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Art Gallery


The Roar Within

March 5 – April 24, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 5:30-7:30 pm

“Sexism has never rendered women powerless.  It has either suppressed their strength or exploited it.”  -Bell Hooks

During Women’s History Month we are exhibiting large works by women that dynamically showcase the power of female creative expression. We will feature works that challenge notions of what the feminine is, gender identities, definitions and the evolution of family structures. 


Laurie Berenhaus, Mia de Bethune, Diane Brawersky, Beth DeWit, Julia Eisen-Lester, Patti Ettinger, Shelley Haven, Deborah Holcombe, Amanda Ioco, Barbara King, Mary McFerran, Lisa Miller, Alex Momin, Teresa Pereira, Gina Randazzo, Brenda Ricketts, Lisa Samalin, Pat Slaven, Jennifer Moore Smith, Melissa Starke, Patricia Stuart, Tamara Wyndham, Jane Zalben


This exhibit is part of First Thursday Gallery Hop sponsored by the Yonkers Gallery Group, an alliance of galleries including Blue Door Art Center, Friends of Philipse Manor Hall, Urban Studio Unbound (US+U), and Yonkers Riverfront Library. Receive 10% off food and drinks at local restaurants during First Thursday Gallery Hop. Stop by any gallery for the code.


Folk Art Fridays
Every Friday, 10-11 am

In Folk Art Fridays, participants will explore a variety of cultural art techniques and projects like book-making, painting, mosaic, printmaking, and a variety of art forms from around the world.
Please register by emailing:

NEO Society Teen Art Program
Every Friday, 3:30 – 5 pm

In a safe, supportive and inclusive environment in the 4th floor gallery, teens share the latest in fashion, music and art. Throughout the year, teens learn from local artists, fashion experts and musicians how to engage in visual art art, sew fashions and even learn how to produce music.


March 5 – March 27: The Roar Within

Showcasing the power of female creative expression

Artist Entry Receipt Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020
Accepted Artists Notified: Feb. 22, 2020
Artwork Delivery: Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 am-3 pm

Exhibition Dates: Thursday, March 5 – Friday, March 27
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5

Pick-up: Saturday, March 28

(Please note: all accepted work will need to have a thumbnail image list submitted)



Applications for exhibits may be sent in digital form to:

Application packages may be addressed to: 
Gallery Committee, Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers NY 10701.

Applications should include:
• Artist’s statement on the work to be presented
• Artist’s C.V.
• Up to three references from other galleries and/or peer artists.


The Riverfront Art Gallery is located on the 4th floor of the Riverfront Library, the main branch of the Yonkers Public Library. It opened in 2009.  The gallery exhibits contemporary, nationally and internationally acclaimed artwork. The mission of the gallery is to present a diverse and balanced schedule of exhibits of high caliber, progressive artwork and related programs not frequently seen in Yonkers and surrounding communities. The exhibit schedule is managed by a committee that is appointed by the library director.  Haifa Bint-Kadi is the curator for the gallery and head of this committee. 
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pertaining to past and future exhibitions.