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Arts in the Historic Hudson River Towns

The Historic Hudson River Towns area is rich in the performing and visual arts. Some of our most prominent venues include:

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) in Peekskill offers changing exhibitions and educational programs.

Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries is the museum for Dia Art Foundation's renowned collection of art, from the 1960s to the present. The museum, which opened in 2003, is situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon. Along with Dia’s permanent collection, Dia:Beacon also presents temporary exhibitions, as well as public programs designed to complement the collection and exhibitions.

Paramount Center for the Arts (seen here) in Peekskill presents a full schedule of live musical performances and films throughout the year. The recently-restored theater also has changing art exhibits in their upstairs gallery

Tarrytown Music Hall is an 843-seat restored theater that presents a wide range of dramatic and musical performances in a 19th-century setting.

Irvington Town Hall Theater is modeled after Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. Musical performances and plays are presented here regularly.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival brings the Bard to the river at Boscobel in Garrison. Picnicking before each show is popular, as is the hilarity and drama of each season.

Eisenhower Hall is a huge performing arts center on the grounds of the US Military Academy at West Point presenting top stars, national touring companies, music, drama, dance and lectures. For information on tickets and upcoming shows, call (845) 938-4159,

April 26: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Dedicates New Performance Space at Ossining Waterfront

April 26: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Dedicates New Performance Space at Ossining Waterfront

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Historic Hudson River Towns Event
Officials to gather for formal opening of Westchester’s new and versatile black box performance venue next to Metro-north train and close to downtown area Ossining, NY – On Wednesday, April 26 at 10 am, the Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will formally open and dedicate its new headquarters and performance space at 23 Water Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by WCT Executive Director Alan Lutwin together with local officials including County Legislator Catherine Borgia, Ossining Town Supervisor Dana Levenberg and Ossining Village Mayor Victoria Gearity. The space is located across the street from the Ossining train station and close to the downtown area. The event will inaugurate the new performance space as a venue that will feature WCT mainstage theater productions and readings as well as performing artists of varied genres in music, dance and the spoken word throughout the lower Hudson Valley. The morning ceremony is open to the public. Refreshments will be offered following the event which will conclude by 11 am.

Westchester Collaborative Theater 23 Water Street Ossining, NY 10567




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