Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for 30 years
For 30 years, the Community Arts Partnership's grants, events, and programs have been a driving force behind the vibrant arts community of Ithaca and Tompkins County! ...  Read more
in the CAP ArtSpace through March. Click to learn more about and see the exhibit online in 3D! ...  Read more
A poem, opportunities, shout outs and events! ...  Read more
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Thank you to our supporters, sponsors, and friends for a powerful 2022....  Read more
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Arts Partnership Success Story

Seth Hunter Koproski is not afraid to blur the boundaries between artistic disciplines. He has lived in Ithaca for seven years, in which time he has worked as a graduate lecturer at Cornell and built relationships and began collaborating with local artists.

In October 2023, he was awarded a CAP SOS grant to continue his series of stage performances called “Cirquest,” an exciting blend of circus, theatre, and puppetry at this summer's Hupstate Circus Festival, a multiple-day festival in Ithaca featuring performances by dozens of circus artists from all over North America. In 2022, Koproski directed 'The Fighter's Tale', a fifteen-minute section of the show featuring circus artists based out of Circus Culture and the work of local shadow puppeteers."

The SOS grant is helping Koproski take Cirquest to a more serious place. He says, “An...  Read more