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.

December 2: Cellar d’Or

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Cellar d’Or 136 The Commons

Group Show

Featuring: Gabe Carraher, Chris Charles, Michael Goscinsky, Ivy Stevens-Gupta, Kathy Morris, Andrew Paine, Rachel Philipson, Michael Sampson, and Sheryl Sinkow.

December 2: Decorum Too

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Decorum Too Dewitt Mall 215 N Cayuga St

France, for Art’s sake

This exciting exhibit displays the work of five participants in Terry Plater’s annual artists and art-lovers’ retreat and workshop to France.  See oils, prints, photos, and mixed media work done by Judy Barringer, Edie Guo, Lina Lee, Alan Nemcek Terry Plater.

December 2: The Ink Shop


The Ink Shop Printmaking Center & Olive Branch Press 330 E State St, 2nd floor of CSMA building

19th Mini-Print International 11/4 – 1/20
This show invites artists from around the world to submit prints no larger than 4”x 4”. A juried selection of the submitted prints for the 19th Mini Print International will be exhibited at The Ink Shop in 2016. Our recent Mini Print shows have attracted artists from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand as well as many artists from the United States.

The Exhibition has been held bi-annually since 1985 and was founded and directed by Bev McLean who sought to challenge artists and provide an affordable form in which international art could be brought together. The exhibitions have toured throughout the US and abroad. The Ink Shop was a host of the 16th, 17th, 18th exhibits and is now organizing the 19th and following exhibits.