• The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes

    The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes


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    About Us

    The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes is the regional organization that empowers artists and encourages arts advocacy, fosters creativity and economic vitality, creates diverse connections and collaborations, and champions innovation and equity within the arts to cultivate a dynamic community.

    As a multi-county arts organization, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes provides a number of services which fulfill the above mission:

    * Increasing arts programming and opportunities for the public regionally and statewide by granting State and local funds to artists, arts/cultural organizations and schools;
    * Increasing public awareness of and access to the diverse folk arts traditions of the Southern Tier;
    * Advocating for arts education and the value of life-long learning in the arts;
    * Providing technical assistance, linkages, advocacy and other services to individual artists and arts/cultural organizations;
    * Increasing awareness of the importance of the arts to the economy of the Southern Tier and beyond; and
    * Further serving the public through our regional arts calendar, special school arts activities and information sharing.


    Welcome to The ARTS Council!
    Visit us at The Evelyn Peeler Peacock Gallery at The ARTS Council! *Photo by Chris Walters
    Our Create & Connect Program in The Peeler Peacock Gallery!
    Poests in Play programming at Soul Full Cup Coffeehouse in Corning!
    Pin-hole Cameras! Funded with the Public School Teaching Artist Grant for the Science and Discovery Center *Photo by Chris Walters
    Our anuual Old Time Fiddlers Gathering and Folk Arts Festival at Lakewood Vineyards! *Photo by Chris Walters
    Learning about Fruit Heritage in the Finger Lakes!
    Recycled Runway, our fun &freaky fashion fundraiser! *Photo by Maria Strinni