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New York City birdseye view
Photo by Anthony Quintano, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

RBF Grants $1.5 Million to Help NYC Museums Build Back Better

The initiative will support a range of exhibitions, programs, residencies, and other projects that provide greater visibility and opportunities for artists who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color, as well as for women and LGBTQ artists.
A long, brick building with large arched windows, accented in white.

New David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center Will Nurture the Arts in Westchester and the World

The Pocantico Center will adapt the historic Rockefeller Orangerie for cultural and sustainability programming.
Five female and one male dancer on an outdoor stafe at Kykuit, surrounded by neat green hedges and statues. Four dancers on their knees surround the male dancer, on whose shoulder is perched the final female dancer, her arm raised to the sky.
Photo by Ron Charles.

2019 Pocantico Summer Performance Series

The Pocantico Center summer performance series brings the best of New York City arts and culture to the lawn of Kykuit. Performances in 2019 include Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Dance Lab NY, PAGE 73, and more. (Photo: Jeremy McQueen’s The Black Iris Project 2017 performance.)

Us/we performed by Jessica Lang Dance company at its November 2018 world premiere in Philadelphia, with imagery by artist José Parlá. (Photo by Vikki Sloviter.)

Jessica Lang Dance Company Showcases Collaborative Approach at Pocantico

In addition to participating in a week-long residency to develop a new piece called 'us/we' in tandem with artist José Parlá, the company performed excerpts from their repertoire as well as a preview of new works.

Lage Lund Quartet Presents New Jazz Works to Pocantico Audience

In July, acclaimed jazz guitarist Lage Lund performed at The Pocantico Center, kicking off a week-long summer composition residency cohosted by The Jazz Gallery.

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