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CAP was founded in 1990 to act as an advocate for the arts, serve the public by providing services and resources for county artists and arts organizations, and encourage collaboration among arts, education, business, civic and government organizations.Learn more

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CAP ArtSpace Gallery



The CAP ArtSpace Gallery is a multi-use space for the exhibit of works by local artists. A new exhibit hangs monthly throughout the year.

Receptions are on First Friday Gallery Nights! For more information about all Gallery Night locations, visit www.gallerynightithaca.com

Location: 171 The Commons (171 E. State/MLK Jr. Street, Ithaca, NY 14850) Enter "Center Ithaca" via the Visitor Center on the Commons. 
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6:00pm, Sunday, noon to 5:00pm

OCTOBER

TWO EVENTS AT ONCE: Gallery Night, October 3, 5pm to 8pm

In the CAP ArtSpace: Clarissa Plank "Overrun"
a series of reduction woodcut prints that investigate the fear and fascination we feel when faced with the natural environment. Insects epitomize this complicated relationship because of their duality; they can induce nightmares, and function as fashionable, pleasing designs at the same time. "I choose to depict insect pests that I am familiar with from growing up in the northeast: these insects are known to farmers, gardeners and residents in this region."

Thank you to the Chemung Canal Trust Company for sponsoring our October exhibit! Chemung Canal Trust Company has been building relationships in the region since 1883 (with four locations in Tompkins County).  www.chemungcanal.com

In the CAP Office: CAP-a-PALOOZA SALE
Doors open at 5pm. Hundreds of art pieces have been donated for this CAP fundraiser. All work is $25 each on October 3 and 4. On October 5, all work will be $20 each. The CAP office is located beyond the CAP ArtSpace. (Exit the rear door of the ArtSpace and you'll see the CAP office on your left.) More information at www.artspartner.org (Note: artists can donate work up until October 2.

 

NOVEMBER

Gallery Night: Friday, November 7, 5pm to 8pm

Cornell University Student Show
Identity and Global Lens
Cornell students taking Professor Jean Locey's class "Photography: Identity and the Global Lens" will exhibit recent work. The class Investigates visual representation of identity in contemporary culture while considering the impact of global perspectives on the understanding and interpretation of self through the lens of race, gender, geography.
(Work by Natani Notah)

A big thanks for The Computing Center in Ithaca for sponsoring this exhibit and for sharing in our commitment to supporting local artists.  Visit their website at www.compcenter.com to learn about their products and services.   

 

DECEMBER

Gallery Night: Friday, December 5, 5pm to 8pm

Don Ellis
Outdoor mobiles
"A mobile needs to be neither a weathervane nor a whirligig. It needs to be ambiguous relative to the wind. Then it will be interesting to watch and it will be involved in its venue. The movement of each piece relative to the other pieces should be unpredictable. Then its encounter with shadows, its screening of objects behind, and its color variations will be unpredictable."