Community School of Music and Arts 330 E State St
Chronicling Brief Lives: Botanical Portraits in Watercolor by milly acharya
A retrospective exhibition of works by American Society of Botanical Artists award-winning illustrator, milly acharya. Intimately detailed water colors honor the plants whose lives acharya explores, documents, and portrays.
Join us from 6:30 – 7:00 pm for a Gallery Night talk by the artist, “History and Heroes of Botanical Illustration.” A studio master class taught by acharya on March 18-19 will also accompany this show; see http://www.csma-ithaca.org for info.
Handwork 120 W State St
Youth Art Month at Handwork
Join us for a walk-in monoprint workshop for children 5+ and adults who want to play! Workshop is first come first served. We will be using craft paints and plates to create colorful prints to take home with you. Drying time is needed and adult supervision/assistance required.
On display in Handwork’s 3rd room windows: Paintings and drawings by students from Allison DeDominick’s CSMA class. In Allison’s class, students explore the fundamental skills of drawing and painting as well as the styles and techniques of famous artists.
Mimi’s Attic 430 W State St
Works by Yen Ospina, Shanna Fiorucci, Megan Kadlecik and Melissa Zarem.
An eclectic show of visual art made by four female staff members of Mimi’s Attic and Mama Goose. These hard-working and multi-talented women create art using a variety of medium including watercolor, oil painting, ink, crayon, graphite, fabric and reused materials. There will be cider tastings provided by Good Life Farm as well as bread to sample from Wide Awake Bakery. Art will be displayed Friday-Sunday.
Piece above done by Yen Ospina.
Tompkins County Public Library 101 E Green St
“Putting Her Back into History,” a Women’s History Month Installation
“What Would MLK Say Today?” Poster Contest
Two new installations open at TCPL at March Gallery Night. “Putting Her Back into History” is curated by filmmaker Sue Perlgut and will be installed on computer monitors in the library.
At 6 PM there will be a staged reading and screening of Perlgut’s “Women’s Wisdom Project” in the Borg/Warner Community Room. Check http://www.facebook.com/WomensWisdomPlay/ for more information.
Winners and other entries of the TC Office of Human Rights third annual poster contest will be displayed in front of the portrait of Ezra Cornell. The theme this year is Voting Rights.
Refreshments will be served. Entry to the Library after closing time (6 pm) is through the BorgWarner Entrance behind the bus shelter on Green Street.
The Studio, Ithaca College 171 E State St, Basement of Center Ithaca
Join us on Gallery Night for a program of short films made by Ithaca College students and presented by The Studio. This program showcases two documentaries by and about women athletes.
“2,000 Meters Out” follows Emily Morley, a rower on the IC Women’s Crew Team, through the highs and lows of her journey to the Olympics. This is a work-in-progress; come learn about how documentaries are made from the student filmmakers Maeve Berry, Bailey Doran, Abby Mellinger, Rebecca Veninsky, and Julia Williamson.
“A Champion for Women” by Brenna Dowd is about Olympic gold medal swimmer Nancy Hogshead-Makar. Later, as a civil rights lawyer, she vigorously applied Title IX to prohibit discrimination against girls and women in any educational program or activity that receives federal funding.
Hilton Garden Inn 130 Seneca Street
Lindy Joy Cummings, Ice is Nice
Lindy finds magic in ice. She has been photographing ice for several years and has learned how to share the beauty she sees with you. Her photos are alive with color, vibrancy, and the mysteries of ice formation. Your imagination will immediately engage in finding a world of familiar forms in each image. The macro world of photography is an amazing place to visit. Come and enjoy ice for a change!
Sunny Days of Ithaca 123 S Cayuga St
Lisa Baechtle, Animal Stories
Lisa Baechtle is known for vibrantly colored watercolors on paper. She is a visual storyteller. Her world is one where an osprey flies alongside a giraffe, where elephants and tigers, turtles, bumble bees and bears are all free to interplay as teachers and companions in our human experience. She invites the viewer into a world of imagination where any possible story can exist.