Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
Grants are for opportunities that will boost an artists career! ...  Read more
Deadline Extended to March 20! Find the guidelines on our grants page...  Read more
The March Group Exhibit features over 40 artists. Huge variety of mediums! Gallery Night was packed! Come see the show before it comes down at the end of March. ...  Read more
Applications are available for the August 4th Ithaca Artists Market for artists of all disciplines, vendors and arts organizations! ...  Read more
A county program that CAP Administers....  Read more
Applications and tons of info is available for membership in the Greater Ithaca Art Trail. Deadline: April 3. ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Raza Rumi

Raza Ahmed Rumi

This year, CAP was able to provide a GAP grant for "Voices of Freedom," an annual Ithaca City of Asylum ICOA) observation of Freedom to Read Week on September 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Tompkins County Public Library. The Ithaca City of Asylum (ICOA) is part of the International Cities of Refuge Network, a worldwide network of cities of asylum. ICOA supports writers whose works are suppressed, whose lives are threatened, whose languages are endangered and whose cultures are vanishing.These writers enrich the cultural life of the Ithaca community and bring attention to enduring global struggles for freedom of expression. The writer in residence from 2015-2017 is Raza Rumi. Raza is a Pakistani policy analyst, journalist, and author. He has been a leading voice in Pakistan's public arena against extremism and human-rights violations. In March 2014, he survived an assassination...  Read more