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
Inspiration, Events, Features! ...  Read more
Hugo Medina's gorgeous large scale "Portraits" in the CAP ArtSpace through January 30th. Or see it on your screen!...  Read more
Take a look at our latest grant recipients. ...  Read more
Specific Opportunity Grants are for artists or arts organizations....  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Clockmaker Arts

(2021 Specific Opportunity Stipend and Creative Recovery Fund)

Clockmaker Arts is an Ithaca-based theatre, film and artistic training studio founded by Artistic Director, Elizabeth Seldin (left - taken backstage at the State Theatre).

They do a little bit of everything--productions, teaching, theatre, and film, all designed to empower individuals through creative expression in a process oriented, trauma informed and courageously healing approach.

“It’s not what we do, it’s how we do it,” Elizabeth said in an interview with CAP Ithaca College intern, Aldi Alvarez. We do project based work, and we also have theatre classes and training workshops. But mostly it’s about working with individual artists or a group of artists on projects by helping them cultivate healthy practices within collaboration, as well as empowering practices...  Read more