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Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 11am-4pm
Thursday 11am-7pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Also open by appointment.
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GVCA maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events as well as classes and workshops throughout the area.

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Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead on Friday, November 2, 7:00-9:00 pm. For more details see GLOW Traditions tab on our Events page.

Quilt Stories: Traversing Generations Exhibit

November 29, 2018 - January 25, 2019. Apartment One Gallery, Genesee Valley Council on the Arts “Quilt Stories: Traversing Generations” is the first Livingston County installment of GLOW Traditions' Quilt Stories project, initiated in 2017 in Wyoming County.  It will...

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Thanksgivings Hours at GVCA

GVCA will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Thursday, November 22nd to Saturday, November 24th. We will be open on Tuesday the 27th with our Winters Hours: Tues, Wed, Fri: 11-4 Thurs: 11-7 Sat:...

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That Time of Year Again!

GVCA loves recognizing our neighbors, friends and members for the wonderful support they give us. Please consider nominating a Livingston County resident for one of our annual arts awards in either Arts Education, Arts Leadership or Volunteer of the Year. The winners...

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Upcoming Events

Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm

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

Fiddler On The Roof @ RBTL
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

“Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF! Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Featuring a talented cast, lavish orchestra and stunning movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will introduce a new generation to the uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life! – The New York Times

Show Schedule:
Tuesday 7:30pm
Wednesday 7:30pm
Thursday 7:30pm
Friday 8:00pm
Saturday 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm & 6:30pm

2018 Holiday Concert @ Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Livingston Senior GLEE CLUB welcomes the public to our 4th annual holiday gala concert in the Atrium (1st floor) of the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at 11 Murray Hill Drive in Mt. Morris. Come and join us for an hour of joyous holiday choral music led by our Director, Sandra Szmanski. We welcome audience participation! If you have a friend, neighbor or relative who lives at the LCCNR, this is a wonderful opportunity to share in a beloved activity. Come and see what we’ve been preparing for the 2018 holiday season.

Brighton Symphony Orchestra “Glory & Majesty” Concert
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Brighton Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Genesee Chorale, will present their holiday concert entitled, “Glory and Majesty” on Sunday, December 16, 2018, 3:00pm at The Clover Center for the Arts, 1101 Clover Street in Rochester.

Directed by Ric Jones, this family concert features the world premiere of Daniel Baldwin’s “Letchworth Park Suite” for chorus and orchestra. Lyrics are taken from poems written by early visitors to Glen Iris Inn which were assembled into a book by William Pryor Letchworth.

The program also includes “A Most Wonderful Christmas” by Robert Sheldon, Jonathan Allentoff’s “Chanukah Festival Medley”, “Do You Hear What I Hear” arranged by Emily Crocker, John Moss, and John Levitt, Dan Forrest’s setting of “The Huron Carol”, Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” arranged for chorus and orchestra by Ric Jones, and the”Hallelujah Chorus” by G. F. Handel.

Admission is free, and donations will be gratefully accepted at the door. There will be a complimentary dessert reception following the performance.

The Brighton Symphony Orchestra is sponsored by the Town of Brighton Recreation, Parks & Community Services, and is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.

Morning Star
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Genesee Valley Children’s Choir presents their 9th annual holiday concert Morning Star. The choir theme for the year is All Creatures Great and Small, inspired by the hymn All things Bright and Beautiful and this concert features things bright and beautiful of the season as well as the creatures great and small. We will be singing pieces by Britten, Tavener, and Rutter. We look forward to seeing you there.

Needles at Noon! @ Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm

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

BIODANCE 12 x 12
Dec 19 @ 10:45 am – 12:30 pm

BIODANCE will complete its 12 for 12 project with a free performance for some of their favorite audience members – the senior citizens at Community Place of Greater Rochester! This free performance will feature works from the 2019 work, Aria, along with other BIODANCE repertory. Taking the place of BIODANCE’s regular limited mobility (in chairs) weekly dance class, the full company will perform on site for its friends at Community Place. We are excited. Limited space will allow for some outside guests.

Jim Brickman @ RBTL
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season with Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman as he celebrates A Joyful Christmas in Rochester. Jim Brickman delivers the sounds and spirit of the season with carols, classics and original songs on his 22nd holiday tour. Holiday music brings yuletide memories to life as Brickman helps you escape from the holiday hustle-bustle and keeps your days merry and bright. Bring your family, friends or that special someone and make Jim Brickman your new holiday tradition. Celebrate the faith, love and togetherness that we value most this time of year and share in the celebration of A Joyful Christmas.

Holiday Choral Concert @ ARC of Livingston Wyoming County
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Livingston Senior Glee Club will be singing their holiday songs for the seniors of the ARC Day Habilitation Program in Mt. Morris.

Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm