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Art + Music for all ages


We are a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to inspire interest and maximum participation in the arts in Westchester + the surrounding region.

View our Current Catalog

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Art + Music for all ages


We are a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to inspire interest and maximum participation in the arts in Westchester + the surrounding region.

View our Current Catalog

Winter Guide will be available mid-december

The Rye Arts Center offers a wide range of arts opportunities for children, teens, and adults at all skill levels. 
Explore our guide and find the perfect creative outlet for you and your family!

Visual Arts

Drawing/Painting
Ceramics
Photography

Performing Arts

Musical Theater
Group Lessons:
Piano, Guitar, Voice, Recorder

S.T.E.A.M Programs

3D Printing
Robotics
Minecraft


PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Half Day for Half Pints
Join us for an Open House on
January 13 between 12:00 and 3:00 pm

We are proud to offer preschool students the chance to spend a morning or afternoon exploring the arts. Create a well-balanced extended day for your child by having The Rye Arts Center staff walk them to and from their local school. Students participate in classes in our Performing Arts Room, Gallery, Children’s Art Studio, Ceramics Studio and Dance Studio.

Students must be age 3.5 by September 1.

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Music Lessons


Learn piano, guitar, saxophone, flute, violin and much more!

We offer private and group lessons for all ages.

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Music Lessons


Learn piano, guitar, saxophone, flute, violin and much more!

We offer private and group lessons for all ages.

LEARN MORE

The Rye Arts Center is one of the most extensive music schools in the Sound Shore area.

My daughters both got perfect scores at this year’s NYSSMA piano festival. Thanks for providing us such a pleasant learning experience at The Rye Arts Center. Anne, thanks for your efforts to make The Rye Arts Center music program better every day! Heather, you are an awesome teacher. You are patient, responsible and passionate! We love you.
— Michelle
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Events


Workshops, live music, artist talks, gallery tours, holiday specials, comedy shows, book signings, open mic nights & much more!

View our Event Calendar

Events


Workshops, live music, artist talks, gallery tours, holiday specials, comedy shows, book signings, open mic nights & much more!

View our Event Calendar

Upcoming Event highlights

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FREE Arts Day
Pre-K Open House

Enjoy an afternoon for you and your family filled with fun and creativity! Visitors will enjoy music, theater, hands-on opportunities experimenting with drawing, painting, ceramics, and learn about our Pre-K Creative Kids Program!

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Workshops for all ages

Explore our upcoming workshops including Paint and BYOB nights, Improv, Knitting, 3D Printing, Songwriting, Polymer Clay, Family Drum Circle and more! There's something for everyone.

Cabaret Performance

Everybody Knows I'm Guilty
LawnChair Theatre is offering a cabaret concert by two of the master songwriters of our time, Leonard Cohen and Randy Newman. In Everybody Knows I'm Guilty Cohen's honesty and Newman's irony work together to present the best of these two musical poets. 

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Gallery


The Rye Arts Center Gallery is a professional space known for its exhibitions of works by local, regional, and internationally-recognized artists. Artists enjoy networking with their peers, collectors get to meet new artists, and art students find inspiration in the diversity of styles and techniques on display.

Gallery


The Rye Arts Center Gallery is a professional space known for its exhibitions of works by local, regional, and internationally-recognized artists. Artists enjoy networking with their peers, collectors get to meet new artists, and art students find inspiration in the diversity of styles and techniques on display.

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current Exhibit

RAC Member Exhibition

Saturday, Dec. 9 - Saturday, Jan. 6
Reception: Saturday, Dec. 9 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Explore the art of our many members. Our hundreds of members range from beginners to professionals. Stop by to see the works of your creative community. 


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Original Art for $5.00

Collecting art has never been so easy or fun!

A recent addition to The Rye Arts Center is this wonderful vintage vending machine, called the Art-o-mat, that has been refurbished and filled with original art for sale.

Latest Updates


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Latest Updates


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