Regional artist to showcase paintings, photos in Wayne gallery

Regional artist Jeremy Bach will be showcasing his artwork this summer at Wayne County Arts Council Fayad gallery, from July 27 through Aug. 24. With the success of the artist’s “Empire” show at Hazlitt’s Winery in Naples in May, Bach now brings his unique and varied styles in the visual arts to a solo exhibition titled “Studio Days” at the... more

Big Art/Handy Size x Small Price = Art Madness

Looking for something special to put in a small space at home, in your cottage, or as a gift for someone special? Look no further than the Arts Center of Yates County’s Art Madness sale, opening from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 7 The show features work from dozens of regional painters, photographers and crafters (as well as a... more

Aurora native returns home to perform ‘On the Road’ at Morgan Opera House

Aurora native Leslie Goddard can’t wait to get ‘On the Road’ again. She currently lives in Cincinnati, but loves coming home, she said. Last summer, Goddard did so to perform in the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival’s production of “Oklahoma!” and said she would return every summer if she could. This weekend, Goddard will be home again to perform “On... more

Auburn student: Why the Schine should be restored

The Schine Theater in Auburn, smack dab in the heart of the city’s downtown, with its Art Deco architecture and historical presence has been a part of downtown Auburn for almost 80 Years. Many lifelong residents of Auburn can recall happy memories while visiting this ornate Theater. Auburnians have mixed feelings on whether or not the building should be saved... more

Seneca County Arts Council seeks entries for ‘Canal’ show

The Seneca County Arts Council seeks artists for its 22nd annual “Arts Along the Canal” juried art show, to be held Friday, July 14, through Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St., Seneca Falls. The exhibit is open to artists of self-designed, self-made work. Painting, drawing, mixed media, original graphics and 3-D art are all accepted... more

Student art serves as a form of self-expression

Waterloo High School art teacher Sarah Carey is no stranger to exceptional student art, but even she was impressed at what her students produced for this year’s art exhibition. This year Carey dove even deeper into the theme of different decades by letting junior art student Logan Anhorn paint her face in a pop-art style. Among the students whose art... more

ITHACA FESTIVAL: City’s unique identity on display

The city of Ithaca’s identity was on full display this past weekend. Dozens of bands spread out on several stages played an eclectic mix of genres. Samplings of diverse food from local restaurants were available on State Street. Craft booths on Cayuga Street offered wide-ranging items for sale including tie-dye shirts featuring monkeys and hemp-infused bottled water. The Ithaca Festival... more

Arts Center lakeside facility opens for the summer

The Arts Center of Yates County’s lakeside facility, Sunny Point will open for the season on Sunday, June 4 with a chicken barbecue fundraiser, live music, wine and beer tastings and family activities. The property, on the east side of Keuka Lake about eight miles from Penn Yan, was given to the Arts Center a decade ago as an estate... more

Third juried art show opening event June 9th in Yates County

The opening reception for the Third Annual Juried Art Show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. June 9 at the Arts Center of Yates County, 127 Main St., Penn Yan On display will be the accepted entries from the ACYC Third Annual Painting & Photography Juried Exhibition. Earlier in the week the art will be delivered, hung in... more

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the region. Whether you’re interested in wine, crafts, arts – or are looking for a parade – the Finger... more

Seneca Falls ArtWalk2017 begins this weekend

ArtWalk2017 begins this Friday evening May 19 from 5 to 9 PM and continues Saturday, May 20, from 10 to 4 PM in Seneca Falls. Colorful painted & decorated shoes placed along the sidewalk will guide visitors through the art exhibits hosted by local Fall Street businesses. Artist’s receptions will be available at several venues in the historic downtown business... more

Rochester Folk Art Guild to mark 50 years in Middlesex

The Rochester Folk Art Guild attains a milestone accomplishment this year, as the group celebrates 50 years as a vibrant and creative crafts community. The first seven members to make the move to Middlesex put down roots on East Hill, in 1967. Since that time, hundreds of people have spent time at East Hill Farm, helping it grow and develop... more

Keuka commemorates visits by MLK and Eleanor Roosevelt with unveiling of sculptures

Two of the most historic events in the 127-year history of Keuka College are commemorated in a new exhibit that was unveiled Friday afternoon. Visits to the college on the shore of Keuka Lake by civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and social justice pioneer and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt are celebrated in the exhibit, which includes... more

Seneca County Arts Council scholarship available for 2017

The Seneca County Arts Council is offering a $500 scholarship to a 2017 high school graduate who plans to attend a college with a major in the arts. Applicants must be a resident of Seneca County. Applicants must be accepted and attending a college, university or post-secondary professional school to study either the visual, performing or written arts. Examples of... more

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy (photo)

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy’s Dance Instructor, Alaina Olivieri says: “I am so proud of the girls who took part in the Master Class with Diane Lewis this week at St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy. Brava!!!” See the success of the students at St. Peter’s Community Arts academy at an upcoming Dance Studio Recital in the Geneva Community Center on... more

Piano Lessons at St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy (photo)

Troy Slocum, Program Coordinator and member of the piano faculty at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy is giving a piano lesson to a young student on April 25 at St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy. Troy Slocum has been teaching privately in the Rochester area for the past twelve years and has had several award winning students in various piano... more

Springtime in Canandaigua art show right around the corner

The rain is falling, birds are chirping, and the smell of freshly bloomed flowers and trees lingers in the air: Spring has finally arrived. For Thompson Health Guild, there’s no better way to start the new season than with its annual arts and crafts show, Springtime in Canandaigua, the guild’s largest fundraiser. The sixth annual show will take place over... more
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