Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
See all of our events, grant deadlines, and workshops....  Read more
These workshops are multiple session, designed to not just teach, but to make sure you accomplish! ...  Read more
And come to Gallery Night on Friday, January 6th!...  Read more
We've got guidelines available (due on February 3rd) for our Juried Group Exhibit!...  Read more
Welcome to 2017 at CAP. ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Sam Buggeln arrived in Ithaca from NYC and founded “The Cherry Arts”, a new theatre company focused on very local and very global works! In addition to creating work, the company is currently building The Cherry Artspace, a new performance venue which will be located at 102 Cherry Street on the banks of the Cayuga Inlet on Ithaca’s West End.

Sam says: As a new organization in Ithaca, The Cherry Arts has been knocked out by the enthusiasm and support CAP has offered. They have introduced us to terrific collaborators, and their grants have enabled us to make work at a higher level than we had imagined for our first years.

I personally received a CAP Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS) grant for travel to the Fence International Theatre Conference in Istanbul. This was an amazing networking...  Read more