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
Read our latest ArtsLetter ...  Read more
Visit studios, enjoy virtual event, see group exhibit - see visit  Read more
Check them out on our Spring Writes Literary Festival event page. ...  Read more
We have 5 upcoming CAP grant programs and free workshops about our grants & grant writing advice. ...  Read more
Greater Ithaca Art Trail Group Exhibit. And you can see the exhibit online as well! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

(2021 "Grants for Arts Programs"  & Creative Recovery Grant)

(written by CAP's intern Adri Alvarez, IC Writing Major)
The Civic Ensemble is a local theatre company that seeks to explore the social, political and cultural challenges our community faces through the dramatic arts and seeks to be a positive change in our community and to help people tell their own unique narratives.

This past June they performed an online staged reading of "Delia Divided," a play that explores the complexities of mental health, the criminal justice system, and racism. “Delia Divided is a new full length play that was written by a professional playwright, Judy Tate,” Julia Taylor, Executive Director at Civic Ensemble, explains. “Local audiences might remember Judy from her play Fast Blood, which was...  Read more