Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
For 29 years, the Community Arts Partnership's grants, events, and programs have been a driving force behind the vibrant arts community of Ithaca and Tompkins County! ...  Read more
Starts Friday! Low priced vintage donated art. Come on by. ...  Read more
Take a look at our latest grant recipients. ...  Read more
Live Events, Visual Art, Functional Art, Books. Check it out and Shop Local! ...  Read more
Read about donor Emily, owner of The Frame Shop on Buffalo Street!...  Read more
Three grants for artists and art programs due in December. More Grant Writing Workshops in November! ...  Read more
Read our latest ArtsLetter with feature, events and news! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Specific Opportunity Stipend Grant Recipient

THIS Is Ithaca is a podcast, created by Marietta Synodis and Florenz Gilly, that celebrates and explores the culture of Ithaca through interviews and personal accounts of the people that make this city what it is.

“Each episode is an audio portrait of a member or members of this community,” Marietta Synodis says in an interview about THIS Is Ithaca and the process of starting it. Currently, there are 6 episodes in the podcast, each one focusing on different peoples, from bus drivers to dry cleaners to their most recent episode showcasing Ithaca's mayor. (P.S. FYI: the 7th episode will be released on Dec. 8.)

“In 2019, we interviewed over 30 people,” Marietta remembers. “Each episode is 10-15 minutes of just the person speaking...  Read more