Funded in part by a donation from:
Wine generously donated by Billsboro Winery
Coffee and tea donated by Wegmans
OCAC and the Dove Block Project presents:
A Christmas Carol performed by Mr. Kim Tenreiro
Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 pm, with one intermission
Optional informal prologue prior to curtain time at 6:15
The Dove Block Project, 465 Exchange St, Geneva
Tickets $35 including light refreshments
Recommended for ages 13 and up
100% of ticket price benefits projects of
OCAC and the Dove Block Project
OCAC member original art raffle during intermission:
Tickets $5.00 or 5 for $20
"Red Tail Resting" Watercolor by
"Blue Hour Sailboats" Photo by
Enjoy the start of the holiday season
with an artistic flair:
Bring your favorite art supplies (no oils, please) and draw a historical artifact or photograph from the OCHS collection in a friendly, small group setting.
11:30am - 2:30pm
Sponsored by Ontario County Arts Council at the Ontario County Historical Museum, 55 N. Main, Canandaiguia.
Call for Submissions!
Submit your "Blue" themed art for our juried exhibit
Submissions due Dec 28
See submission criteria here
Opening reception 1-3 Jan 13
Show runs Jan 13-Mar 22
Sponsored by Ontario County Arts Council
at the Ontario County Historical Museum
55 N. Main, Canandaigua
Art Exhibit “Words”
See the exhibit Oct 14 - Dec 30
At Ontario County Arts Council at the Ontario County Historical Museum
55 N. Main, Canandaiguia.
Solo Exhibition of Work Reception
Dec 14, 5:30-7:30
Fort Hill Performing Arts Center Gallery
The exhibit runs through Dec 19. Free Admission. Gallery is open Tues-Fri 10:00 am-4:00 pm and during performances. See fhpac.org for performance schedule.
Fort Hill Performing Arts Center Gallery,
20 Fort Hill Ave, Canandaigua
Congratulations to Andrew K. Schoenfelder
Finger Lakes Community College music major
Recipient of the $2,000 Ontario County Arts Council Mariner Family Scholarship
for the 2023-24 academic year
Click here to see a thank-you video from Andrew.
OCAC is pleased to announce the Ontario Art Trails Project was awarded a project grant from the Ontario County American Rescue Plan for Arts, Culture and Recreation Grant Support Program.
Blue Hour Canandaigua Lake - Dana Besaw
Blue Bird - Neal Allen
Cattails - Peter Blackwood
OCAC and Ontario Pathways are sponsoring “Ontario Art Trails.”
Selected artwork will be displayed on all-weather signs posted at several Ontario Pathways trails.
Art will be installed on 3 Trails in 2024.
OCAC is pleased to announce the "Ghost of Roseland" Sculpture Project was awarded a project grant from the Ontario County American Rescue Plan for Arts, Culture and Recreation Grant Support Program.
"Ghost of Roseland” Sculpture Honors Roseland Park
Created by Benji Carr,
local metal sculptor
Support the creation of the sculpture
Mail a check to
Lakeside Sculpture, P.O. Box 449,
Canandaigua, NY 14424,
Visit Finger Lakes Area Community Endowment at https://www.cnbank.com/flace/
go to Direct your funds: select an organization
choose “Ghost of Roseland Sculpture.”
To find more about this project see
Congratulations to our 2023 Grant Recipients
ChamberFest Canandaigua: $1,000 toward artist compensation for the organization’s free concert at Cobblestone Arts Center for special-needs children, adults, and their families. The concert is part of ChamberFest Canandaigua’s 2023 season, ˜Symphony in a Teacup,” which runs July 15-23.
Bristol Valley Theater Naples: $1,000 to launch a first-ever fall theatre performance.
Main Street Arts Clifton Springs: $1,000 to support publicity for a plein air event on Sept.16 in the village that includes a public exhibit and free children’s art activity.
Geneva Concerts Inc.: $1,000 to subsidize ticket prices for the Fisk Jubilee Singers, who perform African-American spirituals, on Nov. 4 at Smith Opera house.
We sincerely thank our recent donors:
Rob & Carol Lillis
Judi & Fritz Cermak
We sincerely thank the Max and Marion Farash Charitable Foundation for their generous grant:
Rotating Artist Exhibit Program
Local businesses host rotating collections of
member artists work at county locations
Participating business fee is $150 yearly per location
OCAC member artists can participate in the program
without any fee!
See which member artists are showing where!
If you are interested in becoming a Member Exhibiting Artist, or a Business Host
Proceeds from this program help fund the grants and scholarships OCAC awards
OCAC Upcoming Events
Dec 9 - Drop-in & Draw
Dec 8 - A Christmas Carol Performance