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Mission Statement

CAP was founded in 1990 to act as an advocate for the arts, serve the public by providing services and resources for county artists and arts organizations, and encourage collaboration among arts, education, business, civic and government organizations.Learn more

Cultivating, Nourishing, Growing the Arts

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Greater Ithaca Art Trail

The art trail is a self-guided tour of over 40 working artists' studios
throughout the County. Visitors can drive or walk to the studios
of sculptors, painters, photographers, printmakers, fiber artists,
furniture makers, jewelry artists and ceramists.
The Art Trail website is

In June of 2015, a new brochure will be available with a revised group of artists. The website will also be updated at that time.

The Greater Ithaca Art Trail is open:

  • Year round by appointment
  • The First Saturday of every Month  (with a selection of artists)
  • 2015 Fall Open Studio weekends (Oct. 10,11 & 17,18,) (all studios!)

For more information, a downloadable map, artist portfolios a great 3 minute film, a list of who is open each first Saturday of the month, visit the Art Trail website.

Or contact Robin Schwartz for a brochure/map. 

CLICK "View Slideshow" to the left for slides from a Trail visit!  

Artists: Join the Trail

Artist Members of the Art Trail get an opportunity to interact with the public and share their story as well as their art.  They also benefit from a year-round marketing campaign that includes:

  • inclusion in the brochure/map--40,000 copies distributed all over Upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania
  • regular electronic updates to tourists and residents on the CAP e-mail lists
  • print, radio, television and internet advertising in local and regional markets
  • a profile/portfolio on, a highly listed site for art and studio tours

Benefits to Joining Here

Application Deadline: Monday, March 9, 2015

Artists current on the Trail: Update Form Here

New Applicants (and artists who have skipped a year) Guidelines and Application Here

$450 Payment (for all artists) (If you would like to pay in installments, e-mail Robin


Associate Member/Supporter Information

If your business is interested in becoming an Associate Member / Supporter of the Greater Ithaca Art Trail, let us know!! We'll post specific here by February 1st.  The brochure is printed in May so we'll ask for your listing by March 1st.  Stay tuned!