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Keuka student art show offers ‘Visual Expressions’

Keuka student art show offers ‘Visual Expressions’
Keuka College students and recent alumni will show their artistic talent in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and other formats in the college’s annual student art show. Titled “Visual Expressions,” the show includes pieces by nearly 30 student and alumni artists. It runs from Aug. 26 to Oct. 27 in Lightner Library’s Art Gallery, and features art from students across a... more

Sprawling space in Macedon to be converted into performing arts center by Alicia Keys, husband

Alicia Keys and husband to turn empty Macedon building into Art/Music campus
The large, multi-building complex, located on a hill overlooking Route 31 in Macedon will soon change the Town forever. The former Jindal Films building at 729 Route 31 has a proposal to host a new Art and Music Campus. There had been some interest in the building previously, but another deal fell through. That was before a report of a... more

Student art featured at 6th Annual Finger Lakes Regional Student Painting Exhibition

Eighty one Newark High School art students’ artworks depicting something “uncontrolled, unrestrained, undisciplined, unruly, rowdy or disorderly” are currently among the 294 on display in the Main Street Arts 6th Annual Finger Lakes Regional Student Painting Exhibition entitled “Wild!” The other 213 artworks were created by students from 11 other area school districts in the region for the 6th through... more

Waterloo students painting mural of video characters for Uproar Gaming

Waterloo students painting mural of video characters for Uproar Gaming
Eight Waterloo High art students love to paint. They also enjoy “gaming” or playing video games. Those two passions are coming together as art teacher Sarah Carey’s students are painting a special mural that will be placed in the new Uproar Gaming store downtown. School Superintendent Terri Bavis and Village Administrator Don Northrup talked about the collaboration and helped make... more

Artists wanted for Seneca Falls bridge mural project

Artists wanted for Seneca Falls bridge mural project
With Town Board approval, the Rev. Leah Ntuala is now looking for local artists who would like to paint public murals on the Rumsey Street Bridge along the Ludovico Sculpture Trail. Starting Wednesday and through May 28, she will accept submissions from artists for ideas. Actual painting of approved murals will begin the first week of June. “Currently, these bridge... more

Skaneateles arts group accepting grant applications

Skaneateles arts group accepting grant applications
The Skaneateles Area Arts Council is now accepting applications for its 2019 grant awards. Individuals and groups within a 15-mile radius of the village of Skaneateles are eligible for the grants, including artists, choral groups, museums, schools, theaters and other nonprofits committed to the arts. The application deadline is May 31. The council has awarded more than 90 grants since... more

New Auburn museum exhibit highlights local medical history

New Auburn museum exhibit highlights local medical history
Kirsten Wise is confident the Cayuga Museum of History & Art’s newest permanent exhibit is something everyone can connect to. “Pioneer Physicians: The Infancy of Modern Medicine,” is relatable because “everyone has been to a doctor at some point in their life,” said Wise, the museum’s executive director. The exhibit touches on topics like how people became doctors in the... more

Cornell University names new director of Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Cornell University names new director of Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Cornell University has named Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the the Division of Academic and Public Programs at the Harvard Art Museums, as the new director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. The Cornell University Board of Trustees approved her appointment as the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the museum during a meeting Jan. 31 in New York... more

Wells College Book Arts Center announces 2019 Summer Institute

Wells College Book Arts Center announces 2019 Summer Institute
The Wells College Book Arts Center has announced that its 2019 Summer Institute will take place July 14 through July 27, 2019. During the Summer Institute, renowned instructors and artists will gather on the Wells campus in Aurora to offer courses in a variety of techniques relating to paper, printing and textual arts. Once again, the institute will include 12... more

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing
Practice, practice, practice. Certainly instruction and practicing is important at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy, but performing is also an integral part of the programs offered. “Some 50 performances will take place this academic year to help students build confidence in their ability to practice, rehearse and perform in ways that recognize their potential as individuals,’ according to Donna... more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th
A wonderful holiday music concert was performed by the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra November 30th to a packed house in the Newark High School auditorium delighting concert-goers at the beginning of this holiday season. It was made possible, once again, through the collaboration of the Newark School District and the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, that teamed up to bring... more

Experience Auburn’s First Friday event on December 7th

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on December 7th
Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this monthly community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making & live music. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission. TASTING at Auburn Discount Liquor Time: 3PM – 6PM... more

Conductor, soloist named for RPO Concert at Newark High School

Conductor, soloist named for RPO Concert at Newark High School
The Newark Central School District, in conjunction with the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, will once again host an evening of holiday music with the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in the Newark High School on Friday, November 30th at 7:30PM. “We are proud and privileged to host the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for the 18th consecutive year. These holiday concerts here in... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Christmas Lights, Psychics and Shopping in the Finger Lakes November 16th – 18th

WEEKEND EVENTS: Christmas Lights, Psychics and Shopping in the Finger Lakes November 16th – 18th
This weekend, get out and discover the Christmas cheer this season is bringing by checking out the Lights on the Lake, making Christmas wreaths or even something as simple as having a drink at the 6th annual New York State Craft Beer in Syracuse! This weekend comes with a exciting variety of things for your family and friends to go... more

Folk Art Guild hosts Last Big Festival of Crafts at The Harley School

Folk Art Guild Last Holiday Festival at Harley School
For 57 years the Rochester Folk Art Guild has held major craft exhibits in Rochester, without once missing an occasion. This Thanksgiving weekend Holiday Festival of Crafts draws that impressive era to a close. Planning for the next few years to concentrate their efforts and energy into hosting events at home, this season’s show will be the final comprehensive Guild... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Plenty going on in the Finger Lakes October 12th – 14th

Weekend Events: Things to do in the Finger :
Now that we are officially in the month of October, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors which means it’s that time of year again for haunted houses, pumpkin patches, apple picking and much more! Listed below are a few of the many events taking place this weekend around the Finger Lakes region for your friends and... more
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