executive and Publicity & Marketing Committees worked with marketing experts to develop a revised brand identity for the organization. We also launched a new logo … Read More

Introducing Our First Fine Arts Workshop Series For Adults

Westbury Arts is thrilled to announce it will be offering fine arts workshops for adults beginning in January 2018. Classes will be offered in a variety of genres including jewelry-making, ceramics, painting, drawing, songwriting, jazz improvisation, 3D art, illustrating with narrative, and more. Westbury Arts is drawing upon its talented … Read More

We’re Hosting Our First Holiday Farmers and Artists Market

Following the success of our first-ever summer Farmers & Artists Market, Westbury Arts is proud to present the Holiday Farmers & Artists Market to be held in conjunction with the Village Of Westbury’s annual tree lighting on Saturday, December 2. This indoor event will be held at the Phipps Sports … Read More

We’re Seeking Instructors For Our Upcoming Workshop Series

Westbury Arts is accepting proposals for our upcoming Workshop Series. Westbury Arts member artists are invited to submit proposals for workshops on visual arts, crafts, and performing arts. We encourage you to submit multiple workshops for consideration. Non-members should join Westbury Arts before submitting a proposal. In the case of … Read More

Calls for Artists via Huntington Arts Council

  The Winter Solstice: Darkness into Light “The winter solstice is a turning point, not just astrologically, but also in our psyches. Artists since ancient times have mined its rich symbolic, metaphoric and spiritual imagery. The visual possibilities are endless. “Winter Solstice — Darkness to Light” is a theme that … Read More

Recap: 2017 Black & White Masquerade Ball

Westbury Arts hosted its second annual Black & White Masquerade Ball on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:00 PM at The Space at Westbury – and it was a smashing success! The annual fundraising gala honored Deputy Mayor Joan Boes for her support of the arts in Westbury. Deputy Mayor Boes … Read More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Pablo Neruda

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be showcasing prominent Hispanic artists in history. The greatest poet writing in Spanish during his lifetime. Literary critics around the world have praised Pablo Neruda as, “the greatest poet writing in Spanish during his lifetime.” In the United States, many readers found … Read More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Tito Puente

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be showcasing prominent Hispanic artists in history. The King of Jazz. Tito Puente, known as the “King of Latin Jazz,” was a pioneering force in Latin music, known for putting a big band spin on traditional Latin dances and mixing Latin sounds … Read More

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