Odyssey through Ithaca Arts

Discover the Creative Pulse of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY is a vibrant hub for artists and art enthusiasts alike. From galleries showcasing local talent to interactive public art installations, there's something for everyone. 

The Community Arts Partnership invites you to embark on an Odyssey through the Ithaca Arts! Set your pace as you journey past murals to seek out painted electrical boxes, walk the gorge up to Cornell to the Johnson Art Museum, go gallery hopping on First Fridays, visit open Art Trail studios on Second Saturdays, shop artisanal crafts at the Farmers Market and artisan co-ops, and so much more. Ithaca is your arts destination!

48 hours of arts in Ithaca

Don’t have much time in Ithaca? No worries! Perfect for those with a whirlwind schedule, this curated list ensures you experience the very best of Ithaca's artistic offerings without missing a beat. From a leisurely stroll through the Greater Ithaca Art Trail's 'Second Saturdays,' to a cinematic escape at Cinemapolis, this itinerary promises an artistic odyssey through Ithaca's rich cultural landscape.

Seasonal Gems

Ithaca's artistic calendar is a vibrant tapestry woven with the threads of the seasons. As the seasons shift, so do the offerings, ensuring that every visit to Ithaca is a unique artistic adventure. Whether it's the blossoms of spring or the golden hues of autumn, Ithaca's seasonal events are a testament to the city's ever-evolving artistic spirit. Be sure to check out our seasonal itineraries so you don’t miss out.

Get Ready to Explore

From galleries to outdoor sculptures, Ithaca invites you to discover the artistic spirit that thrives in our community. Whether you're an artist or an art enthusiast, there are hands-on experiences along with quirky independent stores to bring home locally made keepsake. Start planning your artistic adventure in Ithaca today!

Arts Itineraries Self-guided experiences

Essential Ithaca Arts Itinerary Dec 12

Essential Ithaca Arts Itinerary

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YEAR-ROUND ESSENTIALS: 48 Hours of Arts in Ithaca No matter what time of year you visit, find out why Ithaca is one of the top 10 arts-vibrant medium-size communities in the United States!…

Winter Arts Itinerary Dec 12

Winter Arts Itinerary

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WINTER ARTS IN ITHACA Embark on your own Ithaca Arts Odyssey in winter! Plan your visit around a special winter show. Or check out the list of performance venues with events throughout the…