Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
8 local writers read from their latest work on this great video that was a preview to our November Spring Writes Literary Festival. ...  Read more
First Saturday August featured 11 artists from the Art Trail on Zoom! Watch it on ArtTrail.com...  Read more
Our August virtual exhibit features "Brightly Vision," with Sue Brightly. Stay tuned for her virtual link! ...  Read more
So far we've distributed $9,000 to over 40 local performing and visual artists. We hope to start a round three! Donate on our Grant page. ...  Read more
This list of local events by our artists and arts organizations, and COVID-19 Emergency Resources will be updated weekly. ...  Read more
Your donation in 2020 is crucial for the continuation of our wonderful programs, resources, and grants. ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Posted July 18, 2020

Public Art Transforming our Cultural Cityscape

In February, Caleb R. Thomas, the Ithaca Murals organizer, and Southside Community Center's Board President, Dr. Nia Nunn,  facilitated a 40-person jury which selected finalists for Ithaca Mural's annual Justice Walls mural project. These public art projects aim to creatively inspire and uplift passerby. Recently, CAP caught up with Caleb to discuss the recent SOS grant Ithaca Murals received for this endeavor. 

“It’s an exciting and complicated time to be alive in Ithaca - with virus and economic instability rocking business as usual. The virus present in Tompkins County means murals are going up slower than we had originally anticipated. We are grateful for the artists who have painted 6 murals so far and there's so much coming with August and September always being our busiest months....  Read more