The Art of Wine Tasting
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In 2008, my husband Tom and I worked for a year as consultants for The Traveling Vineyard, a direct sales company that sold wine via in home wine tasting parties. Given our passion for wine this seemed like a great job for us, as we got to talk about wine … Read More

Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month: Anne Albano
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This month is Volunteer Appreciation Month and, in order to celebrate, we are featuring one of our amazing volunteers! This month is dedicated to honoring all of the volunteers in our communities as well as encouraging volunteerism throughout the month and the rest of the year. Today we celebrate you, Anne … Read More

Westbury Arts Sponsors Students to Visit National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Pi Pi Omega Chapter Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Washington, DC On March 25, 2017 the members of Pi Pi Omega Chapter – Westbury, New York travelled with two coach buses to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture. Along with family, … Read More

Celebrating Women’s History: Carole King
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American Composer, Songwriter, Singer and Environmental activist Carole King is known to be one of the most successful Singer/Songwriter of her entire time. She was known to have both sung and wrote plenty of hit songs that were undefeatable on the music charts of her era. Early in her life, … Read More

Celebrating Women’s History: Billie Holiday
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Legendary Jazz Vocalist and Public Figure Born Eleanora Fagan, she grew up in Baltimore which was known for its abundance of jazz talent during the 1920’s. She developed her passion for singing by singing along to records by her favorite artists Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong. As a youthful teenager, … Read More

Celebrating Women’s History in Art: Frida Kahlo
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Celebrating Women’s History Month, Frida Kahlo – A Mexican artist and feminist icon Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican artist who became famous because of her vibrantly painted self-portraits. As a teenager, Kahlo experienced near death in a bus accident and as a result suffered multiple fractures to her … Read More

Westbury Arts Welcomes Its First Intern: Meet Jazara Morales
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  The team at Westbury Arts would like to give a warm welcome to our very first intern – Jazara Morales from Hofstra University! Jazara will be working with our Publicity & Marketing Committee on digital communications and media relations. We thought we’d kick things off with a short interview… Where are you from … Read More

Celebrating Women’s History in Art: Yayoi Kusama
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Avant-Garde Painter, Sculpture and Novelist Yayoi Kusama is an internationally renowned Japanese Avant-Garde artist known for her eye-opening artwork and performance art. Born and raised in Nagano Prefecture, she began using motifs of polka dots and/or nets in her paintings at the very early age of 10. Kusama’s early paintings … Read More

Call for Artists: 2D and 3D media inspired by…shoes!
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Westbury Arts is inviting artists working in 2D and 3D media to submit to a curated, thematic group exhibition dedicated to artworks inspired by SHOES. The exhibit, entitled “Below the Knee” , will focus on footwear in all its amazingly varied shapes and forms. New, original work created for this … Read More

Celebrating Black History: Maya Angelou
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Now you understand Just why my head’s not bowed. I don’t shout or jump about Or have to talk real loud. When you see me passing, It ought to make you proud. I say, It’s in the click of my heels, The bend of my hair, the palm of my … Read More

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