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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

Fall classes begin monday, September 25

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

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

Ladies Comedy Night

One of our most popular events of the year, will take place on November 2. Join us for a night of laugh out loud comedy. 
SOLD OUT
Sign up to be included on our wait list.

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Workshops for all ages

BYOB Loosen Up & Paint is a reoccurring workshop that sells out quickly and is always a blast. A perfect date night or friends night out!

Lunchtime Theater

Play With Your Food attracts sold-out crowds. This Fall they are coming to The Rye Arts Center! Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch and then settle in for a program of clever one-act plays.

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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.

Current Exhibit

Painters on Location Silent Auction

The Rye Arts Center’s Painters On Location is a biennial event in which dozens of artists from throughout the Northeast Region paint scenes of the Sound Shore in a plein-air paint-out. On Saturday, September 16, there will be a reception to view the wet works with a live auction starting at 6:30 pm.

Additional works by the participating artists will be on view in the Gallery starting Tuesday, September 5. Their works will be available for purchase through a silent auction.
Painters on Location is free and open to the public. To find out more details click the button below.


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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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