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"Festival of Festivals" Syracuse ArtsWeek 2010
Top: 40th Annual Arts & Crafts Fest / Middle & Bottom: 40 Below Public Art Task Force ArtStrong and 5 & Dime pARTy, photos courtesy of Cayetano Valenzuela
Dozens of arts and cultural organizations collaborated to
present the Orange Line Gallery ArtsWeek, a two-weekend program of
visual and performing arts events: July 29 to August 1, and August 7,
Among the key elements of ArtsWeek are:
-40th Annual AmeriCU
Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival, presented by the Downtown
-Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival
-20th annual Syracuse New Times Street Painting Festival
-Syracuse University Bookstore Book Fair
-Arts walk featuring
interactive and participatory arts activities
presented by the City of Syracuse
-Candlelight Evening in Armory
Square, featuring the Syracuse Opera
-Art Strong exhibit and 5 & Dime pARTy presented by the 40 Below Public Art Task Force
Funding for the two anchor
festivals was provided by grants through Senator John A. DeFrancisco.
Arts Wing at
CRC Intern Tammy
Jones will be staffing the Warehouse mini-cluster through August 19. She is
pursuing her BFA from Sage College of Albany, NY and will also be
taking classes at both OCC and SUNY Oswego over the summer.
| VPA Names Julliard's Ralph Zito new Department Drama chair|
photo of Ralph Zito from VPA website
Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has
announced that Ralph Zito, a theater professional in voice, text and
dialects who most recently served as the chair of the Juilliard School
Drama Division's voice and speech department, has been named chair of
the Department of Drama. More info on VPA website HERE.
WRVO interviews |
In this week's Campbell
Conversations, we'll hear from Daniel Hege, music director of the
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. These stories and more on WRVO's Weekly
Cultural Resources Council
Cultural Resources Council is supported by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
What's New at the |
Cultural Resources Council
New August Grant Information Sessions Scheduled
Dates of Workshops Now in Progress:
$500 - $5,000 Decentralization Grant Program for Projects in Onondaga, Cortland & Oswego Counties due Oct. 15, 2010
-August 4 @ Cortland Cultural Council, 9 North Main St., Cortland, 6-8 PM
-August 9 @ Jordan Library, 15 Mechanic St., Jordan, 6-8 PM
-August 10 @ Tully Free Library, 12 State St., Tully, 6-8 PM
-August 16 @ Cultural Resources Council, 411 Montgomery St., Syr, 6-8 PM
$1,000 NYSCA Individual Artist Program Grant for Onondaga, Cortland & Oswego Counties due Nov. 1, 2010
To apply for a grant, you must attend a grant workshop.
Coming Up in the Fall:
- On My Own Time Exhibit is Oct. 15 - Nov. 14 @ Everson Museum
- Grant Deadlines are Oct. 15 & Nov. 1 (see above)
- School day performances of "The Adventures of Rudolph" are Dec. 8/9/10 @ Crouse Hinds Concert Theatre in Civic Center. The Family day performance is Saturday, Dec. 11.
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Calls for Artists
Showcase of Central New York Emerging Women Artists Seeks Submissions The Red House Arts Center invites CNY emerging
women artists to submit digital images of recent work for review for
the September 2010 through April 2011 exhibition schedule for a series of fine
art exhibitions by CNY emerging women artists. Funded by a grant from the Rothenberg Family
Foundation whose aim is "to support programs that educate and empower
women so that they may live happier and more productive lives, and hold
a more equitable position in society." Exhibits will coincide
with events featuring theatre, music, and poetry, all in celebration of
women. Only CNY artists, all media and styles are considered, including
installation. Deadline Aug. 15, 2010.
Stone Canoe by Tom Huff Stone Canoe Art Awards Stone Canoe, a Journal of Arts and Ideas from Upstate New York, will
offer a new set of prizes for its 2011 edition, designed specifically
for Syracuse City School District (SCSD) high school students. Funded
by the Gifford Foundation, the prizes will be awarded in four
categories, conforming to the four primary content areas featured in
the journal: visual arts, fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Students
currently in grades 9, 10 and 11 in the SCSD will be eligible to submit
entries. The prize winners in each category will receive a certificate
and a cash award of $500, and their entries will be published in Stone
Canoe Number 5, scheduled for publication in January 2011. All entries must be sent to the
journal via the website, www.stonecanoejournal.org. Deadline is Sept. 30.
for Photographers Now through Oct. 2010, photographers are
invited to take pictures of The Stone Quarry Hill Art Park and submit
seasonal photos monthly to The Art and Exhibition Committee for
inclusion in the 2011 Art Park Calendar. Every photographer that is
registered will have at least one photo in an exhibition scheduled for
Sun. July 24, 2011 - Aug. 14, 2011 in the Winner Art Gallery located on
the Art Park grounds. Cost to submit: $35 ($25 for members). For more
info and to receive a registration form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Grants at the Cultural Resources Council:
Decentralization and Individual Artist Grant deadlines have been announced for the fall of 2010 for the 2011 funding cycle. Applicants must attend one of the grant workshops prior to applying. Visit the CRC website for a list of scheduled grant workshops and grant applications.
Art Camp at Schweinfurth Art Center for ages 6 - 14, $95 for nonmembers per week. Classes run weekly through August 13. For more information click HERE.
Everson Museum of Art E-TAGS Adult and Teen Classes in Life Drawing, Digital Photography, Collage Art, and Landscape Painting with Watercolors. All classes take place in July and August at The Syracuse University Warehouse 350 W. Fayette St. For more info visit everson.org or contact Kimberly Griffiths (315) 474-6064 x 310 or email@example.com
Ongoing: Open Figure Drawing $8 drop in fee, Wednesdays at
Westcott Community Center from 7 - 10 PM, for info call Iver Johnson 315.475.3400 Other World Dance & Drum Classes Wacheva Cultural Arts offers World Dance & Drum Classes at One Village Dance Centre in West African dance & drum, Salsa, Samba, NIA, Belly dance, Zumba, Kazoon (afro-modern), Flamenco , Ballroom and women's drumming; Monday - Sunday. Beginners welcome! Go to www.wacheva.com for the complete schedule, or call 315-396-0748. Classes are $10 adults, $7 students.
Y Arts Register for classes in pottery, drawing, painting, ballroom dance, jazz and ballet. Classes are available to everyone, from preschoolers through adults. Each session lasts for 6 weeks and all art materials are supplied by the Y Arts Studio. Open to YMCA Members and Non-members.
Private music lessons also available in guitar, drums, violin, voice, piano and wind instruments. All Y Arts classes are taught by professional artists, musicians and dancers. For a complete description of classes and fees visit www.ymcaofgreatersyracuse.orgor contact Kat Kane, Arts Studio Director at 637-2025 ext 216.
Glass Classes Glass artist Amber Blanding offers instruction at Brennan Stained Glass Studio every Tuesday 6-9pm for Hot Glass Bead Making and every Thursday 6-9pm for Fused Glass Jewelry classes. There are also ongoing Stained Glass Classes every Wednesday night from 6-9pm taught by Brennan's staff. Once you take a class in the basics of either glass class you can come in for Open Studio Time and use the fully equipped studio by the hour. Giffordslist.org
A resource sharing website, administered by the Rosamond Gifford
Foundation, for Central New York nonprofits and businesses.
How to Submit
If you have information on an opportunity or resource available to the local arts community including calls for entry, grants, job postings, workshops, classes, etc., please email Courtney Rile at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include basic information and a link to where details can be found online or, if no online presence is available, a contact phone number. The submission deadline is the 15th of each month prior to publication. Thank you.