News & Updates

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.

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.

Dancers from the American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company Grace the Pocantico Stage

In June, the young dancers of the American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company presented five works on the al fresco stage at The Pocantico Center. They'll return this autumn for a week-long dance residency.

Ensemble Connect Brings Contemporary and Classical Sounds to the Pocantico Stage

Following a residency last year at The Pocantico Center, Ensemble Connect's performance featured a blend of old and new works, including a world premiere by composer Andy Akiho.

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