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Gallery Hours

Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am-7pm
and Saturday 11am-3pm. Also open by appointment.
Contact us at (585) 243-6785 or info@gvartscouncil.org.

Events

Genesee Valley Council on the Arts maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events as well as classes and workshops throughout the area. See Calendar

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We invite you to join the staff, board and members of Genesee Valley Council on the Arts for our spring opening reception, Thursday, May 3rd 5pm-7pm. Our newest curated New Deal show is titled, The Healing Properties of Art. Our spring awakening exhibit will be a...

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GVCA's galleries will be closed, Saturday, March 24th to switch our exhibits from our Members' Exhibit to the Scholastic High School Art Show! Please Join us the following week beginning Tuesday, March 27th to see the talented work by area high school students. We're...

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May
29
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
May 29 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Jun
1
Fri
Music In The Park – Jim Kimball & The Geneseo String Band @ West Sparta Town Park
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring a picnic supper and enjoy an evening of Irish and American folk and dance music in our pavilion at the Town Hall park. The event is free and handicapped accessible.

Jun
5
Tue
Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Jun
8
Fri
Open Mic Performing Arts Series @ Dansville Artworks
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Performing Arts Series @ Dansville Artworks

Dansville ArtWorks hosts the Open Mic Series at the arts center and gift shop. Free and open to the public. Family friendly. Open mic/participation portion follows featured artist performance.
March 23: Beth Ely Sleboda – SPRING!
April 27: Christy Nicholas – Excerpt from Misfortune or Song
May 25: Dan Folts – Shieldmaiden: The Devin Snyder Story
June 8: Sean Thomas Dougherty: An Evening with Poet Sean Thomas Dougherty
June 22: Kay Thomas – From Non-Fiction to Fiction: A Writer’s Journey

More performers to be announced.

Jun
9
Sat
Artisans on Main
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

An outdoor gathering of artists that display and sell their original artwork. Delicious food and a band set the backdrop for this fine art affair in the country.

Season Opening at Spencerport Depot & Canal Museum @ Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

An event to kick off the 2018 season at the Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum.

We will have music from students at Dori’s Music Studio.

We will also be presenting our 2018 essay contest and photo contest awards.

Local author Terry Werth, will be present to help present the awards and talk about her experiences as an author.

Jun
12
Tue
Community Mosaic Project
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

6/12/2018 – Today’s workshop will focus on hand making ceramic tiles out of clay.

7/21/2018 – Today’s workshop will focus on glazing ceramic tiles.

8/21/2018 – Today’s workshop will focus on grouting the mosaic.

You’re invited to join us in making a series of collaborative woodland themed mosaic murals for display around Rochester. You’ll learn how to hand make ceramic tiles, glaze tiles, and assemble the final mosaic while making new friends and giving back to the community! Completed mosaics will be part of a touring exhibit around Rochester, NY.

Workshops are facilitated by art therapists Sarah Beren, LCAT and Mark Rodgers, MS at Spotted Rabbit Studio, with support from Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Youth ages 5+ and adults with a disability, as well as their caretaker, are welcome to participate. Space is limited. Workshops are FREE to attend.

To learn more about Spotted Rabbit Studio and our programming please visit our website at https://spottedrabbitstudio.com/

Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday for Needles as Noon! Bring your fiber project, eat some lunch and have great conversation!

Jun
16
Sat
2018 Genesee Valley Fare & Ware Festival @ Letchworth State Park
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for great summer fun and support local businesses!

Jun
17
Sun
2018 Genesee Valley Fare & Ware Festival @ Letchworth State Park
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for great summer fun and support local businesses!