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 […]
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Announcing the 2020 Community Arts, Teaching Artist, & Individual Artist Grants!
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 […]
Attorney General Investigates NYCharities.Org!
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 Receives Vibrant Community Grant
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!
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Awards $86,000 in Grants to Artists and Organizations in Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga Counties
Corning, NY, March 21, 2016 – The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is pleased to announce recipients of the 2016 Community Arts, Public School Teaching Artist, and Artist Crossroads grant programs. Thirty-eight area artists and organizations will receive a total of […]
Art in the Park Taste of Olean
Jul 24 11am-5pm Art in the Park Taste of Olean Come Soak Up the Art and Savor the Flavors Regional artists and artisans will be exhibiting and selling their work at the 67th annual Art in the Park on Sunday, July 24 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. presented by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council simultaneously with the Taste of […]
The ARTS Council Awards $70,800 in Grants
Corning, NY, June 19, 2014 – The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is pleased to announce recipients of the 2014 Decentralization (DEC) grant programs. The ARTS Council administers the Decentralization Grant program with funds provided by NYSCA. Founded in 1978 following the mandate […]