Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
For 29 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
News, a nice message from Megan, upcoming events, and featured artists. ...  Read more
See IC Student Julia Bertussi's live and virtual exhibit...  Read more
Check them out on our Spring Writes Literary Festival event page. ...  Read more
We have 5 upcoming CAP grant programs and free workshops about our grants & grant writing advice. ...  Read more
Visit studios, enjoy virtual event, see group exhibit - see visit ArtTrail.com....  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

(2021 GAP and SOS Grants)

Walking on Water Productions (WoW) is a non-profit musical theatre company in Tompkins County. Their goal is to encourage the expression of local artists through musical theatre and provide opportunities for the community to come and enjoy new and existing works.

Pandemic Challenges:  Like many other theatre companies, WoW had to turn to the unfamiliar medium of virtual theatre. The company decided to put together a cabaret-style video, reprising some performances of WoW’s past, showing behind the scenes of their creative team, and teasing at a potential production to come.

This first production was meant to be one special show for the interim, but it soon became apparent that the interim would be much longer than originally anticipated.

Production of Comfort Food: WoW’s second production...  Read more