Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
For over 25 years, the Community Arts Partnership's grants, events, programs and services have been a driving force behind the vibrant arts community of Ithaca and the neighboring towns and villages. ...  Read more
A group exhibit of 41 art trail artists! ...  Read more
Select Studios are open on the First Saturday of every month. Visit www.arttrail.com...  Read more
Grants for artists residencies or after school programs...  Read more
Guidelines for request for the 2020 CAP ArtSpace at the top of this page. ...  Read more
Find our Spring Writes Literary Festival Guidlines/Instructions for Requests for Proposals. ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Great Artistic Lessons Learned!

Ithaca actor Emma Ellis graduated from Ithaca High School in June and is on her way to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. With a grant from CAP’s Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS), Emma made a great leap forward in her pursuit of a career in musical theatre!

Emma has not only taken every opportunity to hone her acting skills, she also wanted to have the opportunity to produce and direct a team of fellow students to produce a musical she dearly loves as part of her English WISE program (where student complete a 16 week project for credit). 

 “Calvin Berger,” is a musical loosely based on the timeless story of Cyrano de Bergerac but taking place in a modern high school setting. (Where better to...  Read more