Welcome to the Arts Center of Yates County. This website will keep you up to date with
events, exhibits, workshops, and all things concerning the arts in Yates County, NY. Check back often and don’t forget to join us on Facebook & Twitter!
Out of School Art
Dates: February 15, 2016 - February 19, 2016
“Out of School Art” classes will run next week – Monday – Friday, February 15 – 19th from 10 am to noon for kids ages 7 to 14. Each day there will be a different project based on the style of a children’s book illustrator. Watch for the work created on display at the Penn Yan Public Library during March – “Children’s Art Month”! Workshops are $5/student/day – take one or take more! Call 315-536-8226 to register!
Quick, Cheap & Good with Sarah Hassler
Dates: February 21, 2016
It is possible to whip up a restaurant quality meal at home and on a budget. Let professional sous chef Sarah show you how! $25 members, $30 not-yet-members
Art & Vine
Dates: February 26, 2016
"Painting class + wine glass = total gas". A fun night out with
friends - we supply all the paints, food, wine and instruction.
Create a masterpiece in three hours!
$42 members, $48 not-yet-members
Creations in Clay III with Faith Benedict
Dates: March 8, 2016 - April 21, 2016
Join Faith benedict in an “open studio” environment, to create functional or sculptural
forms using hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing techniques. Perfect for beginners or those with experience who wish to improve. No class April 5, 7, 12 & 14
$150 members, $180 not-yet-members, $25 for clay
CALL for ARTISTS: 2016 Juried Show
Dates: April 20, 2016
The 2016 Painting and Photography Juried Show at the
Arts Center of Yates County will be held from June 6th-July 18th, 2016.
You may view the Prospectus for the show on-line at the Art
Center of Yates County website. The Prospectus gives all the
details of how to enter the show as well as all the dates. Entries
will be accepted from January 1-April 20th. The first 10 artists to
enter the show will be automatically entered in a drawing for the
“Early Bird Award”."ACYC Entry Page on ShowSubmit"
Call 315-536-8226 for more information.
2016 Juried Show Photography & Painting
Dates: June 10, 2016 - July 18, 2016
The 2016 Painting and Photography Juried Show at the Arts Center of Yates County will be held from June 6th-July 18th. We are extremely pleased to have two wonderful jurors for the show this year. Lyn Asselta, nationally recognized pastel painter, and Willie Osterman, professor and program chair of the Fine Art Photography Department at Rochester Institute of Technology will jury our 2016 show.
You may view the Prospectus for the show on-line at PROSPECTUS
SUNNY POINT: Artist Opportunities
Dates: June 15, 2016 - October 15, 2016
The Arts Center offers two programs opportunities for Artists at our SUNNY POINT location located on Keuka Lake. ------------------
ARTIST in RESIDENCE: Open to visual artists, literary artists, and performance artists who demonstrate professional standing in their field, this residency offers a 10 day use of the Sunny Point facility located on Keuka Lake in New York’s Finger Lakes region. An award supported by the Arts Center of Yates County, this lakeside residence, with separate studio space, is available at no cost. Travel and meals not included. This opportunity includes the expectation that the artist will donate a piece of work reflective of his/her style or their Sunny Point experience to the Arts Center and its members. Dates for the Artist in Residence program for the 2016 season include: July 1 to July 11 or September 2 to September 12. ------------
ARTISTIC RETREAT: The Artistic Retreat provides a place for artists, singly or in a group, to create on beautiful Keuka Lake located in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York. Artists stay at and use the Sunny Point facilities for a 3 day, 5 day or 7 day period of time. This lakeside cottage can provide accommodations for up to 6 individuals, including linens and a full kitchen and is offered on an “as available” basis. Reservation fee for a 3 day stay is $750, for a 5 day stay $1,200, and for a 7 day stay $1,500. A $100.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT is due with registration. Balance due one week prior – payment to ACYC. Artistic Retreat Season: June 15 to October 15, 2016.
***For more information contact the Arts Center at (315) 535-8226 or email artscenter@ycac,org. ***