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Homer New York Center for Arts

Contact Us:

This information is for contacting the Center for the Arts. You can learn about our membership, concerts, art exhibits, classes and other events at the Center for the Arts through our website.

Email us at info@center4art.org with questions or comments about our Web site, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may also use the SUGGESTION BOX found on the main page under GET INVOLVED.

Mail comments or questions about our web site or payment and ticket forms to:
Center for Arts of Homer, Inc.
72 S. Main Street
Homer, NY 13077-0191.

LOCAL: (607) 749-4900
TOLL FREE: (877) 749-ARTS
FAX: (607) 749-4910

If you are visiting our website, it means that some part of the world of the Arts, if not all, is important to you. Whether it is the performances in the Whiting Theater or the exhibits in the Borg-Warner Morse TEC Gallery; possibly it is Cortland City Ballet or Ballroom Dancing with Bess Koval. Maybe it is the art courses or the lectures we hold, all this is under one roof and available to you.

The activities held here at the Center are countless and the possibilities of what is to come are endless, but whatever it is that brought you here says, “You care”. You care about having and keeping the Arts in your life and that, my friend, is important! For without your caring, organizations such as this cannot exist.

So, for whatever activity you choose to attend at the Center, thank you. Thank you from the Board of Directors and thank you from myself!

Oh, and by the way, you can always become a Member. There are several levels to choose from plus they come with perks!

Posted: Monday, December 22nd, 2008 @ 5:12 pm by Curt
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1890 House Museum and Center for Victorian Art

37 Tompkins Street
Cortland NY 13045

(607) 756-7551

For more information: www.1890house.org

Grand limestone mansion was built at the height of the “Gilded Age” by successful wire manufacturer Chester F. Wickwire. The lavish interior of the 30 room mansion features parquet floors, jewel-like stained glass windows, ornate decorative stenciling and oak and cherry woodwork. The massive limestone castle is the highlight of Cortland’s Historic District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the museum’s 4-room orientation center, then explore the towers and turrets, and nooks and crannies of this captivating structure. The museum grounds also feature landscaped lawns and a stately two story carriage barn.

Daily 1 – 4 p.m., except Mondays and major holidays. Admission charge. Children under 12 and members free. Special group tours are also available.

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 @ 7:04 pm by Lynn
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Check out the The Smith Opera House in Geneva

The Smith Opera House
 82 South Seneca Street, Geneva 14456

 Currently the Smith Opera House Calendar can be found at http://www.thesmith.org/NewFiles/main.html.  The event listings are numberous.

 The Smith Opera House’s impact on our community is immense. It is the center of the region’s cultural life, providing entertainment, education, and the energizing force that pulls us all together in celebration of our proud past and our promising future.

Posted: Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 @ 5:23 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,History & Arts


Discover the Erie Canal Museum

Discover the Erie Canal Museum

The Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202

The Erie Canal Museum serves the general public from broad geographic areas. It maintains and enhances the scope and appeal of its canal-related educational programs, exhibits and collections. In 1986, Syracuse was selected as one of New York State Parks Department’s 14 Heritage Area communities because the city captures a unique facet of state history. ECM’s one-of-a-kind historic Weighlock Building and our Mission Statement led to ECM being invited to serve as the official Syracuse Heritage Area Visitor Center. As such, the ECM has since been acknowledged and promoted by the City of Syracuse as the place to learn local and state history. ECM also provides reference maps and brochures to Syracuse’s other cultural resources.
Admission to the Museum is Free
Donations are greatly appreciated
Open Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For more information check out their website.

Posted: Monday, April 28th, 2008 @ 5:17 pm by Lynn
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,History & Arts



The Creamery is one of Skaneateles’ primary cultural centers.  Recently, we were able to acquire the property next door, which once housed the boiler for the Cremery.  We have a rare opportunity to expand. 

The museum expansion will feature the Boat & Transportation Museum.  The original Creamery and the new Boat & Transportation museum will be connected by a wing adjacent to Skaneateles Creek.  In addition, the existing Creamery will receive a much needed expansion for research and record retention.

The Skaneateles Historical Society is asking that you donate funds for this project.  Your tax-deductible donations can be sent to:

 Skaneateles Historical Society, Museum Expansion

28 Hannum Street

Skaneateles, NY  13152

Phone:  (315) 685-1360

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 @ 9:12 am by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,History & Arts