Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
If you are interested in learning about how to take your art and instruction into the schools from award winning artist Holly Adams, TAKE THIS! ...  Read more
with Zee Zahava. Writing in Response to the Work in the March CAP ArtSpace exhibit. ...  Read more
Applications are due on 3/9. The fee has been reduced and you can join even if you don't have a studio! ...  Read more
This workshop is three sessions with everything you need to know, including role play practice to sell tons of your work easily and happily. ...  Read more
June is our annual group exhibit. Apply now! ...  Read more
Check out our Specific Opportunity Stipend for artists! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Leanora Erica Mims (Erica) offers a wonderful example of the positive impact that receiving a CAP grant can have.

As a fabric artist, Erica’s recent work of boldly patterned quilts tell the story of the rich historical and oral tradition of textiles from Ghana and Gambia.  Early in 2017 she received our Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS) and used that grant as a springboard to launch herself into a year of art, connections, and opportunities.  She finished 2017 applying for, and being awarded, a CAP Arts Education grant!

“I have been on cloud nine since I got notification of the Arts Education grant. I have been truly empowered to deal with issues that have caused me personal trauma, and am blessed to be able to make a difference in the way I help students. Art binds us, creates community, and helps us to see that...  Read more