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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

Erie Canal mural artist paints on-site at the Savannah Art Festival

ERIE CANAL MURAL ARTIST PAINTS ON-SITE AT THE SAVANNAH ART FESTIVAL!
Savannah is Wild about Birds and Nature in preparation of its 4th annual Art Festival! On Saturday, September 29th, 10AM-5PM, those who appreciate all forms of art are invited to attend. Catch a glimpse of James Zeger and students as they paint a mural on-site during the festival! Over the last 11 years James has painted several historic murals throughout... more

Folk Art Guild gives series at the Penn Yan Library

Folk Art Guild gives series at the Penn Yan Library
On September 10th, 17th and 24th from 11AM to 12PM, members of the Folk Art Guild in Middlesex will present a series on the teaching brought by George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff. The Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main Street, provides the site for this sequence, in the ongoing program Classics in Religion. Gurdjieff was an influential spiritual master in touch with... more

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 7th

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 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. Try the Y for FREE Time: 5AM – 9:30PM... more

Jerusalem summer recreation program a great success

The featured speakers at the Aug. 15 Jerusalem Town Board meeting brought some welcome good news. Bev Eggleston, Summer Recreation Program Director for Jerusalem for over 20 years, and three of her day campers, Wyatt Walters and Grace & Blake Roberts, reported on the great success of this year’s summer recreation program at Keuka Lake State Park. Approximately 75 children... more

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva opens on-line registration for new academic year

Continuing its mission of Arts for All, the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva has opened on-line registration for private and group lessons. Returning students and newcomers are encouraged to register quickly at www.stpetersarts.org as the new season will start on Sept. 5th, 2018. For more information, check the Arts Academy website at www.stpetersarts.org or call 315-789-0106. The annual... more

The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge brings free glassblowing demonstrations to Wayne County

WHAT: Registration is now open for free tickets for GlassBarge—The Corning Museum of Glass’s mobile glassmaking studio on a canal barge—which will offer the public free, family-friendly glassblowing demonstrations at Palmyra on August 28th. Visitors will see expert glassblowers demonstrate how to shape glowing globs of molten glass into vases, bowls, and sculptures, while hearing about the intertwined story of... more

Canandaigua Lake art show returning for 45th year

The Lakefront Art Show returns July 28-29 to Kershaw Park, 155 Lakeshore Drive, Canandaigua, for its 45th year as a juried art show at this location. Over 100 artists will be on display on the north shore of Canandaigua Lake. There will local nonprofit displays, children’s activities, music and various festival food vendors, including Nick Tahou Hots and Red Osier.... more

Geneva’s Dove holds pivotal place in art history

America’s first modernist artist, Arthur Dove (1880-1946), was born, not in a large metropolitan area, but in the city of Canandaigua. At the time, his father, William G. Dove, was the Ontario County clerk. About two years later, the Dove family returned to Geneva where they owned property and businesses. Arthur Dove grew up in homes on North and South... more

“The Diary of Theodosia Ford” exhibit at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Ask the average person to name an important woman of the American Revolution and they might think of Betsy Ross, believed to have made the first American flag for George Washington. A fine art photographic exhibit opening on July 1st at Women’s Rights National Historical Park seeks to introduce a new name into the public consciousness: Theodosia Ford. The park... more

Exhibit of digital art by people with disabilities to open in Auburn

The Arc of Seneca Cayuga and the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “Art in Public Places,” an exhibit of original digital works by artists with developmental disabilities. The exhibit will open from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the Arc’s Spot Light Studio, 39 Genesee St., Auburn. The exhibit will then be divided for showings in... more

New mural graces downtown Dryden

Joanna Murphey is no stranger to the rolling hills and scrumptious scenery of Upstate New York. As a landscape artist, Joanna watches. "I observe the visual language of the community,” she said. Joanna met with me at the Community Center Café to discuss the mural that she is installing just above the Café’s doors on the north facing wall of... more

Exhibit highlights Dove’s Geneva

Dove’s Geneva, a new exhibit mounted by the Geneva Historical Society, is for the first time examining landmark local buildings linked to members of the Dove family who were contractors going back three generations. Of special interest is the city’s changing appearance during the periods when artist Arthur Dove (1880-1946), a member of the fourth generation, lived there. Historic photographs... more

Create the Hops Splash Community Mural at Good Shepherds Brewing Co.

“Art for Auburn” artists are invited to help create a painted mural of hops & wheat, the ingredients used in brewing the craft beer made inside at 132 Genesee Street. The design was conceived by Kendall Doub, a professional artist and graphic designer based in Winston-Salem, NC. Doub connected with Art for Auburn Project Manager Jesse Kline through mutual friend... more

Seneca Falls 3rd annual Canal Festival

The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) is inviting all groups, organizations, businesses, wineries, breweries, cideries, distilleries, restaurants, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, boaters, and watercraft of any kind to participate at this year’s Canal Fest. Last year’s Canal Fest drew an estimated 18,000 visitors over the 3-day event and anticipates that the amount of visitors will grow. SFBA is... more

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on June 1st

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. Try the Y for FREE Time: 5AM – 9:30PM... more
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