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
Friday!!!!! All 88 booths of the Ithaca Farmers Market show/sale: juried fine art, food, wine, craft beer, and jazz music. ...  Read more
The gallery is shared by Stan Bowman's "Paris Contrasts" and Rachel Kaufmann's "Landscapes & Dreamscapes"...  Read more
Friends of the Arts Award to Ithaca College and Judith Pratt/Thomas Bruce. ...  Read more
Our workshop page has a list of free grant informational sessions around the County! ...  Read more
Your donation supports CAP in all we do for funding and programming the arts! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Grantee Focus on Brenna Fitzgerald

“How Does An Artist Choose Their Path?”

Brenna Fitzgerald, one of 14 recipients of our 2019 Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS), says “I’ve always been challenged to find a career path where all my interests and things I wanted to offer the world all came together. I’ve changed careers a million times and wandered physically and vocationally. I didn’t follow a straight path.”

Brenna Fitzgerald was well on her way to being a professional dancer until injury and a trip to India at the age of eighteen laid the foundation for a new path in her life.

“Transitioning from the identity of a dancer to something else was tough,” said Fitzgerald. “India helped me in that process. There is so much culture and there is so much spiritually. It was quite stimulating and I could really...  Read more