News & Updates

James Jebusa Shannon's 1906 portrait of Laura Spellman Rockefeller

James Jebusa Shannon's 1906 portrait of Laura Spellman Rockefeller, courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Online Exhibition from the National Trust for Historic Preservation Highlights the Portraits of Kykuit's Residents

The National Trust site hosts digital collections and specially-curated exhibitions, including a debut exhibit of portraits from Kykuit by John Singer Sargent, Andy Warhol, and other 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.)
A male and female ballet dancer spin against the lush natural background on the outdoor stage at Kykuit.
Photo by Fred Charles.

2018 Annual Review: The Pocantico Center

The Pocantico Center hosts conferences and meetings, artists residencies and performances, and public and community programs that support the Fund’s philanthropic activities. It also offers public access through forums, lectures, and educational programs focused on the Pocantico Historic Area’s buildings, gardens, and collections of decorative and fine art. Public tours of Kykuit are offered from May through mid-November each year, drawing 32,954 visitors in 2018.

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.

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