This weekend, ArtsWestchester is celebrating 50 years with more than 50 exhibiting artists and food from more than 25 local restaurants at ARTSBASH, which kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at the ArtsExchange building in White Plains. Tickets are $75 per person.
Enjoy cocktails and a tasting menu — created by leading area chefs from 42, The Restaurant, Benjamin Steakhouse, Café of Love, Empire City Casino, Crabtree’s Kittle House, Sofrito and more — as you peruse the new art exhibition, 50 for 50 New Works.
The event is part of ArtsWestchester year-long 50th anniversary festivities to celebrate the arts in Westchester County.
Following the Friday fundraiser, there will be a free Family ARTSBASH day on Saturday, May 16 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., featuring children’s arts workshops, art exhibitions and open artist’s studios. The workshops cover a variety of interests from Kaleidoscope to Clay Creations to LEGO Animation and Model Making.
Adults interested in the Friday evening fun can expect a full spread dishes such crispy pork belly tacos with corn tortillas, dry-aged Porterhouse bits, local baby kale salad with Scottish salmon and Churrasco skewers, along with some retro-style desserts.
If you go …
When: 6-9 p.m., Friday, May 15.
Where: ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., 3rd Floor, White Plains.
Tickets: $75 per person. Visit artswestchester.org or call 914-428-4220.