Wanted for Upcoming
Members Exhibit

Food For Thought 

Deadline for submissions — Midnight, June 16th 

Think broadly!
Interpret this theme however you wish!
Start a conversation about an issue important to you!

Be Creative! 

Juried Exhibit 
Ontario County Historical Society 
June 30 — August 27 

the Guidelines to Participate

Exhibit for Emerging Artists Planned 
Submissions Now Being Accepted! 
Deadline: June 12th

The Cheshire Union, in conjunction with the Ontario County Arts Council, is planning a new exhibition that will feature the work of emerging artists. Submission is free and open to all Ontario and Monroe county high school juniors and seniors, undergraduates, graduates and anyone at the beginning of their art career. Submissions will be juried by the Ontario County Arts Council. More details on our Events Page.

Interested in submitting your work?

Don't forget!

Send us a photo of your studio/work space. See those who have!  Email us at

Arts Council Grants Approved!

On May 15th, the Arts Council announced five grant awards totaling $3,800 in support of projects that will enrich the community and expand exposure to the arts, including new and underserved audiences. Read about these grants! 

Meet Member Artists

Art in the Breweries in the Works!

The Arts Council is working to connect local beer lovers and art lovers in a fundraiser to support its community grants program and the Mariner Family Arts Scholarship, which annually benefits a deserving second-year student in the arts at Finger Lakes Community College.


2021 Plein Air Community Paint Out 

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Photo by Mike Nyerges

On Canandaigua Lake At Onanda Park

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Open entry/Non-juried

Limited to the first 50 to register!

Register Now! 

Jan Romeiser — First Flight

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Help us promote and strengthen the creative capacity of our community

See some of the unique, hand-made gifts created by local artists that are still available at the Ontario County Historical Museum. 

Contact us at :  OCAC 20 Fort Hill Avenue Canandaigua, NY 14424    Or: