December 2: Benjamin Peters

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Benjamin Peters 120 E State St

Paintings and Ceramics by Gary Bercow

New works by local artist and educator, Gary Bercow will include mixed media gouache paintings, oils on canvas and functional carved/textured ceramic pieces.  Live acoustic music performed by Hannah Law and Abel McSurely Bradshaw. 

December 2: Ithacamade


Ithacamade Dewitt Mall, 215 N Cayuga St

Tis The Season

Ithacamade ushers in the Holiday Season with a store wide celebration. New work by many of our artists, live music and refreshments!

December 2: eye

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eye 126 The Commons

The second leg of Alice Muhlback’s magical show, Once Upon an Eye @ eye Gallery will feature new paintings, interactive objects, and never-before-seen clips from her animated short of the same name.

The film was co-created by Pamela Tan, with music composed by Joshua Handal. The exhibit runs until December 18th, 2016.

In addition, eye continues to sell the work of Melissa Zarem, Jim Garmhausen, Justin Hjortshøj, Domenica Brockman, Giselle Potter, Marina Delaney, and Camille Chew.

December 2: Sunny Days of Ithaca

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Sunny Days of Ithaca 123 S Cayuga St

Carl Schofield, Landscape Prints

Carl Schofield was a research scientist with the department of Natural Resources at Cornell University from 1960 to 1995. His long term interest in photography dates back to his teens and, following his retirement, he has pursued this former hobby more vigorously as an avocation. Carl’s primary interests are nature, landscape, and travel photography, particularly Infrared landscape photography.

December 2: Community School of Music and Arts

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Community School of Music and Arts 330 E State St

Annual Open Show

Curated by acclaimed painter Joyce Stillman-Myers, CSMA’s Open Show presents work in a variety media by more than 50 local artists. Representing traditional to contemporary styles, this much-anticipated show celebrates the vibrant and diverse visual arts interests of our community.

Visit more than once from December through January to appreciate everything this show has to offer!

December 2: Buffalo Street Books

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Buffalo Street Books The Dewitt Mall, 215 N Cayuga St

Alice Gant, Very Long Books.

An exhibit especially for collectors of one-of-a-kind books.  Alice Gant’s painted, stitched narrations about “things we love,” calls for careful scrutiny and leisurely enjoyment.  The very long books are expandable.

December 2: Handwork


Handwork 102 W State St

Make your own poinsettia gift tag with Handwork artist Caroline Spellman. Get an introduction to paper quilling and try your hand at this historic art form.

As Bob Nagel creates his charming holiday ornaments in-store, learn about the tools and technique of chip carving from start to finish.