Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for 30 years
For 30 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
Friday, August 12th (noon to 7:30pm) is our 30th annual Ithaca Artist Market! Check it out and see who will be there! ...  Read more
Don't miss this exhibit in the CAP ArtSpace. Hours Mon to Sat, 10 to 5. ...  Read more
Artist & Arts Organizations can apply for our Specific Opportunity Stipend...  Read more
Take a look at our new grant awardee page. Our latest grants are our March SOS awards. ...  Read more
Grantee Features, News, Funding, and Arts Events! ...  Read more
We interviewed Jan Quitzau, Marketing manager of Bousquet Holstein, a firm actively involved in supporting the arts! ...  Read more
The Message from Executive Director, Megan Barber is truly inspiring. Take a look and find the PDF on our "All About CAP" page....  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Posted July 10, 2022
(written by Ithaca College Writing Intern Grace Condon)

"The Kids Were Spellbound"

State of the Art Gallery (SOAG) is a cooperative fine art gallery located at 120 W. State/MLKL Jr. street in Ithaca, and they have been recipients of multiple CAP grants for many years! 

SOAG is a cooperative, operated by 25 artist members  Their exhibits change monthly with May featuring a show titled “Wings, Petals, and Leaves” by Margy Nelson, Carla DeMello, and Diana Ozolins, which captured observations of nature in paintings, digital prints, photographs, and paper sculptures. 

One of SOAG’s intentions for the use of the 2022 CAP "GAP" grant was educational outreach. They achieved this in cooperation with Beverly J Martin elementary school and local artist, Katrina Morse. The students of Ms. Jessica Custer-Bindel's kindergarten class visited SOAG...  Read more