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Local Exhibit Spaces

Places to exhibit art in Tompkins County

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CAP Artspace **
Community Arts Partnership (Tompkins County’s arts council) has the “CAP ArtSpace” at 110 N. Tioga Street. Exhibits are planned a year in advance. The ArtSpace is open to Tompkins County artists. (This website - see artspace page!)

The Ink Shop Printmaking Center and Olive Branch Press **
A print making studio with members, classes and monthly exhibits of member artists or the printmaker community/ 330 E. State Street, 2nd Floor, Ithaca.

State of the Art Gallery **
is a cooperative fine art gallery owned and operated by its members: visual artists from the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY.  There are two annual opportunities for non-members to show. / 120 W. State/MLK Jr. Street, Ithaca

Community School of Music and Arts Gallery **
CSMA offers classes, private instruction, space rental, monthly exhibits and more. 330 E. State Street, Ithaca

Libraries are good possibilities
Ulysses Library (Trumansburg).
Groton Public Library.
Lansing Library.
Tompkins County Public Library. (I know they haven't had exhibits since the pandemic so as of 2/2022 they are not ready to plan exhibits)**

The Corners Gallery
Frame shop and gallery / 401 E. Upland Road

Grayhaven Motel
hosts monthly exhibits in the guest lounge. Exhibits are open to the public, and are organized by local arts non-profit eyevee arts:
eyevee exhibits artists, hosts audio/visual performances and events, presents various workshops, and has a residency program for visiting artists.

IthacaMade **
A store with member artists / Dewitt Mall: 215 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY 14850 

Alley Cat Cafe
312 E. Seneca Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 /

Alternatives Federal Credit Union
Their lobby gallery is open to bank members. 125 N. Fulton Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Buffalo Street Books**
Dewitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Benjamin Peters **
A men’s clothing store: 120 E. State St. The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850 /

Cellar d’Or **
Wine & cider shop with tastings: 136 E. State St. on the The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850

Collegetown Bagels ** and Ithaca Bakery
Has five locations.

Gimme! Coffee
They have 3 Tompkins County locations that show art: Trumansburg, State Street and Cayuga Street in Ithaca

Handwork, Ithaca’s Artisan Cooperative **
A member cooperative of 45 member artisans: 102 W. State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

Hilton Garden Inn **
Has a “Seneca Street Gallery” on the 1st floor of the building. Contact Keli Cartmill / 130 E. Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850.

Kitchen Theatre Company**
417 W. State/MLK Street, Ithaca, NY 14850. (607) 272-0403

Moosewood Restaurant
Moosewood has two gallery spaces. DeWitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga St, Ithaca.

New Roots Charter School **
They have an elevator that they invite artists to use for installations. 116 Cayuga Street, Clinton House, Ithaca, NY 14850

Padma Center for Natural Therapies **
114 W. Buffalo Street, Ithaca /

Press CafeĢ **
118 W. Green Street, Ithaca.

Sacred Root Kava Lounge and Tea Bar**
103 S. Geneva St. Ithaca, NY 14850 /

Sunny Days **
A place where you can go to buy something that captures the essence of the area, which supports local makers of food, art, music & more.

The Rest Gallery
The Rest is a gallery and gathering space next to the State Theater in downtown Ithaca. There are exhibits and The Rest also offers custom fine art printing and framing at reasonable prices. See the
For exhibit info, e-mail Danny Palmer at the Downtown Ithaca Alliance at

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