Yonkers Art Gallery Tour Coming Up

First Thursday Gallery Hop Shines Bright Light on Yonkers' Multicultural Past and Present Through Art Exhibitions
Fall's First Thursday Gallery Hop will feature several exhibits that explore cultural diversity and how these groups enriched historic and present-day Yonkers. The monthly art walk takes place Thurs., Sept. 7 with the jumping off point at Blue Door Art Gallery at 5 p.m.
Philipse Manor Hall, PC4, Urban Studio Unbound (US+U) and Riverfront Art Gallery will be open to the public from 5:30-7:30 p.m. that evening.

Blue Door Art Gallery and Philipse Manor Hall are presenting a group exhibition "Assyrians in Yonkers, A Tale of Hope and Survival" that will run from Sept. 7-Nov. 21 that features art, historical photographs and artifacts of Yonkers' Assyrian community. Other gallery exhibits are listed below. 
Local restaurants,  including Bella Havana, Café Hudson, Dolphin, Francey Brady, Guapo, Khangri Sushi, Le Moulin, X20, Yonkers Brewery and Zuppas, will be offering a ten percent discount on food and drink specials for all gallery attendees. Visitors can pick up a restaurant voucher at any of the five venues.

Walking map of galleries and restaurants
Date: Thursday, September 7
Time: Starting point at Blue Door Gallery at 5:00 p.m.; Other galleries: 5:30-7:30 p.m.  
Participating Galleries: 
Blue Door Gallery, 13 Riverdale Avenue
Exhibition: Assyrians in Yonkers, A Tale of Hope and Survival

PC4, 16 Warburton Avenue
Exhibition: The Irascibles: 12 Artists

Philipse Manor Hall Gallery, 29 Warburton Avenue
Exhibition: Assyrians in Yonkers

Riverfront Art Gallery, Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center
Exhibition: Yonkers: Nuestra Ciudad (sponsored by Mayor Mike Spano's Hispanic Advisory Board)
Exhibition: the in-between


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