ArtsBash will take place Thurs., May 16 at ArtsWestchester in White Plains. See “Celebrations” for details. Photo courtesy of ArtsWestchester.
ArtsBash will take place Thurs., May 16 at ArtsWestchester in White Plains. See “Celebrations” for details. Photo courtesy of ArtsWestchester.

Auditions

Wed. & Thurs., May 15 & 16

“BRIGADOON.” Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers. 6-8:30 p.m. Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. production. Those auditioning should prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show and bring sheet music in the correct key as well as a headshot or recent photo and a resume. Rehearsals will take place Tues.-Thurs. evenings at Sat. afternoons at the library and at the Goldensword Church in Bronxville. Performances will take place July 26-28. All roles are open. They are seeking actors, singers and dancers of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, ages 10-75+. 914/589-1669 or www.littleradicalstheatrics.com.

Sat., May 18

 BALLET DES AMÉRIQUES. 16 King St., Port Chester. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. General audition for 2019-2020 Ballet Conservatory and 2019 Summer Intensive Programs. All students—boys and girls, from beginner to advanced levels are invited to audition. The pre-professional program will run from Sept.-June; the 2019 Summer Intensive Program will take place in July and August. To register for the audition, call 646/753-0457 or go to bdaconservatory.com.

Benefits

Thru June 13

WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE CELEBRITY SALON SERIES. Various private homes. Events raise funds for student scholarships. May 11: At Dawn Fitzpatrick and John Esposito’s home in Irvington which boasts a 180-degree view of the Hudson River and was once the residence of Charles Lewis Tiffany. 4 p.m. Katy Coyne, executive editor of “People” where she oversees television, film and music coverage, will share some details of some of her countless surprising interactions. May 14: At Edythe Gladstein Scarsdale home. 7 p.m. Arlene Alda, a musician, photographer and writer is the guest. May 15: Kate and Seymour Weingarten’s NYC apartment. At 6:30 p.m. Guest will be William Heimreich. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at all salons. $165 per event. Additional events will be listed in upcoming issues. www.sunywcc.edu/celebritysalons; 914/606-6558.

Fri., May 10

BENEFIT CONCERT & PARTY. Coveleigh Club, Rye. 7 p.m. Event benefits the Rye Arts Center. Performances by Juice and featuring Urban Coyotes, Rye High School Jazz Band and Rhythm on Rye. Passed hors d’oeuvres, station of specialties by Chef Jerry Bourkney, treats for dessert and a full open bar throughout the night, dancing. Get tickets at www.ryeartscenter.org or 914/967-0700.

Fri., May 17

NATURE ACCESS FUND BENEFIT. Home of Robin and Peter Jovanovich, 65 Rye Rd., Rye. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Event will benefit Rye Nature Center. Small bites, wine & beer, ambient music. Attire: jackets, dresses and garden shoes. $175-$1,000. www.ryenaturecenter.org.

UNDER THE STARS. Riverside Yacht Club, 102 Club Rd., Riverside, CT. 7-11:30 p.m. Event will benefit Pediatric and Women’s Health at Greenwich Hospital. There will be a live performance by the boy band 98 Degrees. Event will include fabulous food, cocktails, auctions and dancing. CBS News Anchor Jeff Glor will serve as Master of Ceremonies. For tickets and information call 203/863-3865, events@greenwichhospital.org or giving.greenhosp.org/uts2019.

BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy., Rye. 7-10 p.m. Cocktails, buffet stations and silent auction to raise funds to support the museum’s operations. Event honorees: County Executive George Latimer and Corinne Zola, former president of the museum. Tickets start at $200 per person. www.discoverWCM.lorg/spring-benefit.

Celebrations

Thurs., May 16

ARTS BASH! ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 6-9 p.m. An unforgettable evening of food from 20+ top restaurants, fabulous art and open studios.  $100. www.artsw. bash of 914/428-4220 ext. 326.

Sun., May 19

POLISH HERITAGE CELEBRATION. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-6 p.m. Music and entertainment, crafts and food vendors. 914/231-4033.

Comedy

Thru Sat., May 11

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs. Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10.  May 11: Goumba Jhonny. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. $25; $35 VIP. May 17: Wellie Jackson at 8 & 9:45 p.m. May 18: Angelo Lozada and 8 & 9:45 p.m. There is a 2-drink minimum during the show.  For ticket information call 914/358-9260 or go to www.yonkerscomedyclub.com.

Thru Sat., May 18

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville.  May 17: Geno and Aaron at 7:30 p.m. Geno Bisconte and Aaron Berg share the stage. May 18: Shauna Lane and Friends at 6 p.m. Hard Headed Comedy at 8 pm. featuring Luz Michelle and including Ashlee Voorsanger, Gary Hannon, Amanda Griffin and Andrew Woodford. All shows are $20. Ages 16+; 13+ with parent. www.lucyslaughlounge.com; 914/200-4812.

Fri., May 10

CAPITOL STEPS: WE PUT THE MOCK IN DEMOCRACY. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Political satire. $35, $45 & $60. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., May 19

AN EVENING WITH KRISTINA KUZMIC: THE HOPE AND HUMOR TOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. $35, $45 & $75. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Concerts/Music

Thru Sun., May 19

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. May 10 & 11: Steve Kuhn Trio featuring Aidan O’Donnell & Bill Drummond. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. May 12: Marianne Solivan Quartet. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. May 17 & 18: Paquito D’Rivera Quintet at 7 & 9:30 p.m. May 19: Richard Boukas & Quarteto Moderno Brazilian Jazz at 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Fri., May 10

GALLERY CONCERT WITH JOHN MICHAEL HERSEY. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham.6-8 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Singer/songwriter/actor John Michael Hersey will perform his repertoire of rock, pop, folk, blues and country songs. 914/738-2525.

PAULA COLE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Singer/songwriter infuses wit and poetry in all she creates. $60, $52 & $48. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Sat., May 11

METROPOLITAN STRING ORCHESTRA. St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 5 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. 7 p.m. Program will include J.S. Bach’s “Concerto for Two Violins” in D Minor, Haydn’s “Cello Concerto” in C Major and Bartok’s “Romanian Dances.” $20 for adults; free for children under 18. Tickets may be purchased at the door. A reception will follow the program. 203/966-3913.

ROCKPLOSION: ULTIMATE ROCK STAR TRIBUTE SHOW. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 p.m. Tribute concert honoring Madonna, Lady Gaga, Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and Elton John. This cover band with five superstar performances wows audiences with its exciting musical act. $24 general admission; $22 students/seniors; $18 children under 13. www.sunywcc.edu/SmartArts.

WESTCHESTER SYMPHONIC WINDS “LIBERTY! EQUALITY! Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Features a new arrangement of highlights from “Les Misérables.” $20; $15 for students and seniors 65+. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Wed., May 15

WEDNESDAY SALSA & JAZZ WITH THE CARLOS JIMENEZ QUARTET. Yonkers Comedy Club, 257 Market St., Yonkers. 8-11 p.m. $10 cover charge; 2 drink minimum. 914/358-9260.

Fri., May 17

YONKERS PHILHARMONIC. Saunders Trade High School, 185 Palmer Rd., Yonkers. 3 p.m. Free. Features the winners of the Concerto Competition—young musicians who either live or take lessons in Westchester. www.yonkersphilharmonic.org.’ 914/410-0151.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT: 80 YEARS STRONG TOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Canadian folk, folk-rock, and country music singer. $48-$90. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Fri. & Sun., May 17 & 19

HUDSON CHORALE CONCERT. Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. 8 p.m. May 17 and 3 p.m. May 19. Features works by Brahms, Stravinsky and Bartok. Following the concert, the audience is invited to an informal reception to meet and chat with the conductor, soloists, orchestra and chorus members. $25 in advance; $30 at the door; $10 for students. www.HudsonChorale.org or 800/838-3006.

Sat., May 18

NORTH COUNTY HARP ENSEMBLE. Holy Spirit Church, 1969 Crompond Rd., Cortlandt. 1:30 p.m. Features harpist Alyssa Reit. www.alyssareit.com.

SONGWRITERS IN-THE-ROUND. Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. Features Joshua Garcia, Lisa Bastoni and Vincent Cross. $18-$20. www.commongroundconcerts.com.

FOREIGNER’S JOURNEY. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. The premier tribute to Foreigner and Journey. $25, $30 & $35. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

JAZZ FEST. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains. 8 pm. Concert will feature jazz pianist Valerie Capers and her Trio in an evening of jazz standards. Suggested contribution is $20 per person; $10 for seniors and students; $5 for children with $45 maximum for families. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Childcare reservations are available by phone to 914/946-1660 ext. 6.

OLETA ADAMS. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Jazz composer, musician and singer with roots in gospel while crossing effortlessly into the realms of R&B, urban and popular music. $68, $58 & $48. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Sun., May 19

ROBERT MILLS MEMORIAL CONCERT FEATURING CAROLYN ENGER. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 2 p.m. She will perform a program of works by Rorem, Bernstein and Copland. Free and open to all. 914/422-1480.

Wed., June 26

WEDNESDAY DANCE WITH BALLET DES AMÉRIQUES. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. French-American choreographer Carole Alexis and her Port Chester-based Ballet des Amériques dance company bring a rich and sprawling repertoire to the Tarrytown Music Hall in a new series called Westchester Wednesday Dance. These weekday evenings of dance offer audiences a break in the workday routine and a chance to witness the original work of the Music Hall’s company in residence. Treat yourself to a Wednesday night of vibrant culture! $20 & $35. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Sat., May 18

CELEBRATE PINKSTER. Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Features continuous performances of African drumming, dancing and storytelling. For all ages. Learn about the accomplishments of enslaved men, women and children who lived at worked at Philipsburg Manor. Author Michael Twitty will be reading and signing copies of his book “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South.” $14 for adults; $12 for seniors 65+ and students 18-25 with valid ID; $8 for children 3-17 and free for children under 3. www.hudsonvalley.org.

Sun., May 19

VEHICLE FAIR. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. This event will feature assorted vehicles to climb, ride, and explore, as well as bouncy houses, All Aboard Train, face painting, DJ, a raffle, and prizes. Raffle tickets are 1 for $5; 5 for $20. Tickets are $20 per child; $50 family pass. Purchase tickets at ryelibrary.org.

Films

Fri., May 10

FRAMEWORK 2019: ART OF FILM. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. “Narcissister Organ Player.” 7:40 p.m. In this hybrid performance/documentary film of her own making, the acclaimed artist Narcissister brings to the screen her mind-blowing spectacles of metamorphosis, which use dance, elaborate costumes and prosthetics, pop music, and heavy doses of humor to explore gender, eroticism, racial identity, and self-love and -loathing in women’s lives.  $14. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Tues., May 14

GLOBAL WATCH: “ON HER SHOULDERS.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. Nadia Murad—who shared the Nobel Peace Prize last year—is a member of the Iraqi Yazidi religious minority who survived a 2014 massacre and then sexual slavery at the hands of ISIS. Telling her painful story at the U.N., in soul-baring media interviews, and in meetings with government officials, she is a calm and relentless beacon of hope for her people, even when she longs to put aside her monumental burden and simply have an ordinary life. An exceptional, award-winning documentary about a formidable young woman. $14. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Wed., May 15

“PROSECUTING EVIL: THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF BEN FERENCZ.” Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave., Harrison. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Special screening of the documentary that tells the fascinating story of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor and lifelong advocate of “law not war.” Ferencz was the lead prosecutor in the Einsatzgrupen case at Nuremberg, which has been called the biggest murder trial in history. All 22 Nazi officials tried for murdering more than a million Jews were convicted. He went on to advocate for restitution for Jewish victims of the Holocaust and later for the establishment of the International Criminal Court. His fight for justice for victims of atrocity crimes continues today. Registration is required at ushmm.org/event/prosecuting-evilharrison.

Thurs., May 16

INDIVISIBLE.” Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7 p.m. An award-winning Italian drama about the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood. Daisy and Viola are conjoined twin sisters living in the suburbs of Naples. They are blessed with beautiful voices and, thanks to their performances at local weddings, communions and baptisms, have become the breadwinners for their entire family. Kept isolated from the world by their exploitative father, their lives are turned upside down when one of them falls in love for the first time...and they discover that it is possible for them to be separated. $15 for non-members. Register at www.wiccny.org.

Sun., May 19

SHORT FILMS THAT CELEBRATE CYCLING. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 6:30-9 p.m. Event is part of the 10th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival. Event includes raffle prizes: a child’s bicycle with helmet, bell and water bottle; a folding bicycle helmet; jewelry made from bicycle parts and other assorted cycling gear. Sheets of 25 raffle tickets will sell for $10 & $20 each (cash or personal checks only). $15 per adult; $12 for seniors and students. www.thepicturehouse.org/show/ciclismo-classico-bike-travel-film-festival.

Lectures

Fri., May 10

ROMAN GODS AND GODDESSES AS PORTRAYED THROUGH ART. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7-9 p.m. Presented by Marisa Horowitz Jaffe. The Romans honored their gods and goddesses in various ways, including small gemstones and immense statues. Lecture will explore the different materials Romans used and discuss many examples from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. $25. Register at www.wiccny.org.

Sat., May 11

OFF THE BEATEN PATH OF VENICE. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Presented by Toni McKeen. There is so much more to Venice than the Doges Palace, the Basilica, glass shops and photographs with the birds in St Mark's Square. Come and explore the fascinating Clock Tower with its many mechanical moving parts, and further away, the famous Ghetto, with its rich history of the Jews in Venice. $25. Register at www.wiccny.org.

Theater

Thru May 26

DISNEY’S “NEWSIES.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Wed., Thurs. and some Fri. matinees: lunch at 11:30 a.m.; show at 1 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat.  dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.; Sun. matinee lunch at 12 p.m., show at 1:30 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Musical is based on the 1991 Disney movie about the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, it is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dream only of a better life  far from the hardship of the streets. $59-$89 plus tax, depending on the performance chosen. Beverage service & gratuities are not included in the ticket price. www.broadwaytheatre.com; 914/592-2268.

Thru May 19

IN THE HEIGHTS.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tues. at 7 p.m., Wed.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Wed., at 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun. at 3 p.m. The contemporary musical is recommended for ages 14 & up.  Cast includes three actors from the original Broadway company. Musical is a love letter to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s NYC’s Washington Heights community. Tickets start at $30. www.westportplayhouse.org.

“GUYS AND DOLLS.” Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., Wilton, Ct., Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. A musical fable of Broadway. $35 & $30. www.wiltonplayshop.org.

Thru Sun., May 12

“THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL.” White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Romantic thriller about a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard who is hired to protect a superstar. He does not expect to fall in love with her. Tickets start at $35. www.wppac.com; 914/328-1600 x10.

“A BRONX TALE.” Stepinac Theatre, 950 Mamaroneck Rd., White Plains. Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 p.m. Sun. at 2 p.m. This is the national high school premiere of the hit Broadway musical. One of the key roles will be played by the daughter of Chazz Palminteri, who wrote the book for the Broadway show. $22 adults; $18 for seniors and students under 12. 914/946-4800 ext. 200.

Thurs.-Sun., thru May 19

“I HATE HAMLET.” Dressing Room Theatre, Curtain Call Inc. 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. (no performance Sat., May 18). “I Hate Hamlet” is about a young and successful TV actor who relocates to NY. With his TV career in limbo, he is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage in NY’s Shakespeare in the Park, but there’s one problem: he hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore’s ghost. Seating is cabaret-style with a BYOEverything format. $35 for adults; $25 for senior citizens and $17.50 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. 203/461-6458 x36 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

Fri.-Sun., thru May 19

“AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.” St. John’s Episcopal Church, 8 Sunnyside Ave., Pleasantville. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., matinees Sat. at 3 p.m. and Sun., at 4 p.m. Presented by the Axial Theatre. $27.50 general admission; $22.50 seniors and students. www.brownpapertickets.com; www.axialtheatre.org.

Fri.-Sun., May 10-19

“BABY.” Whippoorwill Theatre, North Castle Public Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd., E., Armonk. Thurs.- Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. May 19 at 2 p.m. Presented by the Armonk Players. Play is about three couples on a university campus who deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of conceiving a baby. $20 adults; $10 students 18 & under. www.ArmonkPlayers.org.

Exhibits

CARTOONISTS AGAINST THE HOLOCAUST. Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Mon, May 13, 10-11:30 a.m. Free. 150 amazing cartoons together with scores of compelling period photographs that place the cartoons in the context of the Nazi genocide and the world’s response as events unfolded. RSVP to 914/366-7898.

NEW HAVEN PAINT & CLAY CLUB 118TH ANNUAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION. Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon St., New Haven. Sat., May 11-June 1. Exhibition includes “Shadow,” a painting by Rye Brook artist Joseph Fama. There will be a reception Sat., May 11, 2-5 p.m.

STRUCTURES. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Tues., May 14-June 1. There will be an opening reception Sat., May 18, 1-3 p.m. Solo exhibition by Jim Maciel, whose process of painting is executed by working from photos that he has taken of old buildings and barns on his back road travels. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. www.mamaroneckartistsguild.com; 914/834-1117.

ART SHOW: WORKS BY THE WESTCHESTER WATERCOLOR GROUP. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Sat. & Sun. thru end of May. 12-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

POTS FOR PETS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru June 1. Celebrating pottery for the “furry members” of our family with handmade dog and cat bowls. 10% of all gallery sales will go to Adopt-a-Dog, a Greenwich, CT nonprofit organization with a shelter in Armonk. www.clayartcenter.org.

A MOMENT IN TIME. C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Thru May 12. Artwork by globally renowned artist Kay Griffith whose original oil paintings employ the masterful use of palette knives. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m. 203/661-0205.

15TH ANNUAL SMALL WORKS SHOW. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru May 11. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. 914/835-1117; www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org.

SARAH MCKENZIE SOLO EXHIBITION. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru June 22. McKenzie is the winner of the 10th Alexander Rutsch Award in Painting and will receive a $5,000 prize in addition to this solo exhibition. Her work explores the architecture of exhibition space. On Sat., June 15 she will give an Artist Talk from 2-4 p.m. that is free and open to the public. 914/738-2525.

THINGS THAT GO UNSEEN. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru June 22. Solo exhibition features large-scale contemporary photography by Adrien Bloom. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. 914/834-8077.

HEAVEN AND EARTH: SOLO EXHIBITION FEATURING PAINTINGS BY DAVID KONIGSBERG. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru June 22. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. 914/834-8077.

MODERN FAMILIES: A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Thru May 25. Exhibition focuses the camera lens on the families we’re given and the families we choose. Rarely exhibited group portraits by Harlem Renaissance photographer James Van Der Zee will be presented alongside contemporary photography that illuminates the diverse definitions of family in our community. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 1-5 p.m., Sat. 12-6 p.m. www.artswestchester.org; 914/428-4220.

SUMMER WITH THE AVERYS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Sat., May 11-Sept. 1. Features landscapes, seascapes, beach scenes and figural compositions as well as rarely seen travel sketchbooks. The exhibition takes an innovative approach to the work produced by the Avery family. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

PARAGUAY ARTS, CRAFTS AND CULTURE. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Thru. May 24. Free. The County’s first ever exhibition devoted entirely to Paraguayan arts, crafts and culture. For hours in information go to www.whiteplainslibrary.org.

BURIED TREASURES OF THE SILK ROAD. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru June 2. Showcases the collection of Chinese tomb sculpture in the Fred and Jane Brooks Collection at the museum. Features dozens of rare and delicate terra cotta figurines, painted and glazed ceramics and other antiquities. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

HILDRETH MEIÈRE: THE ART OF COMMERCE. Fairfield University Art Museum, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, Ct. Thru Sept. 21. Meière was a prolific naturalist who discovered the frescoes and mosaics in Florence, Italy that were to inform her craft. June 15: Anne Kupik, the great-granddaughter of Meière, will talk about her career, followed by a wine and cheese reception. www.fairfield.edu/museum.