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Arts & Talks

World-class arts & culture programs 

Arts&Talks is our JCC’s unique adult programs for those who are interested in all things arts & culture. Arts&Talks offers adults in Westchester films screenings, author talks, expert speakers, panel discussions, travel programs, cooking programs, guided tastings, theatre and music programs, community events like the annual Challah Bake and much much more.


Arts&Talks Sponsorships

Arts & Talks Sponsorships help the JCC of Mid-Westchester produce a season filled with enriching events for the community. Position yourself or your organization as a community leader by sponsoring our arts & culture season. For sponsorship opportunities, click here to make a donation online.

Arts, Culture & Learning Adult Programs in partnership with Osher Marin JCC

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Still Traveling: Specific Span & Complex Catalonia

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27 @ 2-3:15pm via zoom

Since her first series on Barcelona last year, countless guests have asked for more from our terrific, local guide Marta.  She returns with this new, specially-created series in which she brings local perspective and interesting insights into her country, her region, her town & her traditions. Trips include: 

  • Nations of Spain (June 6) 
  • Provinces of Catalonia (June 13) 
  • Districts of Barcelona (June 20) 

  • Catalan Traditions (June 27) 

Details & Tickets click here

Still Traveling: Buzzing Berlin

 

Mondays, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1@ 2-3:15pm via zoom

Join us to zoom to Berlin for four virtual “trips” in Germany’s capital, which is buzzing with history (much good, some not – obviously!) & culture. In fact, it was once called “the Athens on the Spree (River)” because of the significant cultural, scientific and architectural developments and achievements that happened there. Our professional guide Jamie – a long-time resident of Berlin – shares his insights and experiences in this dynamic and exciting city. Our Virtual “Trips” Include: 

Highlights of Berlin (July 11) 

Museum Island (July 18) 

Potsdam, a Royal Residence Town (July 25) 

Berlin’s Jewish Quarter (Aug 1) 

Details & Tickets click here

 

Cultural Arts Trip: Santa Fe - Opera, O'Keeffe & More!

Trip #1: July 5-(10), 2022 

Trip #2: July 12-(17), 2022 

Understand why New Mexico is called “The Land of Enchantment” by experiencing its stunning landscapes, fascinating history, traditional and innovative cuisine, diverse collections of art & art galleries, unique architecture and, of course, the renowned Santa Fe Opera. Two (maybe three?) wonderful performances await! Led by opera instructor & arts maven James Sokol, these trips include pre-show lectures, a private backstage tour and an exclusive production discussion. Explore an iconic American artist with a day-long private guided Discovering O’Keeffe excursion.  And, of course, sumptuous meals and more await. Spaces are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Details & Tickets click here

Still Traveling: Magical Morocco - Food, Film & Fine Crafts

 

Mondays, August 8, 15 & 22 @ 2-3:15pm via zoom

Let us zoom you away on our virtual “trips” to this magical North African country, so different from most Arab-dominant countries. Morocco has its own unique, fascinating culture – a blend of indigenous Berber, Arabian, Sub-Saharan African & European (Christian & Jewish) influences. In this new mini-series on Morocco, our wonderful, local, professional guide returns with a special mini-series on three unique aspects of his diverse & vibrant country! Our Virtual “Trips” Include: 

Moroccan Cuisine: from Market to Table (Aug 8) 

“The Hollywood of Africa” (Aug 15) 

Captivating Crafts (Aug 22) 

Details & Tickets click here

 

Other Adult Programs

In addition to the Arts & Talks program, the JCC has a number of other classes and events for adults:

Adult Dance

Judaic/Culture Programs

Volunteering