November 4: Handwork

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Handwork 102 W State St

Try your hand at decorating a clay holiday ornament using Handwork artisan Colleen McCall’s signature technique, sgraffito.

First, participants will hand paint brilliant under-glaze colors on a white porcelain surface. Then, draw through the layers of color to reveal the dark brown clay beneath. Use one of Colleen’s motifs or design your own. The drop in workshop is $5 per ornament. First come, first serve. Ornaments will be fired in the artist’s kiln and available for pick up as early as November 12!


November 4: CSMA

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Community School of Music and Arts 330 E State St

Online Auction Art on View

CSMA’s online auction – our annual fundraiser for scholarships and education programs – kicks off on Gallery Night and continues through November 21!

Local artists have generously donated works of fine art and craft, all on view in the gallery this month and on the auction website

You can also bid on dining, entertainment, merchandise and more donated by area businesses to support your local arts school!

November 4: Buffalo Street Books

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Buffalo Street Books 215 N Cayuga St

Beasts in Residence: Animals of Upstate New York

Paintings by Jodie Mangor and Johanna Husband

Inspired by the animals of the wild, of the farm, and of the home, Jodie Mangor and Johanna Husband created a show of oil and watercolor paintings. Enjoy colorful and detailed portraits of our region’s unique fauna.

November 4: eye


Eye 126 E State St, 2nd floor

Recently dubbed  “the Picasso of Ithaca,” by the Ithaca Times, Alice Muhlback, and co-creator Pamela Tan, will premiere their interactive animated art show, Once Upon an Eye at eye Gallery on the Ithaca Commons. Music composed by Joshua Handal.

Show runs from November 4th – December 18th, 2016.

November 4: Sacred Root Kava Lounge & Tea Bar

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Sacred Root Kava Lounge & Tea Bar 103 S Geneva St

Gaia Woolf-Nightingall, Sacred Elements of Life

Local visual artist Gaia Woolf-Nightingall presents a series of vibrant painted Mandalas which explore the Sacred Elements of Life: Air, Fire, Water, Earth and Spirit. Each painting in the series invites the audience to journey into the images through portal sigils which lead to the revelation of elemental wisdom in aspect to the human psyche.

Between 7:00 pm and 8:00pm the artist will lead a journey into the realm of the sacred element of Earth in its aspect as Manifestation.

November 4: Ink Shop

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Ink Shop 330 E State St

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.