Ithaca Coffee Company, 311 Green St
Keeping Up with the Past (Image: Frances by Joanne)
Works by Local Artists Living with Memory Loss. In honor of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Ithaca Coffee Company will showcase work on loan from the Memory Maker Project, featuring the artwork and poetry of local people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss. The Memory Maker Project is a small grassroots program offering art, culture and advocacy opportunities for people living with memory loss and their loved ones in the Southern Tier. The Memory Maker Project is a program of the Center for Transformative Action–a Cornell affiliate and 501c3. To learn more, visit memorymakerproject.org or call (607) 240-6204. Funding for this project comes in part from “An Evening to Remember” – a Gala to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of CNY. This year’s gala will take place November 27th. For ticket information and other details visit www.ithacagala.com.
Benjamin Peters, 120 The Commons
Recent work by Shima Foroughi
Lifelong, 119 West Court Street
Elusives: The Natural World We Seldom See
A group exhibition by the members of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
The natural world holds many secrets! How much are we missing as we go about our busy lives? This exhibition showcases the creatures and plants that live hidden away from the casual eye. The Guild artists have chosen species and behaviors that fascinated them and hope that the you will be equally fascinated.
The exhibition will be up through the end of December. Please join us for the opening 5 – 8 during Gallery Night.
CAP ArtSpace, Center Ithaca, 171 The Commons
CAP-a-Palooza Art Sale Extraordinaire!
The Community Arts Partnership’s “CAP-a-Palooza Art Sale” starts on Gallery Night! Each year over 400 (!) pieces of art are donated to the Community Arts Partnership for this CAP fundraiser that runs through December 2nd. Community members were asked to look in their attics, basements and closets for art to donate. The result is a fun combination of vintage fabulous, amateur, professional, and contemporary art. Work is priced to sell AND you can buy work right off the walls. Come see if you can find some unique holiday gifts. We thank Tompkins Trust for sponsoring an entire year of ArtSpace exhibits, and Taylor, the Builders for sponsoring our October through December exhibits.