” Interpretations” Art show by Joan Pingitore

Olean Public Library 134 North 2nd Street, Olean

Joan is a southern tier artist with BA in Arts and Wellness, and has been creating most of her life. She’s worked in many different art forms and finds painting to be the most challenging. She has this comment on her art – “Life relationships and the elemental forms of nature have been the driving […]


Tokimeki Blue residency with Cameron McKinney and Cayla Mae Simpson

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

TOKIMEKI BLUE Multimedia dance installation in the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery at Alfred University Created by Cameron McKinney + Cayla Mae Simpson Curated by D. Chase Angier Sept 10 – Oct 11, 2021 This project is made possible with funds from the NYS DanceForce, a partnership program of the New York State Council on the Arts with […]


Beginner & Intermediate Throwing Fall Session

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean

This 6 week class taught by Helene Stolzenberg, will give students the basics of throwing vessels on a pottery wheel. You will learn to wedge, center, and pull up walls. The final class will be spent learning very basic glaze techniques. All supplies included along with 25 lbs of clay. Date: 9/16 - 10/21 Time: […]

$140 – $160

Suspended Light // Subversive Tension

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

The artists approach space from dimensional, performative, and interactive perspectives. Henry Jackson-Spieker responds to the physical boundaries of the gallery by altering and creating new surroundings and structures within the space. These surroundings are used to critique forms of societal structures through the use of multiples, tension, and physical manipulation. Felicity Machado investigates the relationship […]


Exhibition Opening: To Linda, Love, Joe

Saint Bonaventure University / Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts 3261 West State Road, St. Bonaventure

To Linda, Love, Joe - an exhibition of the work of Western New York artist Joe Orffeo (1926-2013) Dr. Anthony Bannon, Executive Director of the Burchfield Penney Art Center, will open the exhibition with a gallery talk on Joe Orffeo's life and work. All are welcome. About The Exhibition: To Joe Orffeo, Linda was the […]


Days (Tsai Ming-liang, 2020) – Film Screening

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

Under the pain of illness and treatment, Kang (Lee Kang-sheng) finds himself adrift. He meets Non (Anong Houngheuangsy) in a foreign land. They find consolation in each other before parting ways and carrying on with their days. The latest film from Tsai Ming-liang (Goodbye Dragon Inn, Stray Dogs, The Wayward Cloud), Days marks yet another […]

The Teabowl

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Presenter: Meghen Jones, Associate Professor of Art History and Guest Curator, Path of the Teabowl. What is a teabowl? How did it become an iconic ceramic art form? Come hear about the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum's exhibition Path of the Teabowl, from its thousand-year-old bowls that Zen Buddhist monks drank from in China, to contemporary […]

Brushes N Brews

Four Mile Brewing 202 E. Greene Street, Olean

Join artist Samila Sosic from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece. Bring a group of friends to complete this fun evening of social creativity. All painting supplies will be provided! No need to bring a beverage as Four Mile Brewing is fully stocked!! Instructor: Samila […]

$35 – $45

Creative Clay: Pumpkins

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean

Get in the holiday spirit with these festive clay pumpkins. Tara Dedrick will instruct you on how to make your own wonderful clay pumpkins. This will be a great addition for any decorating you might want to do for Halloween or Thanksgiving. The first class will be all about making the clay pumpkin and the […]

$35 – $45


Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean

Tatting is a type of vintage lacework that uses a basic double knot that is repeated over and over again, done with a tatting shuttle. Come find out how to make lace edgings, snowflakes, and more. If you enjoy crochet, knitting, embroidery, and sewing, then there's a good chance that you'll enjoy tatting. Instructor: Linda […]

$100 – $120

Paper Making

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean

In this introductory workshop, students will learn the basics of hand paper-making, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. Note: Paper will not be ready for students to take home on the day of the class.

$60 – $80

Allegany Artisans Open Studio Tour

The Allegany Artisans will hold their 33rd annual open studio event throughout Allegany County on Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm each day. Selected studios will also be open on Friday, October 15, 5 – 8 pm. Visit 25 working studios that include 32 artisans of diverse styles, tastes, […]