The Arts Council awarded $1,000 grants to 4 community organizations in 2022. Read about it here! 

Upcoming Exhibit!

Fiber & Coral Reef Exhibit

July 16 - September 22

At the Ontario County Historical Society Museum

Call for Submissions!

Floral Embroidery

Submission Deadline: June 29

Questions? Email

Current Exhibit!

Members Show at the Cheshire Union

May 21 — June 21
Art Gallery
Cheshire Union
4244 State Rt 21 South, Canandaigua
  • Artwork pick-ups: Wednesday, June 22, 4-7pm; Thursday, June 23, 10am - 1pm

Questions? Email

Upcoming Exhibit!

Nature in the Finger Lakes

July 10 — August 28

A Juried Members show at Fort Hill Performing Arts Center

Artwork Drop-Off:
Tues. & Wed. July 5 & 6, 4-7pm

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Current Exhibit!

Judi Cermak

Gallery at Fort Hill Performing Arts Center
May 22 — July 3
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"Mother Earth" Judi Cermak

"Reflecting back on my childhood, I realize how lucky I was. I was encouraged to create. I make things because it fulfills a need in my inner being. I am out of step if I have not nurtured this part of me. I enjoy doing series of out of the ordinary subjects. On display are examples from a few of the series that I have made over the years with different media." — Judi Cermak 

Rotating Collections 
Member Artists in Local Businesses  
Maddie Corsaro

Seven businesses and a local government host rotating collections of 12 member artists at eleven different locations in the county for an annual fee of $150. See which member artists are  showing where! 

Empty Stage

A quarterly spotlight
on member artists

Exhibit Just Ended!

Neal Allen
"Staying Connected"

Ended May 15
In the Gallery
at the Fort Hill Performing Art Center
Neal Allen - Dexter
Neal Allen - Dexter

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Neal Allen - Blue Jay with Attitude
Neal Allen - Blue Jay with Attitude

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Neal Allen - My Fathers Tools
Neal Allen - My Fathers Tools

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Current Exhibit!

Coral Reef & Materials Exhibit

April 2 — July 7
In the Gallery at the Ontario County Historical Society Museum  

Judi Cermak "Coral Reef"

Opened on April 2nd  
with a Coral Reef Rescue "Happening" that raised over $400 for the Sea Turtle Conservancy!
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