Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
Check out our grant page for our upcoming grant guidelines, applications and deadlines! ...  Read more
A grant writing workshop will be offered in August and Sept! No Fee, Registration required....  Read more
Save the date for our annual Ithaca Artists Market. Friday, August 11, 2pm to 8pm...  Read more
An invite to community members to support local arts advocacy through CAP. ...  Read more
It's colorful and informative. ...  Read more
Come to the CAP ArtSpace! The July Exhibit is the annual Group Exhibit where you can see all Art Trail artists' work in one place! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Dorothy Cotton Jubilee singers board member David Caughey says "We are so grateful to the Community Arts Partnership for their GAP Grant funding over the past four years that has helped us grow to the vibrant organization we are today!"

DCJS is a community chorus dedicated to the preservation and performance of the Negro Spiritual.  The Negro Spiritual has an honored place in American History as the earliest form of American music. Through this music we hear the voice of an uniquely American experience -- the perseverance and triumph of an oppressed people through its indomitable spirit as well as an incomparable ability to sing through its anguish with steadfast faith and unparalleled joy and sorrow. It is the mission of the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers to raise their voices once again in these words and harmonies and to reach for the redemptive powers found in...  Read more