Photography Plein Air
Photos taken Aug. 4 to Aug. 8 
Anywhere in Ontario County

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 Selected Work to be Exhibited at the
Ontario County Historical Society
September 1st — October 1st 
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“Out of the Schoolhouse”

Emerging Artists — Open to all open to all Ontario and Monroe County high school juniors and seniors, undergraduates, graduates and anyone at the beginning of their art career.


The Cheshire Union is an old 4-room schoolhouse converted into a gift shop, antique center, artist studio space, classroom and gallery. The exhibit will be held in one of the 4 large rooms that once taught grades 1 through 8 in the hamlet of Cheshire. 


The gallery is open to the public Monday-Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12-5.

“A Celebration
of Fibers and Fabric!”

Coming in 2022!

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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.



Saturday July  24 11:00 - 3:00

Ontario County Historical Museum

Instructor: SUSAN BESAW

Learn basic basket making techniques, tool uses, and sources of basket making materials by constructing  a 5x 8-inch woven basket with a handle. Materials and instructions will be supplied. Please bring your own lunch to munch during class. Course limited to 6 participants. To register: send your check, made out to OCAC, for $25.00 to: Ontario County Arts Council , 20 Fort Hill Ave, Canandaigua , NY. 14424. Please include your name, email address, and phone number.

Feelings Squared about 2020! 


6x6-inch pieces of felt were decorated by members of the community with a word or phrase to express their feelings about a year of pandemic. 


They are being assembled by Arts Council members to create banners to be displayed in Ontario County libraries and the Ontario County Historical Museum.


More about this to come! 

2021 Plein Air Community Paint Out 

Photo by Mike Nyerges

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Jan Romeiser — First Prize 

On Canandaigua Lake At Onanda Park

Saturday, June 19, 2021

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