Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
6 artists would love you to visit them in their studios. ...  Read more
Her "TouchDrawings" exhibit will also feature an arist talk on the 13th! ...  Read more
Come to Susan's talk to learn all about her TouchDrawing practice, and her exhibit. 4pm to 5:30pm...  Read more
with current poet Laureate Melissa Tuckey. 6 sessions start on the 19th. Read all about it! ...  Read more
"Specific Opportunity Stipends' for local artist opportunities taking place between May and December ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

A Ripple Effect 

We love our work of funding local artists! Local musician Elisa S. Keeler stands out as the recipient of three CAP grants this past year. She's the recipient a 2019 and 2020 Arts Education Grant, a Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS), and is one of only two recipients of a 2020 Artist in Community Grant - all three for work that Elisa does at Southside Community Center. 

She reports that It is deeply gratifying to see the ripple effects of our work with Southside program! Together we so clearly have made a difference in helping to build bridges and uplift a marginalized populationMany lives are affected as a result of the work we are able to bring forth with CAP's support. 

Elisa's career is multi-faceted. She's a performing singer, songwriter,...  Read more