CNY Arts Progress with A&E Districts Initiative

CNY ARTS MOVES FORWARD WITH ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS INITIATIVE CNY Arts, Inc. is excited to announce that Lakota Group, of Chicago Illinois, will serve as the Master Planner for its Arts and Entertainment Districts initiative.
Posted On: July 19, 2018

Teaching Artist Training: Guest Blogger

As I come up on twenty years in the teaching artist field, I can’t help but feel as though my professional, personal and creative work as a teaching artist has reached a crossroads. Perhaps the “in between” is the space I’ve inhabited all along, It’s just that I’ve been too...
Posted On: July 09, 2018

2018 AiHE Spring Summit

Posted On: June 07, 2018

2018 CNY Arts Grants Award Ceremony

By: Ben Verdi, Arts Leadership Fellow
Posted On: June 05, 2018

From Boots to Brushes - First Two Weeks of Fellows

Posted On: May 17, 2018

Welcome our 2018 Arts Leadership Fellows

Here at CNY Arts, our main mission is to promote, support, and celebrate arts and culture here in Central New York. We look at the arts as a gateway to promoting the quality of life in any given area as well as a benchmark for the overall health of a community.
Posted On: May 09, 2018

Staff Picks: April 2018

One of the best parts of our job at CNY Arts is seeing the direct results of our work to support and promote arts in the community! It’s impossible to get to every show, film, workshop, and exhibit that takes place throughout our six-county region but we love to try.
Posted On: May 07, 2018

Harms Fest 2018

My name is Sky Rolnick. I'm in 9th grade at Fayetteville-Manlius High school. I decided to participate in the Harms Festival because it sounded interesting, and I actually didn't have any conflicts! I had never heard of it before, so I thought it would be a fun new experience to...
Posted On: April 23, 2018

CNY Arts attends Arts Advocacy Day 2018

By Sarah Anson, CNY Arts in Education Coordinator
Posted On: March 20, 2018

Staff Picks: February 2018

One of the best parts of our job at CNY Arts is seeing the direct results of our work to support and promote arts in the community! It’s impossible to get to every show, film, workshop, and exhibit that takes place throughout our six-county region but we love to try.
Posted On: March 05, 2018

Help Support CNY Arts This Holiday Season

Posted On: December 13, 2017

CNY Arts Impacts on the Community in 2017

Posted On: December 13, 2017

Santa visits the blog!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 28, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the Director!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 20, 2017

Arts in Higher Ed Consortium's first Career Night

On Monday October 2nd, the Arts in Higher Education (AiHE) Consortium, in collaboration with CNY Arts, Le Moyne College, SUNY Oswego, and Syracuse University, held a job and internship fair for college students and local arts organizations.
Posted On: November 14, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 13, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the Dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 09, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Backstage!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 06, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: November 01, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: October 30, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: October 25, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: October 24, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: October 18, 2017

Dasher's Magical Gift: Meet the dancers!

It's Dasher time at CNY Arts, and we are so excited to present "Dasher's Magical Gift" for the 4th year! This is an important holiday tradition to us and many families in New York that began in 1979 when "The Adventures of Rudolph" premiered.
Posted On: October 16, 2017

Local Playwright Highlights Women in Baseball

Highlighted in this years “Bloomers, Ballots, and Marmalade: Women’s History Week” is a reading from local playwright and Oneida Public Library Assistant Director, Tom Murray. The Oneida Public Library Players will premiere the readers theater production of Murray’s new comedy “The Game of Life: The Great Peterboro Baseball Story” on...
Posted On: September 22, 2017

We're Hiring: Office Administrator

CNY Arts is seeking an Office Administrator with bookkeeping experience (a working knowledge of Quickbooks is helpful) to handle day-to-day administrative and operational tasks to ensure uninterrupted operation of our regional agency. Experience in an artsrelated organization is preferred.
Posted On: August 18, 2017

Meet our Summer 2017 Interns

Over the course of this summer, we’ve had three wonderful interns; David, Dashel, & Anissa who have helped us keep CNY Arts running smoothly.
Posted On: August 17, 2017

The CNY Arts Community: Summer 2017 Updates

Posted On: August 17, 2017

Symphoria Returns to Armory Square

Symphoria Orchestra’s full complement of musicians is staged in Armory Square to wow the Candlelight Series’ large audience on Saturday evening, July 15. The Orchestra’s Main Concert is performed from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm with the opening concert by String Bee starting at 7:00 pm.
Posted On: July 05, 2017

CNY Jazz Presents Saxophone Superstar Saturday

Fresh from his appearance at the M&T Jazzfest, acclaimed bassist, studio owner and bandleader Peter Mack brings his Macktet to downtown Syracuse with special guest saxophonist Gary Smulyan, who will be making a rare appearance in Central New York. On Saturday June 17th at 8:00 p.m.
Posted On: June 14, 2017

2017 Robinson Award

In addition to presenting a month of fantastic music performances in August of each year, the Skaneateles Festival, as part of its Educational Outreach, annually presents the Robinson Award to an outstanding High School student from central New York.
Posted On: May 17, 2017

Young Composers Corner

The Young Composers Corner during Cazenovia Counterpoint is a wonderful opportunity for gifted music students to broaden their skills and artistry. And it's FREE!
Posted On: May 13, 2017

$192,000 Awarded in Arts Grants

On April 27, over 150 artists and organizations from six counties, CNY Art staff and board members, and New York State Legislators gathered at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport to celebrate the recipients of the 2017 Community Arts Grant Awards.
Posted On: April 27, 2017

Poetry and Art in the Bus

Poetry and drawings are needed for the “Poetry and Art in the Bus” project contest. In order to participate, people must attend free workshops in Salina Free Library, 100 Belmont St, Mattydale, Apr 1, 1pm; Baldwinsville Library, 33 E. Genesee St, Baldwinsville, Apr 8, 10 am; Beauchamp Branch Library, 2111 S.
Posted On: April 13, 2017

ABC News Digital Director Coming to Syracuse

Dan Silver, a graduate of Syracuse University, College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA) Film Program, will return to Syracuse to talk about his role as an executive producer for the film Queen of Katwe. The film will screen as part of Spring Fest 2017, which is produced by the...
Posted On: April 11, 2017

Audition for The Wizard of Oz

On April 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Syracuse Stage will hold auditions for children 13 and under for the 2017-2018 season holiday show, “The Wizard of Oz”.
Posted On: April 05, 2017

Inspiring Cross-Campus Engagement

SUNY Oswego students and faculty in English and creative writing, political science, philosophy, and art -- as well as in theater -- have seized opportunities to work with the professional actors, directors and a playwright of "Julius Caesar" and "X," which take the stage March 27 and 28 at SUNY...
Posted On: March 10, 2017

Actors Casting Call

Executive Producer/Writer Richard Castellane will be in Syracuse on Saturday March 11th, at the Palace Theater from 9-12:00 to cast for his upcoming football comedy film.
Posted On: March 03, 2017

Syracuse Stage Upcoming Season

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp yesterday announced the plays selected for the 2017/2018 season. The six plays are “The Three Musketeers”, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”, “The Wizard of Oz”, “Next to Normal”, “A Raisin in the Sun”, and “The Magic Play”.
Posted On: February 28, 2017

Red House Arts Center's New Leadership Team

Red House Arts Center Board of Directors and Search Committee is pleased to announce its new Leadership Team. Following an extensive search, which included dozens of applicants from 17 states and 4 countries, Redhouse is thrilled to welcome this impressive organizational team.
Posted On: February 20, 2017

Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work Grants in Photography
Posted On: February 14, 2017

Disney’s The Lion King Triumphantly Returns to CNY

By popular demand, Disney’s The Lion King will return to Syracuse for the first time since its triumphant premiere in September 2011. This exclusive three-week return engagement will premiere at the Landmark Theatre in Downtown Syracuse on October 27 and will play through November 12, 2017.
Posted On: February 09, 2017

Peggy O’Shea Appointed View Interim Executive Dire

Fritz Messere, president of the board of directors of View Arts and Community Center in Old Forge announced the appointment of Peggy O’Shea, former president & CEO of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, as View’s interim executive director as of December 31, 2016.
Posted On: February 01, 2017

Daria J. Willis, Ph.D.

Daria J. Willis, Ph.D. is the new Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Onondaga Community College. Her first day on the job was July 5, 2016. Willis is beginning the process of introducing herself across campus.
Posted On: January 24, 2017

CNY Arts' Newest Board of Directors

CNY Arts, Inc., central New York’s regional arts council serving 6 counties and providing more than $1.5 million dollars in funding that supports artists and arts, cultural, and heritage organizations, announced today the appointment of Kristy Brightman Frame (Bond, Shoenick & King), Daniel Hammer (County of Onondaga), Adam McGivern (Cortland...
Posted On: January 19, 2017

76 Trombones and a Big Parade

The Baldwinsville Theatre Guild (BTG) is celebrating their 75th anniversary with 76 Trombones and a big parade by presenting Meredith Willson’s The Music Man! Trouble in River City is coming for three weekends starting on January 20, 2017 through February 4, 2017.
Posted On: January 17, 2017

Syracuse University Student Veterans Perform at Sy

Posted On: January 09, 2017

Sculpture Space in Utica Welcomes New Director

Sculpture Space is pleased to announce the appointment of non-profit leader and former CEO, Tom Montan, as the organization’s new Executive Director. The hire followed a six-month national search led by the Sculpture Space Board of Directors. Montan, who is moving from California, joined Sculpture Space in early August 2016.
Posted On: January 01, 2017

CNY Arts Receive Grant Awards for 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $30,000 to support CNY Arts’ long-term economic, engagement, and tourism goals...
Posted On: December 15, 2016

Dasher's Magical Gift: Behind the Curtain

Posted On: November 30, 2016

Behind the Curtain: Catherine Kingsley's Costumes

During the first week of December at the Crouse Hinds Theater in the John H. Mulroy Civic Center in downtown Syracuse, CNY Arts will bring to the stage Dasher’s Magical Gift, an annual holiday show for central New York children.
Posted On: November 18, 2016

Meet the Dancers

CNY Arts’ production of Dasher’s Magical Gift is written, choreographed, directed and performed by a team of creative individuals and dancers from Central New York. Purchase a Festival Family Pack. 
Posted On: November 15, 2016

CNY Arts' Dasher’s Magical Gift Ready to Fly

Reindeer, elves, penguins, and some surprise guests are preparing for CNY Arts' third annual presentation of its holiday family event, Dasher’s Magical Gift. The entirely local production was developed and staged by Syracuse theater and dance professionals.
Posted On: November 14, 2016

The Role of Arts in Education

Posted On: September 18, 2016

Educator Profile: Sarah Lekki

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 17, 2016

Educator Profile: Chris Merkley

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 17, 2016

Educator Profile: Catherine Wright “Art Yoga Cat”

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 16, 2016

Educator Profile: Heather R. Buchman

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 16, 2016

Educator Profile: Travis Newton

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 15, 2016

Celebrating Arts in Education Week

This week CNY Arts is celebrating National Arts in Education Week.
Posted On: September 13, 2016

Syracuse Chorale

Central New York’s non-audition, community choir seeks new singers. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 to 9:15 p.m. at DeWitt Community Church.
Posted On: August 30, 2016

Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus

Do you enjoy singing? Want to be a part of a fun community of folks who like to harmonize tunes from Bach to Beck and beyond?
Posted On: August 24, 2016

Call for Erie Canal Coloring Book Entries

The Erie Canal Museum invites area artists to create original drawings depicting the Canal and its history for exhibition and inclusion in a coloring book for grownups.
Posted On: August 18, 2016


Artists, crafters, and jewelry makers are cordially invited to apply for the Annual Gift Fair of 2016 located in the Community Room and Community Corner at Natur-Tyme, 3160 Erie Blvd. East, DeWitt, NY 13214
Posted On: August 17, 2016

Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival in Syracuse

Anchoring Syracuse ArtsWeek is the Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival in Clinton Square. Created in 2008, it continues the tradition of providing quality jazz entertainment with wine to create a festival that supports Syracuse and Central New York’s community and culture.
Posted On: July 29, 2016

Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOFest during ArtsWeek

For the seventh year running, the Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOFest in downtown Syracuse will be celebrating the Haudenosaunee culture and environmental stewardship. It will be held Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, in Hanover Square during Syracuse ArtsWeek.
Posted On: July 27, 2016

The Classical Style (an opera, of sorts)

By Jon Fredric West
Posted On: July 26, 2016

Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival

One of the premier events of ArtsWeek, the 46th Annual AmeriCU Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival, is coming up shortly. More than 160 artists and entertainers from 25 US States and Canada will be showcasing their talents in Columbus Circle during this highly-anticipated event on July 29, 30 and 31.
Posted On: July 21, 2016

Downtown Artist Series "86,400 Grains of Grace"

Oswego State Downtown will be hosting another Downtown Artist Series with the debut of "86,400 Grains of Grace: Photographs by John Sheffield" from July 22 until Sept. 2. Sheffield, a middle school educator for more than 25 years, will exhibit photographs he made while encountering everyday people and while he...
Posted On: July 13, 2016

Call for Entry: 2016 Quilts Unlimited & Keeping wi

Old Forge, NY (July 6, 2016) – Calling all quilters! View seeks quilts for the 2016 Quilts Unlimited and Keeping with Tradition: Log Cabin Quilts exhibitions.
Posted On: July 12, 2016

Call for Artists: Finger Lakes Arts Council

Finger Lakes Arts Council is seeking artists to lead educational and therapeutic workshops and classes.  Classes can be in any medium, and all forms of art will be considered.  FLAC will pay $25/hour.  Class/workshop is contingent on registration of sufficient participants to cover costs.
Posted On: July 12, 2016

Ricky Z and the Billy Joel Tribute Concert

Join the Carbone Auto Group, Limelight Event Planning and Ricky Z., featuring his All-Star Billy Joel tribute band, at the Stanley Theater in Utica to celebrate Billy Joel and Central New York music education. This July 9 event is a part of Rick Zuccaro’s Digital Piano Donation Program and will...
Posted On: July 08, 2016

Kyle Bass Named as Associate Artistic Director

Syracuse Stage artistic director Robert M. Hupp announced today the appointment of Kyle Bass as the company’s associate artistic director. For the past nine seasons, Bass has been a senior member of Syracuse Stage’s artistic staff serving most recently as resident dramaturg.
Posted On: July 07, 2016

Onondaga County's Most Gift Arts Students

Posted On: June 30, 2016

Call for Artists: 2nd Annual Pop Up Gallery

40 Below's Public Art Task Force and Point of Contact gallery are collaborating to bring you the 2nd annual summer pop up gallery. This exhibition is designed to be a showcase artists from the Syracuse area, and we are looking for a variety of different styles!
Posted On: June 29, 2016

Summer Events at MOST

The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology (MOST) will be premiering the new movie, “Dragon’s: Real Myths and Unreal Creatures,” on July 2. It will be shown at MOST’s Bristol IMAX Omnitheater and is presented by First Niagara Foundation.
Posted On: June 27, 2016

25th Westcott Cultural Fair Seeks Artists!

On September 18, 2016 the 25th annual Westcott Street Craft Fair will be held from noon to 6:30 P.M.
Posted On: June 22, 2016

26th Annual Street Painting Festival Needs Artists

Calling all Central New York artists: Channel both your creative and competitive side this year at the 26th Annual Street Painting Festival. Whether you’re a preschooler doodling flowers or an expert recreating Starry Night, this chalk-art competition is welcome to all ages and skill levels.
Posted On: June 14, 2016

Teaching Artists...

Many people have asked our Arts Education Coordinator during her outreach, "What is a Teaching Artist?"
Posted On: June 10, 2016

The Society for New Music Announces

The Young Composers Corner program will be returning this year during the 2016 Cazenovia Counterpoint festival. Middle and high-school age students who are interested in writing music will have the unique opportunity to work with professional composers to develop and refine their writing skills, think and talk critically about new...
Posted On: June 08, 2016

Show Us CNY Returns for Fourth Year

Show Us CNY16 has begun and continues through the July 4th holiday weekend, offering local amateur and professional photographers alike the opportunity to shoot and share their unique perspectives of life in Central New York for all to enjoy.
Posted On: May 31, 2016

A Flea in Her Ear

Syracuse University’s Department of Drama concludes its 2015-2016 season with David Ives’ new version of French playwright Georges Feydeau’s bedroom farce A Flea in Her Ear.
Posted On: May 06, 2016

Teens Recognized for Theatrical Accomplishments

Photo: Whitney Point High School Drama Club in their production of I Never Saw Another Butterfly, directed by Ken Jones
Posted On: April 26, 2016

Onondaga County Grant Recipients Announced

Syracuse, New York - CNY Arts is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2016 CNY Arts Tourism & Economic Development Grant Program. A total of $135,000 is being distributed among five art and cultural providers and is made possible by the County of Onondaga.
Posted On: April 25, 2016

Call for Graphic Designer

The Project
Posted On: April 14, 2016

Molly Mustonen, Syracuse Opera Debut

WOULDN'T IT BE LOVELYPurchase tickets by calling 315-476-7372 or ONLINE.
Posted On: April 06, 2016

Maritime Museum to Host Juried Lighthouse Art Show

Lighthouses have a special place in the hearts and minds of many and serve, much as they always have, as beacons of hope and sanctuary.  As stewards of the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse, the H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is responsible for spearheading the physical restoration and historic...
Posted On: March 26, 2016

CNY Companies Invited to Join On My Own Time 2016

172 employees of Central New York companies took part in On My Own Time 2015, which concluded on a high note this fall with a reception for artists, colleagues and family at the Everson Museum of Art.
Posted On: March 25, 2016

25th Annual Westcott Street Cultural Fair

On September 18, 2016 the 25th annual WSCF will be held from noon to 6:30 P.M. The WSCF is a one-day celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of the Westcott neighborhood through its culture: visual and performing arts, food, service organizations and activities geared to neighborhood and other area residents...
Posted On: March 24, 2016

Reviving Place Project

The Onondaga Environmental Institute (OEI) is seeking an artist to create an original artistic “map” that uses images and words to reflect participants’ visions for the Onondaga Lake Watershed or one of the sub-watersheds. This community map will serve as an educational tool and help increase community pride in and stewardship of local places.
Posted On: March 18, 2016

Older Than Ireland

Award winning Irish documentary Older Than Ireland, (Snackbox Films) will have its Syracuse premiere on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at the Palace Theater, located at 2384 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13206. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $35 for a limited space VIP Networking after party taking place from...
Posted On: March 10, 2016

Annual War of 1812 Symposium

The Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium features a special component this year to highlight the bicentennial of Oswego County. Come to the sixth annual event at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E.
Posted On: March 03, 2016

Bird Houses for Fair Housing

Calling all artists, designers, architects, corporate team members and aspiring backyard enthusiasts to construct and/or design a bird (or dog!) house for a live and silent auction to benefit CNY Fair Housing.
Posted On: January 29, 2016

NYSCA FY 2017 Info Seminars

The New York State Council on the Arts is presenting FY17 Information Seminars in Buffalo, Syracuse and Troy on February 9, 10 and 11, 2016.Click Here to RSVP:
Posted On: January 29, 2016

2015 Year in Review (and a look ahead to 2016)

Looking back at the year, CNY Arts has much to be grateful for! 2015 began with the news that we had received another I Love New York grant from New York State’s Empire State Development for our collaborative marketing system at to better promote our region’s arts and cultural offerings.
Posted On: January 27, 2016

CNY Arts Board Changes

As CNY Arts begins 2016, the Board would like to acknowledge several milestones and changes to our Board of Directors. First, the Board gratefully acknowledges the outstanding leadership of outgoing Board Vice President Eunice Williams and Board Secretary Christine Flynn.
Posted On: January 27, 2016

2016 Decentralization Grant Announcement

CNY Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Community Arts Grants, Arts Education Grants, and Individual Artist Commissions distributed by CNY Arts and funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).
Posted On: January 27, 2016

Syracuse Community Choir Logistics Coordinator

Title: Syracuse Community Choir, Logistics Coordinator
Posted On: January 25, 2016

Save Money!!!

SAVE money by purchasing a MINI SUBSCRIPTION instead of buying single tickets for 2 upcoming productions.Please call the Box Office at 315-476-7372 to find out about this offer.Mini subscriptions can not be purchased on line.
Posted On: January 14, 2016

Snow Leopard Days Half-Price Admission

 Visiting the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is easier than ever during the months of January and February: guests enjoy half-price admission during the zoo’s annual Snow Leopard Days! Adult tickets (ages 19-61) are $4, youth (ages 3-18) are $2 and seniors (ages 62+) are $2.50.
Posted On: January 11, 2016

Light Work is Hiring!

Light Work seeks qualified candidates to join our dynamic team in Syracuse, New York. We're hiring for two full-time positions, and encourage candidates to apply by December 13th.
Posted On: December 03, 2015

CM-ET Road Technician Certification Syracuse

Columbus McKinnon Entertainment, a leader in lifting and positioning equipment for the entertainment industry, will be holding a Road Technician Certification Class in Syracuse, N.Y.. Designed for advanced motor technicians, this 16-hour class will give students hands-on experience operating, inspecting and troubleshooting our industry-leading CM-ET Lodestar and CM-ET Prostar motors.  Whether you’re new to...
Posted On: December 01, 2015

Lorenzo Celebrates Christmas

Historic Cazenovia and the neoclassical home of the village founder will once again set a befitting backdrop for the beloved annual tradition of Christmas at Lorenzo. Beginning with Christmas by Candlelight on Friday, December 4 from 7-9 pm-- and running through Saturday and Sunday, December 5 & 6 from 1-4...
Posted On: November 24, 2015

Skä·noñh- Great Law of Peace Center Opening

The Skanonh-Great Law of Peace Center will open to the public with a festival-like atmosphere on November 21st 2015 from 10am to 5pm. The facility, located at 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway in Liverpool, New York will be a hub of activity as visitors have their first opportunity to experience the...
Posted On: November 09, 2015

Show your handcrafted wares at the Midnight Market

This year, shoppers can find unique gifts and hand-made goods at Syracuse’s new urban pop-up market, Midnight Market!
Posted On: November 06, 2015

MVCA Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors has unanimously approved Jane Malin, from Salisbury Center, as the incoming Executive Director of the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts. Jane brings executive consulting experience and a proven track record of success. She also has over 30 years experience in the performing arts.
Posted On: November 05, 2015

Sculpture Space: Residency Opportunity

SCULPTURE SPACE, located in Utica, New York invites artists whose focus is sculpture to apply for a two-month residency between February and November 2017. Depending on funding, up to twenty residents are selectively chosen each year with a stipend of $1,500 awarded to offset costs.
Posted On: October 23, 2015

7 venues, 5 days of film!

Syracuse International Film Festival begins this week on Wednesday, October 14 until October 18.
Posted On: October 13, 2015

Executive Director Search

Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts (MVCA) is searching for their next Executive Director
Posted On: September 28, 2015

Applications Being Accepted

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is Hiring for CNY Film Hub Operator/ManagerTo apply visit SUNY Polytechnic Institute website
Posted On: September 17, 2015

Big Fish, The Musical

Red House Arts Center is thrilled to open its 2015/16 season with Big Fish with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John Wallace. This production will open on September 17th and run through October 3rd.
Posted On: September 15, 2015

Urban Cinematheque 2015

Posted On: August 31, 2015

Leatherstocking Ballet Has a New Home

Posted On: August 24, 2015

Golden Foundation 2015 Residency Program

The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts has recently released its 2016 Residency Schedule and Application. The Golden Residency Program is located in upstate NY and provides studio space, living space, artist materials and technical support from Golden Artist Colors over a 4-week residency.
Posted On: August 17, 2015

Seneca Lake Plein Air Festival

The Seneca Lake Plein Air Festival, takes place October 1-4, 2015 and benefits the Smith Center for the Arts in Geneva. This is the second annual fall festival. Previous festivals were scheduled in August and were formerly known as the Billsboro Winery Plein Air Festival, founded by winery co-owner, Kim Aliperti.
Posted On: August 10, 2015

Community Auditions at Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is seeking community members to appear on stage alongside professional actors in two productions in the upcoming 2015/16 Season. In To Kill a Mockingbird, community members will appear as courtroom observers. In The Christians, a praise/gospel choir comprised of community members will sing throughout the show.
Posted On: August 05, 2015


The Annual Gift Fair was created to give NATUR-TYME’S loyal costumers an opportunity to shop for special yet affordable holiday gifts for their family and friends.
Posted On: July 29, 2015

We Honor Poet Thea St. Omer

Thea St. Omer was a valuable part of the Syracuse arts community. Originally from California, she was pursuing a filmmaking career in Syracuse - in addition to being a writer, teacher, artist, and independent shopkeeper. She brightened people's lives with her kindness and generosity.
Posted On: July 24, 2015

AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival

Historic Columbus Circle will come alive with the 45th annual presentation of the AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival. Presented by the Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc. and AmeriCU Credit Union, the three-day festival is a showcase by some of the country’s most talented artists, craftspeople and entertainers.
Posted On: July 23, 2015

Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOfest

Stage of Nations returns to Hanover Square July 24-25, during Syracuse Artsweek! Check out this year's dynamic lineup of music and dance. Authentic Native American crafts and foods are always on hand as well. Celebrate earth-friendly culture with the Haudenosaunee!
Posted On: July 22, 2015

Aretha Franklin in Syracuse: M&T Jazz Fest

Posted On: July 17, 2015

M&T Jazz Fest Presents: Lake Street Dive

Lake Street Dive is an indie jazz and soul band founded in 2004 in Boston.
Posted On: July 15, 2015

Baseball Meets Art at Tech Garden

WHAT: A public call for an exhibit of artworks inspired by, depicting images of, or using objects & items from the American pastime, BASEBALL. Love the sport or not, baseball is ingrained in our shared cultural identity, we want to see what your visual mind can create using the subject...
Posted On: July 14, 2015

Wynton Marsalis at M&T Jazz Fest

Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum from its New Orleans roots to bebop to modern jazz.
Posted On: July 10, 2015

Candlelight Series 2015

By popular demand, International duo guitarists Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb return to the Armory Square Candlelight Stage for a third year to open the 31st Annual run of the free concert Series.
Posted On: July 09, 2015

M&T Jazz Fest 2015: Buckwheat Zydeco

“Stanley ‘Buckwheat’ Dural leads one of the best bands in America. A down-home and high-powered celebration, meaty and muscular with a fine-tuned sense of dynamics…propulsive rhythms, incendiary performances.” - The New York Times
Posted On: July 06, 2015

Symphoria Announces Six Free Summer Concerts

Summer will be a bit more tuneful as Symphoria announces its free outdoor summer concerts.  Folks are encouraged to bring seating and a picnic basket!
Posted On: July 02, 2015

Geographies of Slavery and Freedom Project

On Juneteenth 2015 (June 19th) fifth graders from the Morrisville-Eaton Central School (MECS) extended their "In My Backyard" program by performing and recording their original song at The Auburn Public Theatre in a program featuring other elementary classes involved in the project.
Posted On: June 30, 2015

Dry Stone Wall Building Workshop

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park and certified instructor Jared Flynn are offering a two-day, hands-on workshop for participants interested in learning how to select and stack stones for wall integrity and appearance.  The workshop will take place July 25 and 26.
Posted On: June 15, 2015

2nd Annual Taste of Syracuse Poster Design Contest

Posted On: May 21, 2015

Show Us CNY Returns for Third Year

Posted On: May 20, 2015

Syracuse Stage to Begin Transition in Leadership

NY)—This summer, a transition in leadership will begin at Syracuse Stage as Timothy Bond, producing artistic director, and Jeffrey Woodward, managing director, have announced plans to pursue new opportunities.
Posted On: May 19, 2015

Create a Flower Globe

Join us in creating this Public Art Project!
Posted On: April 29, 2015

Job Opportunity

Posted On: April 27, 2015

One More Week to Register

There is still time to become part of our 42nd annual On My Own Time business/arts program, presented by CNY Arts in cooperation with the Everson Museum of Art. This homegrown, award-winning project provides a public platform for participating businesses to identify, celebrate, and promote the value of creativity among...
Posted On: April 24, 2015

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

Syracuse Opera will close its 40th Anniversary Season with Rossini’s hilarious opera, The Barber of Seville.
Posted On: April 07, 2015

Spring into Art pARTy

Posted On: March 23, 2015

March News

Posted On: March 16, 2015

Youth Auditions at Syracuse Stage

Posted On: March 16, 2015

CNY Arts & Taste of Syracuse Poster Contest

Posted On: March 11, 2015

You’re Invited to a NYSCA Application Seminar

The seminars will provide information about opportunities for funding to individual artists from NYSCA, focusing upon support for Composer Commissions, Dance Commissions; Film, Media and New Technology Production and Theatre Artist Commissions through the Individual Artists Program.
Posted On: March 03, 2015

Onondaga Public Library Needs Your Help!

Central Library is planning a major redesign of its space and services this year. Planning is going on now, and we want to know what you think your library should look like and offer. Please answer any or all of the questions listed below.
Posted On: March 02, 2015

Opportunities for CNY Artists

Project Summary
Posted On: February 19, 2015

Syracuse Stage Productions go Coast-to-Coast

Posted On: February 18, 2015

Race Place Being: Apartheid & Identity

Posted On: February 18, 2015

Job Opening at CFAC

Application deadline is February 28, 2015.  Priority will be given to applications submitted by February 15, 2015.
Posted On: February 10, 2015

Art on Parade: The Partnership Between Business an

BACKGROUND​: Art on Parade is an innovative platform ­ a partnership between business and arts, created by the non­profit American Rupite. It is part of the annual Parade of Homes event that showcases the best in home building, newest trends and technology.
Posted On: February 09, 2015

NY's Arts & Cultural Leaders Cheer Gov. Cuomo

Arts leaders from around the state cheered the news that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's 2015 budget proposal included a $5 million increase for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and praised the effort of NYSCA Chairman Aby Rosen, who promoted it.
Posted On: February 02, 2015

Race Place Being

Race • Place • Being is a semester-long series of performances, speakers, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities that focuses on topics of race and identity within local, national and global contexts and across different eras, times and locations.
Posted On: February 02, 2015

Three Unique Syracuse Neighborhoods

Posted On: January 21, 2015

A Little Night Music

Posted On: January 21, 2015

Symphoria Presents: "The Promise of Hope"

Posted On: January 16, 2015

10th Annual Zoo Photo Contest

Capture the excitement and be part of a fun tradition at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
Posted On: January 01, 2015

Syracuse Community Choir's Winter Solstice Concert

The Syracuse Community Choir has been singing about peace for nearly 30 years. This year their Winter Solstice Concert, Transformation, not only marks the onset of the darkest days of the calendar but brings messages of hopefulness and inclusion at a much needed time for CNY community and communities around...
Posted On: December 17, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts

CNY Arts is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $40,000 contract from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Art Works grant program. The funds will be used to support implementation of ENGAGE CNY, CNY Arts’ ten-year cultural plan to boost the livability and economic vitality...
Posted On: December 04, 2014

44th Annual Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festiv

The Syracuse Peace Council host its 44rd annual Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival, this weekend on December 6-7 (Saturday 10-5 pm and Sunday 11-5 pm) at Nottingham High School, 3100 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Admission is $2-5 sliding scale, free for under 16 and over 65.
Posted On: December 03, 2014

You Can't Stop the Beat

Posted On: December 01, 2014

The Urban Video Project Presents New Exhibition

Posted On: November 03, 2014

Explore the Different Counties in CNY

Posted On: October 24, 2014

Heath Brothers & Lincoln Tea

Posted On: October 15, 2014

SU Drama Presents: Parade

What: Production of Parade
Posted On: October 06, 2014

Steve Butler on The Campbell Conversations

CNY Arts Executive Director Steve Butler visited with Grant Reeher for Campbell Conversations on WRVO to talk about CNY Arts' ENGAGE CNY, a study that is shaping the development of a cultural plan to engage and connect arts, culture, and heritage as a way to boost regional economic vitality, attract...
Posted On: September 29, 2014

CNY Arts To Debut New Holiday Production

This December, CNY Arts will present a new holiday show for Central New York students and families, Dasher’s Magical Gift. After a 35 year run entertaining thousands of children in Central New York, CNY Arts’ annual narrated holiday ballet, The Adventures of Rudolph, has been retired.
Posted On: September 25, 2014

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Posted On: September 22, 2014

American Bear Screenings

By Clare Callahan, CNY Arts, Fall Intern 2014
Posted On: September 17, 2014

Views on the Arts

In advance of November's Congressional election, CNY Arts asked Mr. John Katko and Representative Dan Maffei to give their views on federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, on support for arts education, and on the role that arts, culture, history, and heritage play in New York's 24th...
Posted On: September 09, 2014

An Exciting Year of Arts Planned at SUNY Oswego

Posted On: September 08, 2014

Audition Notices

Posted On: September 05, 2014

Syracuse Film to Screen in Montreal International

When the Montreal International Film Festival runs on August 28, 29 & 30 the city of Syracuse will be paying extra attention to a film showing in competition there. The film, Is That You, was shot in Syracuse in 2012, and the names of Syracuse actors, crew, producers, caterers, and...
Posted On: August 27, 2014

All the World’s a Stage

The ARTSwego Performing Arts Series at SUNY Oswego has accepted the challenge by planning six dance, music and theatre events in surprising places during its 2014-15 season.
Posted On: August 13, 2014

Auditions, Announcements, Calls For Art!!

Auditions for children will be Sunday August 17 at 2:00 PM.
Posted On: August 08, 2014

All Art Tells a Story

The Art Gallery at the Tech Garden proudly presents Artists Telling Stories, a juried exhibit featuring 23 artists and more than 70 pieces of artwork.
Posted On: July 24, 2014

"From the Land" Annual Juried Regional Exhibition

Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts cordially invites all artists - painters, photographers, sculptors, etchers, lithographers, fiber artists, potters, etc. to submit their work.
Posted On: July 07, 2014

The Right Things, Right Now Marketing

As professionals working in arts, cultural and heritage organizations, we are all looking for ways to engage with new audiences, increase our members and volunteers and increase ticket sales. Marketing is tied to many of our organizational goals we have for our theaters, music festivals or arts centers.
Posted On: June 19, 2014

Share the 315 from Your POV w/ #ShowUsCNY14

Show Us CNY14 is a community-wide activity that utilizes social media and crowd-sourcing to create a colorful tapestry of life in Central New York.
Posted On: June 18, 2014

Peterboro Prepares for 22nd Civil War Weekend

Peterboro community organizations are finalizing program plans for the 22nd Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend on Saturday, June 14 from 10 am to 5 pm and on Sunday, June 15 from 10am to 4 pm.
Posted On: June 05, 2014

Create Work of Art Inspired by a Cemetery

Have you ever noticed how beautiful cemeteries are? Even better, have you ever created a work of art inspired by a cemetery? If so (or even if you’ve ‘never thought about it’), now is your chance to make it so!
Posted On: May 15, 2014

Auditions and Calls for Art

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park
Posted On: May 13, 2014

Young Frankenstein

'Young Frankenstein' hilariously heads into final weekendBy Shanna Fuld, SUNY Oswego, Sophmore writer
Posted On: May 02, 2014

Young Talent Featured at Art Opening

Young talents from Syracuse will be the featured artists, photographers and performers in Learning to See, an exhibition at Point of Contact Gallery.
Posted On: May 02, 2014

Summer Marketing/Communication Internship

Marketing/Communications Assistant - Summer
Posted On: April 30, 2014

Taste of Syracuse Poster Contest

The Taste of Syracuse in partnership with CNY Arts invited area high school students to create a design for the inaugural Taste of Syracuse Poster Contest. Taste of Syracuse and CNY Arts is proud to present the Grand Prize to Kasey Sakran, an 11th grader from Westhill High School.
Posted On: April 29, 2014

Stephen Butler Talks w/ Jim Donovan

CNY Arts Executive Director Steve Butler visited with Jim Donovan at 570 WSYR to talk about our recent ENGAGE CNY study that is shaping the development of a cultural plan to engage and connect arts, culture, and heritage as a way to boost regional economic vitality, attract visitors and increase the quality...
Posted On: April 15, 2014

Syracuse Chorale Presents Handel’s Messiah

The Syracuse Chorale will present Georg Frideric Handel’s Messiah Part II and Part III Sunday, April 13 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 310 Montgomery St., Syracuse. General admission for the 4 p.m. concert is $15. Admission for seniors and students, or for tickets purchased in advance, is $12.
Posted On: April 08, 2014

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie is the play that launched Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams’ career and is among the masterworks of the American stage. Drawn from Williams’ life, this moving play explores the illusory nature of dreams and the fragility of hope.
Posted On: April 04, 2014

Ignite the Spirit!

Kristina Starowitz, Curator and Artist in Residence at the Syracuse Tech Garden, is proud to present the 2014 spring kick-off exhibition, Ignite the Spirit! 20 Women Artists of Central New York, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 3rd 2014 at 5pm. This exhibit is in association with the WISE Symposium...
Posted On: March 27, 2014

Veterans and Recovery

Veterans and Recovery: Can Art Help the Healing Process?by Claire Staples
Posted On: March 25, 2014

Every Artist Insured

From October 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014, the Affordable Care Act will be in the “open enrollment” period. These next six months offer a unique opportunity for people in the visual and performing arts and entertainment industry to find affordable health insurance to stay healthy and creative.
Posted On: March 19, 2014

Michael Bühler-Rose: New Geographics

Light Work is pleased to announce the exhibition New Geographics, featuring the work of Michael Bühler-Rose.
Posted On: March 18, 2014

Taste of Syracuse Poster Art Contest

Galaxy Events, a unit of Galaxy Communications which owns and operates 14 radio stations in the Syracuse and Utica markets and the Taste of Syracuse, in partnership with CNY Arts announces the Call for Entry of poster designs for the inaugural Taste of Syracuse Poster Contest.
Posted On: March 17, 2014

OMOT Lunch Postponed

Due to the forecast for significant snow and extreme temperatures on the way for Wednesday and Thursday, the On My Own Time luncheon has been postponed for one week. It is now rescheduled to Thursday, March 20, 12:30 pm, at Coleman's Restaurant.
Posted On: March 12, 2014

A Musical to Delight Everyone's Sweet Tooth

CNY Arts Center in Fulton., New York presents Willy Wonka, Jr.
Posted On: March 06, 2014

A Sexy, Fun and Hilarious Broadway Hit

Chinglish is Tony Award-Winning playwright David Henry Hwang’s hilarious new comedy about the misadventures of miscommunication. It tells the story of an American businessman, Daniel Cavanaugh, who travels to a bustling Chinese province looking to score a lucrative contract in properly translated signs.
Posted On: March 03, 2014

Cooking Shows, Auditions and RFPs

The International Wizard of Oz Club, Inc. in collaboration with the Manlius Library of Central New York is requesting art work for an exhibition in conjunction with the 36th Annual Oz-Stravaganza in Chittenango, New York. This exhibition will focus on original art work created in celebration of author L.
Posted On: February 27, 2014

The Acting Company Visits SUNY Oswego

For the first time in 40 years, The Acting Company performs the classic Shakespeare play, “Hamlet” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Waterman Theater of Tyler Hall. The following night at 7:30 p.m. on the same stage with same actors, The Acting Company presents a different perspective of...
Posted On: February 25, 2014

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival

AUBURN, N.Y. – It has been so cold, for so long, but the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is selling a little bit of summer.
Posted On: February 14, 2014

Save the Rain Barrel Painting Contest

Onondaga County's Save the Rain program invites youth and adults to participate in the Save the Rain Barrel Painting Contest.
Posted On: February 11, 2014

Getting to Know You at 601 Tully

In a part of Syracuse that is working toward resurgence, springs a flower in the concrete at 601 Tully Art Gallery. Getting to Know You, the new featured exhibition, focuses on human interaction and communication. In addition to providing Syracuse with stimulating art, intellectual nourishment and engaging entertainment, 601 Tully...
Posted On: February 10, 2014

Call for Artists

ArtRage Gallery, in Syracuse, New York, is pleased to announce a call to artists for a juried exhibition to be held from September 6 to October 18, 2014.
Posted On: February 03, 2014

Upcoming Auditions in CNY

The Auburn Players Community TheatreThe Auburn Players Community Theatre invites actors and actresses of all ages, types and ethnicities, to audition for Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning book To Kill a Mockingbird.
Posted On: January 31, 2014

A Look Back at 2013

CNY Arts made great strides in 2013 as it continued to serve as a regional arts council for six counties: Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego. We cover 6000 square miles and serve over one million residents as we promote, support, and celebrate Central New York's arts, culture, history,...
Posted On: January 23, 2014

Cortland Repertory Theatre's 43rd Season

Cortland Repertory Theatre, one of New York State’s longest running professional summer theatres, announced their 43rd annual season for the summer of 2014. 
Posted On: January 21, 2014

Discounted Admission During Snow Leopard Days

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is open year-round, and winter is a fantastic time to visit! Outdoor exhibits feature animals chosen for their ability to adapt to the region’s climate. Prefer warmer temperatures? Sixty percent of exhibits are indoors, making the zoo a great destination even on cold and snowy days.
Posted On: January 02, 2014

Experience the Magic of the Holiday Arts in CNY

Shanna FuldEditorial Assistant 
Posted On: December 17, 2013

CNY Playhouse Auditions!

Central New York Playhouse is looking to fill all roles in this classic American Drama. Death of a Salesman runs for 10 performances March 7-22, 2014. Rehearsals will start early February. No preparation is necessary, actors will be asked to read sides from the script.
Posted On: November 25, 2013

Gingerbread Houses Return to the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal Museum hosts the 28th Annual Gingerbread Gallery.
Posted On: November 21, 2013

Exploring New Sounds and Ancient Traditions

Composer and sound artist Bora Yoon brings an evening of musical exploration to SUNY Oswego's Sheldon Hall ballroom tonight at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. 
Posted On: November 15, 2013

Point of Contact Gallery Celebrates Grand Opening

Point of Contact celebrates the opening of its new location at the Warehouse Building (350 W Fayette St) with a tango-themed event “Tango-Opera” on November 15. The event will feature Tango, a signature piece in the Point of Contact Art Collection, and a live performance by soprano Catalina Cuervo, the...
Posted On: November 12, 2013

Syracuse University @ Downtown

Art meets technology in pioneering ways in a new facility opening November 4 in the AXA Equitable Tower, downtown Syracuse on the Connective Corridor.
Posted On: November 04, 2013

Be Part of Poetry Out Loud

Regional Competition will be held at Onondaga Community College on February 11, 2014.
Posted On: November 01, 2013

On My Own Time

Over 200 people attended the CNY Arts 40th annual On My Own Time finale exhibit at the Everson Museum of Art on September 20. New York State Senator John DeFrancisco, Deputy County Executive William P. Fisher, and Mayor Stephanie Miner each spoke in honor of the amateur artists whose works...
Posted On: October 28, 2013

“Wisdom () and Other Things”

By Shanna FuldEditorial AssistantOctober 18, 2013
Posted On: October 24, 2013

The Affordable Care Act & Your NonProfit

If your nonprofit has fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees, then it might be eligible for a perk that has been largely overlooked but could yield a cash refund from the IRS.
Posted On: October 21, 2013

Keynote Speakers Announced

Two of New York State’s leading experts in tourism marketing and heritage sites will be keynote speakers at the Oct. 22 Visitor Readiness Workshop for museums, historic sites and cultural organizations.
Posted On: October 15, 2013

“A Little Murder Never Hurts Anybody” Audition

Auditions for Rome Community Theater’s production of “A Little Murder Never Hurts Anybody”
Posted On: October 15, 2013

CNY Arts Welcomes Colleen Prossner

Colleen is presently the Executive Director at the Catherine Cummings Theatre at Cazenovia College and has been in this position since 2001. Colleen sits on the Cazenovia Arts and Heritage Alliance, a group of like-minded organizations in the Cazenovia area, promoting culture and arts to the surrounding communities.
Posted On: October 10, 2013

CNY Arts Welcomes Peter Dunn

CNY Arts Newest Board Member
Posted On: October 09, 2013

Covey Theatre Auditions

The Covey Theatre Company will hold auditions for their original holiday musical "All I Want for Christmas Is...!" Friday night, 10/11 from 6:00-7:30 PM at the RedHouse Arts Center, 201 S. West Street.
Posted On: October 08, 2013

Searching for that Perfect Unique Holiday Gift?

Then you're in luck because this weekend is the 2nd Annual Little York Fall Fiber Arts Festival.
Posted On: October 08, 2013

Bring Bucket Filling Fairy to Your School

The new play Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead uses humor, heart, and larger-than-life characters to teach students the concepts of Bucket Filling and Bucket Dipping. Based on Carol McCloud's award-winning books, the play tells the story of Trey, a 4th grade student who learns...
Posted On: September 26, 2013

The Melody of China

East will meet West when Melody of China performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in SUNY Oswego's Waterman Theatre.
Posted On: September 10, 2013

Join Mohawk Valley Choral Society

The Mohawk Valley Choral Society begins rehearsals for its 32nd season on September 9 at 7:00 pm in room 229 of Johnson Hall on the campus of Herkimer County Community College.
Posted On: September 06, 2013

ArtRage Gallery Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Celebrating our 5th Anniversary, ArtRage Gallery brings COMBAT PAPER back to Syracuse! An earlier version of this exhibit featuring images on paper made out of shredded combat uniforms was our Grand Opening exhibition in October 2008.
Posted On: September 04, 2013

We Need Your Help!

CNY Arts is seeking input from residents in six Central New York counties as part of a new initiative to promote and develop the area’s culture, arts, history, and heritage resources for both residents and tourists. Engage CNY is a year-long project that will result in a master cultural plan for...
Posted On: August 30, 2013

I’ll Be Back Before Midnight

Cortland Repertory Theatre wraps up their 42nd annual summer season with the regional premiere of the thriller/comedy I’ll Be Back Before Midnight by Peter Colley opening on Wednesday, August 28th. 
Posted On: August 27, 2013

Not Going to the Fair this Weekend?

Not going to opening weekend at the the New York State Fair? Well there's plenty more to do here in Central New York. Here are 5 things you, your friends and your family can enjoy this weekend. 1. Skaneateles Festival This summertime favorite continue into its third weekend. Friday night features Earth, Winds, and Fire,...
Posted On: August 23, 2013

International Art to be Focus of Upcoming Season

The 2013-2014 season for SU Art Galleries features international art and artists. The exhibitions highlight contemporary, historic and ethnographic art from around the globe. Included in the programming will be artwork from the University’s vast permanent Art Collection, including an important recent gift to the collection, in addition to loaned...
Posted On: August 20, 2013

Trees: Symbols of Powerful Experiences

Call SummaryThe 2013 Artist-in-Residence and Curator at The Tech Garden, Maria Rizzo is proud to present "Trees: Symbols of Powerful Experiences," a juried art and poetry competition that will explore the history of the symbolism of trees and their role in today's environment.
Posted On: August 10, 2013

Celebrating 40 artists & 40 Years

Light Work is pleased to announce the celebration of its 40th anniversary with the opening of the exhibition “40 Artists / 40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection,” featuring work by artists Carrie Mae Weems, Cindy Sherman, John Gossage, James Casebere, Jim Goldberg, Dawoud Bey, Fazal Sheikh and Hank...
Posted On: July 31, 2013

Experience Video Games in a New Way!

Video games have been a part of American culture for over 30 years, will take over the Everson Museum of Art and the Landmark Theatre this fall in a double-dose of art, action, and awesome acoustics!
Posted On: July 26, 2013

The Future of Arts and Culture in CNY

CNY Arts wants to hear from you! As part of ENGAGE CNY, we are conducting facilitated forums for arts, culture, and heritage groups across our region, as well as for individual artists, historians, and culture providers.These forums focus on the needs of local artists, the future of arts and culture...
Posted On: July 15, 2013

"Arts Means Business" Breakfast Presentation

Why should business leaders attend?
Posted On: July 03, 2013

Musical Memorial Service for Richard McKee

Syracuse Opera's musical memorial service will celebrate the life and operatic legacy of Richard McKee, internally renowned bass, stage director and former Artistic Director of Syracuse Opera for 17 years. Performers are drawn from the many artists whose lives were touched by McKee's mentorship and friendship during his lifelong musical career.
Posted On: July 03, 2013

Two Row Wampum Festival on Onondaga Lake

The Two Row Wampum Festival, the main Syracuse event for the statewide Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign is set for Tuesday, July 2 from 12 noon to 9 pm at Willow Bay on the north end of Onondaga Lake.
Posted On: June 26, 2013

Help the Stanley Theater in Utica

The Stanley is hosting an open forum, giving area residents the opportunity to share their ideas and suggestions for future events and programs on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:00-7:00 PM at the Stanley’s Adirondack Bank Grand Lobby, 259 Genesee Street in Utica.
Posted On: June 24, 2013

OCC Announces 2013-14 Legend of Jazz Series

Posted On: June 21, 2013

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story"

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to “Rave On!” with its debut production of the international musical sensation “BUDDY – The Buddy Holly Story”. Performances of this hit rock and roll musical will run from June 19 – July 6 with evening performances at 7:30.
Posted On: June 12, 2013

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park Summer Exhibition

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park is pleased to announce its summer exhibition William Benson Abstracting Realism. The exhibition, is sponsored by Jim and Pamela McDonough and The Pluff Hooley Black Group at Morgan Stanley, and will run from Thursday, June 13 through Sunday, July 28 in the John and Virginia...
Posted On: June 11, 2013

CNY Arts in the Media

CNY Arts in the Media
Posted On: June 06, 2013

CNY Arts & Syracuse Conventions and Visitors Burea

CNY Arts, Inc., the Syracuse Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the IDEAS Collaborative are launching a one-year collaborative marketing campaign to raise awareness of Central New York’s vibrantly diverse arts and cultural community. Beginning in May, the goal of the campaign is to position CNY as an ideal arts and...
Posted On: June 03, 2013

Celebrate 40 Years at Syracuse Stage

Broadway actress and Syracuse University alumna Julia Murney performs at Syracuse Stage’s 40th Anniversary Gala on Friday, June 14 in the Schine Student Center on the Syracuse University campus.
Posted On: June 03, 2013

Dance & Drum in Wescott Nation

Wacheva Cultural Arts, a local not-for-profit organization rooted in the heart of the Westcott Nation, is celebrating its community classes of multicultural dance, drum and fitness in an evening performance on Saturday, June 8th at 7 p.m.
Posted On: June 01, 2013

Everson Museum News

Everson After HoursThe Everson is excited to announce that thanks to the generosity of Open Atelier Architects of Syracuse, the Everson will be offering “Everson After Hours” - extended hours on every Thursday evening from 5 – 8 p.m., beginning April 18, 2013.
Posted On: May 24, 2013

Win Tickets to "An Iliad"

Win tickets for the May 23 performance of An Iliad and join Syracuse Stage before the performance for Happy Hour.
Posted On: May 18, 2013

Meet-the-Artists Reception at Sculpture Space

Members of the public are invited to attend a free Works-in-Progress Reception on Wednesday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the Sculpture Space Studio, 12 Gates Street, Utica. The reception provides an opportunity for local residents and supporters of the organization to meet current artists-in-residence, view their artwork...
Posted On: May 14, 2013

The Conjurer Book Launch

The Downtown Writers Center invites the public to the book launch for Jennifer Pashley's new collection of short stories, The Conjurer, on Friday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m., 340 Montgomery Street, downtown Syracuse. The reading and reception are free and open to the public and copies of The Conjurer will...
Posted On: May 09, 2013

St. David's Celebration of the Arts

Posted On: May 09, 2013

Call for Entries Artists, Artisans & Photographers

Posted On: May 08, 2013

SU Drama Announces 2013-14 Season

Syracuse University’s Department of Drama (SU Drama) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 2013-14 season. Offerings include the fantastical musical Seussical, Brian Friel’s Irish drama Translations, the beloved family classic A Christmas Carol (a co-production with Syracuse Stage), David Mamet’s Tony-nominated Hollywood satire Speed-the-Plow, Bertolt Brecht’s...
Posted On: May 07, 2013

What We are Reading - May 6

Check out these articles and posts gathered from around the web on issues related to the world of arts.
Posted On: May 06, 2013

A Verdi Requiem Weekend

The Arts at Grace, SUNY Cortland’s Department of Performing Arts, and the McNeil Development Company present two gala performances of the magnificent Verdi Requiem at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 5.  Both concerts are in the former United Community Church at 19...
Posted On: April 30, 2013

Siobah Fallon-Hogan to Visit Le Moyne College

Posted On: April 02, 2013

Syracuse Opera Closes Season with a Wedding

Syracuse Opera invites Central New York audiences to the wedding of the century – the 18th century that is – when it closes its 2012-2013 mainstage opera season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro, on Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m.
Posted On: March 28, 2013

Filmmakers Wanted for On Screen/In Person

On Screen/In Person Now Accepting Filmmaker Submissions and Host Site Applications!
Posted On: March 26, 2013

On My Own Time: Celebrating 40 Years in CNY

CNY Arts invite your company to participate in the 40th anniversary edition of the CNY Arts award-winning visual arts program for business, On My Own Time! This unique program, a recipient of two national awards, was initiated in 1974 in cooperation with the Everson Museum of Art to help local businesses...
Posted On: February 22, 2013

Elizabeth Lane joins CNY Arts

CNY Arts is very pleased to announce that Elizabeth Lane, our long-time Administrative Intern and Administrative & Regrant Support staffer, has accepted the position of Decentralization (DEC) Coordinator. Elizabeth has been integral to the execution of the last two Decentralization grant cycles and an invaluable asset in the operations of...
Posted On: February 12, 2013

CNY Arts Receives Economic Development Grant

Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council (REDC), and the New York State Council on the Arts have awarded $150,000 to CNY Arts in support of the IDEAS Collaborative. The Initiative to Develop and Engage Audiences and Services (IDEAS) is a partnership between arts organizations, local funders,...
Posted On: December 21, 2012

The Best of NAMP – IDEAS Collaborative Seminar

Get sticky, the new normal of participatory engagement, rocking out with social media – these were just some of the topics
Posted On: December 10, 2012

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