March 1st, Handwork


Handwork Co-op,  102 West State Street
Sgraffito & Hand-painted Pottery with Colleen McCall
Learn how co-op member Colleen McCall decorates her colorful patterned pottery. Colleen’s hand built pots are inspired by vibrant textile patterns and the unique shapes and textures in vintage glassware.

March 1st, The Mink Gallery

Mink Gallery

The Mink Gallery, 614 N Cayuga St

The Mink Gallery in the Garden reopens this month after a winter break. Don’t miss this range of colorful abstract work, old and new, large and small, in the warm and inviting gallery. A ten minute walk from downtown, or if driving, plenty of parking.

March 1st, The Bookery


The Bookery, 215 N Cayuga St (Dewitt Mall)

The Bookery Gallery is proud to host the work of James Spitznagel for the months of March and April.  Spitznagel has been working in the visual arts and music fields for the last 50 years. His recent digital art explorations are part of a cohesive artistic statement that stretches the imagined uses of iPads, computers, and printers to fit his abstract vision of thoughts, dreams, and reality.

March 1st, Decorum-too

Summer in the Inlet

Decorum-too, 215 Cayuga St (Dewitt Mall)

Paintings by Carlton Manzano

Decorum Too  1 March – 30 April, 2019

A series of new oil paintings of Ithaca and surrounding areas will be on display for the months of March and April at Decorum Too in the Dewitt Mall.

Carlton’s paintings combine impression and realism that reflect the feeling of the landscape at any given moment.

Working outdoors and quickly, Carlton interprets the subject with brush strokes that are fresh, bold and painterly.  A visual statement in twenty-five words or less.

March 1st, Ithaca Coffee Company


Ithaca Coffee Company311 Green St 

Winter Escape by  Mary Reynolds

Description: If you can’t make it to the beach this winter then come on over to the Ithaca Coffee Company tavern and bask in the warmth of the latest series of drawings by Mary Reynolds. Inspired by the southern coastal regions, these colorful drawings include shore birds, marine life, sea shells, tropical plants and charming beach cottages. Mary created decorative and functional art in various mediums including illustration, assemblage, painting and collage.

March 1st, Sunny Days

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Sunny Days (New location), 215 The Commons (next to the Visitor Center)

Whimsical Wonderland by Angela Rella 

Angela Rella is a colored pencil artist from Ithaca, New York who makes lively, whimsical drawings marked by an unabashed use of color and deep appreciation for pattern.  It is her intention to create work that makes the viewer smile, and spreads feelings of positivity and appreciation for the absurdity, fun, and profound beauty to be found in even the most simple experiences. (Maybe Angela’s art will inspire you to make a small colored pencil design of your own when you come to Sunny Days, and we will make it into a FREE pin-back button!)

March 1st, State of the Art Gallery


State of the Art Gallery, 120 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State St

State of the Art hosts its 30th Annual Juried Photography Show during February. Photographs made using digital, experimental and traditional methods will be shown. The show is regional in nature but photographers from Rochester to New York City are also represented. A reception for the artists is Friday, March 1, 5-8pm with prizes awarded at 6:30pm. Prize judge is Laurie Snyder, former chair of Photography at Maryland Institute College of Art. Show dates: Feb. 27-March 31, 2019. Gallery hours:  Wed.- Fri., 12-6pm and Sat. & Sun., 12-5pm. 120 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street with curbside parking and handicap accessibility. Info: 607-277-1626 and