The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council) is thrilled to announce this year’s New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Support for Artists, Support for Organizations, and Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship grantees. Each year, The ARTS Council supports regional artists and organizations through fiscal sponsorship and technical assistance. Nine […]
The ARTS Council has reached our $1 Million Endowment Goal! Thank you to all who donated. The endowment fund that you made a reality will support regional art making in perpetuity. View the complete list of our supporters here. On Thursday, October 12 we took the opportunity to celebrate this momentous achievement with our amazing […]
The ARTS Council mourns the passing of Lynn Dates, a creative force in the Elmira-Corning region. Lynn’s sharp mind and gentle spirit leave a hole in the fabric of our lives, but her courage and loyalty will always be an inspiration to those who knew her. Please use this opportunity to tell your friends that you love them. They […]
Congratulations to the ten local artists who have received NYSCA funding through the Support for Artists Grants and Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeships. The ARTS Council is ecstatic to help sponsor eight community members and support one staff member and her master artist who received these prestigious awards. These funds are awarded by The […]
Twelve local artists sponsored by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes received significant grant funding from a new State program designed to help the arts community recover from the impact of COVID.
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes congratulates Hayden Haynes and Richard Koski for being named 2021 NYSCA/ NYFA Artist Fellows in the category of Folk and Traditional Arts. Hayden Haynes is a Seneca bone, antler and stone carver living in Cattaraugus, NY. His carvings are, in his words, “an expression of Haudenosuanee […]
Teaching Artist grants support sequential, arts education projects for K-12 students through in-school or after-school projects. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. The application deadline is Friday, October 18, 2019. More information can be found on the Teaching Artist grant page. Individual Artist grants support individual artists who plan to create new work in […]
The Attorney General has opened an official investigation into NYCharities.org after it’s website was deemed unresponsive and charity status marked revoked last month. Attorney General Letitia James states, “Leaving New York’s charitable organizations high and dry by denying them what they are owed is unacceptable. My office is launching this investigation because we remain committed […]
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes received a grant from the Corning Foundation. The Vibrant Community Grant is an employee directed initiative. Thank you, Andrew Banks!