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Arts and Music

LOCAL:

  • Ithaca Underground – “Ithacaunderground is an attempt at organizing a local underground scene in Ithaca, one where everyone can participate, everyone can make music, the youth are not ignored, where a community can grow, a community that can sustain itself, a community that can embrace art outside of the mainstream, where we can be different or the same, or just be, without harassment but with acceptance. This is your town, this is your scene, this is our punk rock.”
  • Green Valley Artists – “The Green Valley Artists are a group of local artists located in Ithaca and the surrounding areas. They come from a variety of backgrounds, education, and experience. Green Valley Artists was formed in July 2008, with the intent to create an inclusive and affordable group for local artists to support, share, network and connect with other area artists.” GVA Blog
  • One Heart Community Drumming – meets for open drum circle every Saturday in the NW Corner of Stewart Park starting from around 4pm until dark
  • Greater Ithaca Art Trail – “You’ll find painters, photographers, sculptors, printmakers, ceramic artists, furniture designers, jewelers and glass artists. The Ithaca and Tompkins County, New York area is packed with talent. Visit our artists in their natural habitat.”
  • Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County – “CAP was founded in 1990 in response to a community-wide desire to strengthen and develop the County’s arts and cultural community. CAP was launched as a not-for-profit agency that would serve the public by providing services to the arts in the County.” – they also offer artist grants
  • Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts – “dedicated to supporting the visual & literary artists of New York State.”

NATIONAL WITH LOCAL POTENTIAL:

  • Creative Commons – “We work to increase the amount of creativity (cultural, educational, and scientific content) in ‘the commons’ — the body of work that is available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing.”
  • CASH Music – “a nonprofit organization building open-source tools and services to benefit artists and music organizations.”
  • OurGoods – “a barter network for the creative community.”
  • Let’s Swap – “A place where artists and designers can swap art for free.”

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