Cogar Gallery to exhibit artwork by Sandra Z. De Visser

Herkimer College’s Cogar Gallery will exhibit Still on the artistic quest by Sandra Z. De Visser from Monday, May 8 through Monday, June 19. An artist reception will be held on Friday, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

De Visser is a graduate of SUNY Albany and Colgate University. Further study led to […]

Photography contest at Utica Library

Utica Library

This June, the Utica Public Library will host its fourth annual “Through My Eyes” Photography Contest for adults aged 18 and up.

To register for the contest, simply bring your entry to the main lobby Friday, May 26, starting at 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The first 70 entries will comprise the […]

Murphy named 100 Best winner by Creative Quarterly

A project created by artist Joseph Murphy, entitled 40, was selected as one of the Top 25 award-winning entries in the Illustration category of a highly selective and recognized competition sponsored by Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art & Design magazine.

Now in its 12th year, the magazine recognizes outstanding creative work produced by artists, […]

Spring Migration Festival welcomes Dove Creek

Dove Creek (Reyna Stagnaro and Ed Vollmer) brings their lively mix of eclectic Americana to the Great Swamp Conservancy’s Spring Migration Festival from noon to 2 p.m. May 6. Dove Creek’s blend of originals and covers on mandolin and guitar with distinctive vocals and solid harmonies is sure to bring a smile.

The festival includes […]

Canastota VFW announces summer Car Cruz-Ins

The Canastota VFW Post 600 will host a Car Cruz-In this summer from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20 at its Canal Street location.

Motorcycles are also welcome; music will be provided.

Admission is free, and refreshments will be available for purchase.

For more information, […]

Emerald City Idol singing competition finals April 22

The Emerald City Idol singing competition finals will be held in the auditorium at Chittenango High School, 150 Genesee St., Chittenango, Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.).

Admission to the event is $5. You will be thoroughly entertained by 20 finalists who have previously auditioned as they sing for cash […]

Community mural featuring Harriet Tubman to debut May 4

The Schweinfurth Art Center will celebrate the installation a 32-foot wide crocheted mural of Harriet Tubman on the front of the Art Center on Thursday, May 4, from 6-8pm. Over 150 community volunteers have created the mural by crocheting 2ft x 2ft squares under the direction of visiting artist, Olek. The event is free and […]

Saturday, April 15: Dirty Bourbon River Show at the Nelson Odeon

The Dirty Bourbon River Show deftly melds sounds that range from hard-edged blues to piano-driven ballads to New Orleans brass into a result that is truly a blast of new energy. Dirty Bourbon grabs hold of audiences, fascinated by their eccentricity and dexterity coupled with their ability to harken back to by-gone eras in music.


Tenney Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Competition open to students in 11th and 12th grade, submission deadline April 25

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. The Congressional Art Competition is open to students in 11th and 12thgrades in the 22nd Congressional District.

Beginning in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition […]

Utica College choir to perform at Utica Public Library

On Saturday, April 29, at 3:30 p.m., the Utica College Choir will perform in concert at the Utica Public Library. The performance will feature an eclectic mix of classical, pop and Broadway favorites, including a medley from Les Misérables.

Other selections will include works by Purcell, Mendelssohn, Adele, and the late Leonard Cohen. The U.C. […]

TREEmendous Celebration at Sculpture Space

TREE of 40 FRUIT Dedication Friday, April 28th, 5pm Free and Open to the Public 12 Gates St., Utica, New York Artist Talk and Demonstration with Artist Sam Van Aken The Tree of 40 Fruit by Sam Van Aken is a single grafted tree with the capacity to grow over 40 different varieties of stone […]

Kallet announces new exhibit beginning April 11

The Kallet Civic Center

The Griffing Gallery of the Kallet Civic Center in Oneida will be displaying watercolors by local artist Jana Kolowrat Laxa beginning April 11, 2017. The exhibit will run through the second week of May. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Laxa emigrated in […]