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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

Call for Graphic Designer

The Project
Posted On: April 14, 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

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

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

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

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

Leatherstocking Ballet Has a New Home

Posted On: August 24, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Auditions, Announcements, Calls For Art!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Arts Means Business" Breakfast Presentation

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

Call for Entries Artists, Artisans & Photographers

Posted On: May 08, 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