Cultural Partner Directory

Welcome to The ARTS Council’s Cultural Partner Directory! Our Cultural Partners are invaluable partners in the fulfillment of The ARTS Council’s mission, to enhance quality-of-life in our communities through the direct and indirect support of the arts. Find organizations that bring quality art and cultural programming to our region, champion the arts in our schools, collaborate with local and regional agencies to increase cultural tourism, and maintain active dialogue on issues impacting regional arts and cultural development right here! Become a Cultural Partner of The ARTS Council. Learn how to become a cultural partnerhere.

    • 171 Cedar Arts Center
      Corning, NY – 171 Cedar Arts Center is a dynamic organization which enriches the community by: offering excellent arts instruction; exhibiting today’s artists; presenting live performances.
    • Alfred University, Miller Performing Arts Center
      Alfred, NY – The Miller Performing Arts Center provides a home for theater, dance and music programs, as well as serving as a cultural focal point for the region.
    • American Dance Asylum
      Corning, NY – a performing arts producing and service organization that connects artists with communities, including but not limited to New York State, for the purpose of supporting the work of creative artists and improving the quality of life in the communities that we involve.
    • Arnot Art Museum
      Elmira, NY – The mission of the Arnot Art Museum is to preserve the original collection of Matthias H. Arnot and, with a primary focus on representational art, to collect and exhibit works of art possessing the highest quality, merit, enduring worth and interest.
    • Bedcat Studios at the Glass Menagerie
      Corning, NY – Art gallery in Corning, NY featuring work by locally and nationally known artists.
    • Cantata Singers
      Elmira, NY – A community-based choral organization dedicated to providing local residents the opportunity to perform, or listen to (or both), great classical choral works.
    • Card Carrying Books & Gifts
    • Centre Stage Community Theatre
    • Chemung County Library District
    • Chemung County Historical Society
      Elmira, NY – Seeks to deepen our audiences understanding of the past and the role of history in our futures.
    • Clemens Center
      Elmira, NY – The Clemens Center’s purpose is to enhance the quality of life for all the region’s residents by providing a diversity of excellent performing arts programs in a superior facility.
    • Common Time Choral Group
      Elmira, NY –  A non-profit professional choral group from Elmira, NY committed to performing three free concerts each year, as well as to performing around the community as a service to the area’s residents.
    • Community Arts of Elmira
      Elmira, NY – An arts and cultural organization that encourages creative expression through arts education classes, workshops, exhibitions, events and public art.
    • Corning Area Community Concert Band
      Corning, NY – The band plays concerts throughout the community, at festivals, schools, churches, nursing facilities as well as marching in many of the local area parades.
    • Corning Museum of Glass
    • Corning-Painted Post Civic Music Association
      Corning, NY – A non-profit organization dedicated to presenting some of the premier musical talent of today and the rising stars of tomorrow in a world-class live performance venue.
    • Corning-Painted Post Historical Society
      Corning, NY – We believe the best way to learn about history is to experience it firsthand.
    • Corning’s Gaffer District
    • Crystal Chords
    • Dormann Library
      Bath, NY – We have been serving the village of Bath, New York and surrounding areas, since 1869, when the first Bath Library Association was formed.
    • Elmira College
    • Elmira Downtown Development
      Elmira, NY – To continually enhance the environment of Elmira’s downtown and all its merchant districts through programs, promotions, and seasonal events>.
    • Elmira Little Theatre
      Elmira, NY – An established, self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting theater arts in the Twin Tiers by providing diverse, high-quality entertainment while offering opportunities for community involvement and education.
    • Elmira Regional Art Society
      Elmira, NY – To encourage and contribute to the members’ development in the visual arts by maintaining high standards for its exhibiting members; providing venues to show their work; and fostering appreciation for diverse schools of thought and expression.
    • Endless Mountain Music Festival
      Wellsboro, PA – To bring world-renowned musicians to our community of northern Pennsylvania and southern New York to enrich the cultural, economic and educational life of the Twin Tiers region.
    • Erlacher Steuben Glass Collection
    • Finger Lakes Boating Museum
      Hammondsport, NY – A museum that would preserve the boating heritage of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State.
    • Finger Lakes Film Society
    • Finger Lakes Pottery Tour
      Ithaca, NY – The Finger Lakes Pottery Tour was established to highlight some of the regions finest ceramic artists as well as to foster an appreciation for clay and pottery as an art form.
    • Franklin Street Gallery and Gift Shop
      Watkins Glen, NY – The Franklin Street Gallery was established to promote the arts in Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, and the surrounding area and to encourage the participation of artists from diverse backgrounds and life experiences.
    • Friends of Chemung County Library District
    • Friends of the Chemung River Watershed
      Elmira, NY – Your community connection for everything related to the beautiful Chemung River, its tributaries, and the trails and grounds surrounding the river.
    • Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library
      Corning, NY – The Friends organization aims to promote the resources, services and needs of the Library. The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that helps to provide programs and services at the Library.
    • Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery
      Elmira, NY – Dedicated to preserving the historical integrity and conserving the natural beauty of the cemetery.
    • Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center
    • Hands-On Glass Studio
    • Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes
    • Hornell Area Family YMCA
    • Hornell Arts Council
    • Horseheads Historical Society
    • International Motor Racing Research Center
      Watkins Glen, NY – To be the world-class leader in the collection of materials representing the documentary heritage of amateur and professional motor racing, highlighting Sports Car, Formula 1, NASCAR, and vintage and Historic racing.
    • Jilly Makes Pots
    • Kaleidoscope Society
      Corning, NY – Office | Class | Event space available to the community with easy affordable access. The development of a network of mentors to facilitate local economic development.
    • Keuka Lake Art Association
      Hammondsport, NY – The Hammondsport Art Show, the oldest outdoor art show in the Finger Lakes, is a fine art show in the heart of the Finger Lakes of New York of artists and student artists’ work.
    • Keuka Lake Players
      Hammondsport, NY – A rural community theater group formed to inspire community involvement in every aspect of live theater.
    • The Kirby Band
    • Link Movement Art Center
      Elmira, NY – LMAC provides a beautiful atmosphere and equipped space in which to hold workshops, classes, community based programs, and any somatic or movement based activity.
    • Mansfield University Department of Art
    • The Mark Twain Chorus
    • Montour Falls Library
    • Muse of Fire Theatre at CCC 
    • New Heights Dance Theater
      Elmira, NY – To make a positive difference in the lives of children and young adults; helping them to achieve their dreams through development skills that facilitate achievement and success.
    • Newark Valley Historical Society
    • Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes
      Corning, NY – Our region’s leading resource for classical music by offering quality programming, performances, and education.
    • Rabbit Row Yarns & Haberdashery
      Corning, NY – The only sustainably-sourced needle and fiber craft product shop in the region tailored for knitters, crocheters, weavers, dyers, spinners, felters and stitchers of all kinds. Offering minimally processed fiber products from US companies, farms, mills and dyers. Our shop is in the middle of fiber-rich New York State. We take pride in having a large selection of locally-sourced fiber products that keep the viability of both our environment and the producers in mind.
    • Rafael Grigorian Ballet Theatre
      Horseheads, NY – A non-profit ballet company dedicated to bringing classical ballet performances to the Southern Tier of New York State, under the artistic direction of ballet master Rafael Grigorian.
    • The Rockwell Museum
      Corning, NY – To use our collection to stimulate and engage our visitors, both within the Museum and within the greater Corning community.
    • Satyavani Fine Art Studio – My Goal is to inspire people through art.  My art is not genre specific.  They are my dreams and emotions executed with finesse.
    • Southeast Steuben County Library
      Corning, NY – Provides free and open access to collections, electronic resources and innovative services which anticipate, support and respond to the ever-changing informational, cultural and leisure needs of all people within our community.
    • State of the Art Gallery
      Ithaca, NY – A non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the cultural and economic vitality of the community by bringing contemporary art exhibits to Ithaca
    • Studio LMG
    • Tanglewood Nature Center
      Elmira, NY – To lead and support education and preservation efforts in our region to achieve a heightened awareness, understanding, enjoyment, and caring for our natural environment.
    • Thursday Morning Musicales
      Elmira, NY – To stimulate the serious study of music among its members and to advance the interests of music in Elmira.
    • Twin Tiers Five Rivers Fly Fishing International
      Based in Big Flats, NY, we are the Fly Fishers International chapter for the Twin Tiers of NY and PA.
    • Valley Folk Music
      Corning, NY – Valley Folk is more than just a concert series – it is a community of people sharing an interest in the preservation of traditional music and related arts. Listeners and musicians alike can find a comfortable place in volunteer activities, sharing music during a jam, or in a dish-to-pass supper before a concert.
    • Vitrix Hot Glass Studio
    • Waterman Center for the Arts
    • West End Gallery 
      Corning, NY – West End Gallery is a family owned and operated fine arts gallery celebrating over 40 years in business.  The Gallery exhibits artwork by more than 60 talented regional artists working in a variety of mediums. Free Admission.
    • Women’s Chorale of Corning
    • Wooly Minded
    • Zest 4 Art