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Ordinarily, one wouldn't juxtapose the Erie Canal and ArtsWestchester. Yet, there is at least one similarity. They are both, in their own way, good for the economy.
“The Arts Alive Grants are one of our most effective means of supporting arts activities for diverse populations in Westchester and Rockland counties,” said Janet Langsam, CEO of ArtsWestchester.
The funding will be used to support the upcoming exhibit, Dataism, which will feature artists who use data as a medium.
Since the inception of the Art$WChallenge in 2007, more than $4.7 million has been raised for Westchester cultural organizations through the program
Alana Sweeny, president and CEO of United Way of Westchester and Putnam, along with other nonprofit leaders, is concerned about what the new tax law will mean for charities like hers.
“Brick by Brick: The Erie Canal and the Building Boom” will open this fall at the arts council in White Plains.
Titled “On the Horizon,” the exhibition features five artists from New York and Connecticut and will be on view through April 2018.
The national study found that the sector delivered $25.8 million in local and state government revenues and supported 5,179 jobs in 2015.
The 2017 Arts Awards Luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Brae Burn Country Club at 39 Brae Burn Drive in Purchase.