Welcome to The ARTS Council’s Cultural Partner Directory! Our Cultural Partners are invaluable partners in the fulfillment of THe ARTS Council’s mission, to enhance quality-of-life in our communities through the direct and indirect support of the arts. Find organizations that bring quality art and cultural programing to our region, champion the arts in our schools, collaborate with local and regional agencies to increase cultural tourism, and maintain active dialogue on issues impacting regional arts and cultural development right here! Become a Cultural Partner of The ARTS Council. Learn how to become a cultural partnerhere.
- 171 Cedar Arts Center
Corning, NY – 171 Cedar Arts Center is a dynamic organization which enriches the community by: offering excellent arts instruction; exhibiting today’s artists; presenting live performances.
- 324 Arts Cafe
- Affinity the Gallery
Beaver Dams, NY – Affinity the Gallery is an artist-owned and operated fine art gallery in Beaver Dams, NY featuring hand-crafted wood sculpture, glass art, and more.
- Alfred University, Miller Performing Arts Center
Alfred, NY – The Miller Performing Arts Center provides a home for theater, dance and music programs, as well as serving as a cultural focal point for the region.
- A.M. Art
- Arnot Art Museum
Elmira, NY – The mission of the Arnot Art Museum is to preserve the original collection of Matthias H. Arnot and, with a primary focus on representational art, to collect and exhibit works of art possessing the highest quality, merit, enduring worth and interest.
- ARTe:Finger Lakes Art Coordination
Amplifying the local art scene by curating exhibitions for businesses and events.
- The Arts at Park
Elmira, NY – A free arts program for students sponsored by The Park Church of Elmira and The Cameros Family Trust. The program is held in Wisner Park on Thursdays during the Wisner Market from 11:30 to 1:30pm.
- The Belfry
- Bella Capelli
Corning, NY – We promise to not only create for you but to also inspire you. Inspire you to feel confident in the look that we create for you, both in colour and in shape. Inspire you to be excited to work with us and find great value in what we live to do, art in its best form- on a head.
- Cantata Singers
Elmira, NY – A community-based choral organization dedicated to providing local residents the opportunity to perform, or listen to (or both), great classical choral works.
- Card Carrying Books & Gifts
- Catatonk Valley Woodcarvers
Candor, NY – An organization that is committed to the development and the preservation of wood carving skills among the residents of the Catatonk Valley Region.
- Centre Stage Community Theatre
- Chemung County Library District
- Chemung County Historical Society
Elmira, NY – Seeks to deepen our audiences understanding of the past and the role of history in our futures.
- Clemens Center
Elmira, NY – The purpose of the Clemens Center is to enhance the quality of life for all the region’s residents by providing a diversity of excellent performing arts programming in a superior facility.
- Comedy Zone @ Tony R’s
- Community Arts of Elmira
Elmira, NY – An all-volunteer organization offering educational classes, workshops, seminars, events and programs that encourage creativity in all people.
- Cornell Concert Series
- Corning Area Community Concert Band
Corning, NY – The band plays concerts throughout the community, at festivals, schools, churches, nursing facilities as well as marching in many of the local area parades.
- Corning Museum of Glass
- Corning-Painted Post Civic Music Association
Corning, NY – A non-profit organization dedicated to presenting some of the premier musical talent of today and the rising stars of tomorrow in a world-class live performance venue.
- Corning-Painted Post Historical Society
Corning, NY – We believe the best way to learn about history is to experience it firsthand.
- Corning’s Gaffer District
- Crystal Chords
Horseheads, NY – Non-profit international organization, whose purpose is to empower all women through education, friendship and a cappella singing in the barbershop style.
- Dolphin Entertainment Company Inc.
- Elmira College
- Elmira Downtown Development
Elmira, NY – To continually enhance the environment of Elmira’s downtown and all its merchant districts through programs, promotions, and seasonal events>.
- Elmira Little Theatre
Elmira, NY – An established, self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting theater arts in the Twin Tiers by providing diverse, high-quality entertainment while offering opportunities for community involvement and education.
- Elmira Regional Art Society
Elmira, NY – To encourage and contribute to the members’ development in the visual arts by maintaining high standards for its exhibiting members; providing venues to show their work; and fostering appreciation for diverse schools of thought and expression.
- Endless Moutain Music Festival
Wellsboro, PA – To bring world-renowned musicians to our community of northern Pennsylvania and southern New York to enrich the cultural, economic and educational life of the Twin Tiers region.
- Exhibit A
- Finger Lakes Boating Museum
Hammondsport, NY – A museum that would preserve the boating heritage of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State.
- Finger Lakes Film Society
- Franklin Street Gallery
- Friends of Chemung County Library District
- Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery
Elmira, NY – Dedicated to preserving the historical integrity and conserving the natural beauty of the cemetery.
- Gallery 256
- Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center
- George Reed Jazz Scholarship Organization
Elmira, NY – Preserve the legacy of George Reed through live jazz and scholarships to young jazz musicians.
- Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of Local History
- Hands-On Glass Studio
- Heritage Antiques: Artisans Alley
- Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes
- Hornell Area Family YMCA
- Hornell Arts Council
- Horseheads Historical Society
- International Motor Racing Research Center
Watkins Glen, NY – To be the world-class leader in the collection of materials representing the documentary heritage of amateur and professional motor racing, highlighting Sports Car, Formula 1, NASCAR, and vintage and Historic racing.
- Johnson-Schmidt, Architect, P.C.
Johnson-Schmidt, Architect, P.C. is an architectural firm that specializes in renewing historic and existing buildings to create space and facades that enhance our community and the lives of those who experience them.
- Keuka Lake Players
Hammondsport, NY – A rural community theater group formed to inspire community involvement in every aspect of live theater.
- The Kirby Band
- Mansfield University Department of Art
- The Memory Maker Project
- Montour Falls Library
- Muse of Fire Theatre at CCC
- New Heights Dance Theater
Elmira, NY – To make a positive difference in the lives of children and young adults; helping them to achieve their dreams through develpment skills that facilitate achievement and success.
- Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes
Corning, NY – Our region’s leading resource for classical music by offering quality programming, performances, and education.
- Out of Bounds Radio Show
- Page One Entertainment
- Photohraphers Tech and Training Solutions
- Rafael Grigorian Ballet Theatre
Elmira, NY – A not-for-profit cultural organization dedicated to brining quality classical ballet productions to our region.
- The Rockwell Museum
Corning, NY – To use our collection to stimulate and engage our visitors, both within the Museum and within the greater Corning community.
- Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
Alfred, NY – To collect, preserve, conserve, research, interpret and exhibit ceramic art for aesthetic and educational purposes.
- Southeast Steuben County Library
Corning, NY – Provides free and open access to collections, electronic resources and innovative services which anticipate, support and respond to the ever-changing informational, cultural and leisure needs of all people within our community.
- State of the Art Gallery
Ithaca, NY – A non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the cultural and economic vitality of the community by bringing contemporary art exhibits to Ithaca
- Studio LMG
- Tanglewood Nature Center
Elmira, NY – To lead and support education and preservation efforts in our region to achieve a heightened awareness, understanding, enjoyment, and caring for our natural environment.
- Thursday Morning Musicales
Elmira, NY – To stimulate the serious study of music among its members and to advance the interests of music in Elmira.
- Valley Folk Music
Corning, NY – A community of people sharing an interest in the preservation of traditional music and related arts.
- Vitrix Hot Glass Studio
- Waterman Center for the Arts
- Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center
Painted Post, NY – Provides lodging, facilities, and programs for those seeking educational enrichment, relaxation, and spiritual renewal.
- West End Gallery
- Women’s Chorale of Corning
- Wooly Minded
- Zest 4 Art