Foundations Exhibition

Cohen Center Gallery 55 North Main Street, Alfred, NY

First-year students in the School of Art and Design will showcase some of their works from this semester. Displayed in the Cohen Barn!

Mollie McKinley: Dissolve Coagulate Opening Reception

Robert C Turner Gallery 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

A solo MFA thesis exhibition by Mollie McKinley. Interdisciplinary works including sculptural photographs and sculptures made from salt, blown glass, and neon. On display from April 30th - May 3rd

Film Screening: The Grand Bizarre (Jodie Mack, 2018, 60 minutes)

Nevins Theater 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Come out and celebrate the final day of the spring semester with a film screening of one of the most fun (and acclaimed) experimental films in recent years! Playful, visually inventive, and impossible to describe, Jodie Mack's The Grand Bizarre explores the global textile industry and embraces the colors and patterns of the world around […]


Creative Clay: Wall Heart Vase

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

May makes us think about flowers at the Tri-County Arts Council and this month, for the creative clay class, instructor Tara Dedrick will lead you in creating a beautiful heart pocket vase! Tara will walk you through pressing clay, adding texture and using heart cut outs, to create these adorable vases. Students can choose the size […]

$35 – $45

Stains of Time

Celadon Terra Cotta 62 N Main Street, Alfred, NY

a One Day Exhibition of ceramic work made by Randall Chairs Heringa/Van Kalsbeek at Alfred University during their stay this last semester


Lath and Key: Maddy Speicher Willis- MFA Exhibition

Cohen Center Gallery 55 North Main Street, Alfred, NY

A solo MFA Painting Thesis exhibition by Maddy Speicher-Willis in Cohen Gallery. Opening on May 6th, from 6-8pm. Open through May 14th.


MFA Alfred/ Dusseldorf Painting Thesis Walk Through


MFA Alfred/ Dusseldorf Painting Grads will walk through their thesis exhibitions and give a brief description of their work. Discussions will take place on the @alfredpaintingmfa instagram. Schedule for talks: 10:00 Madeleine Speicher-Willis 10:20 Nina Lai 10:40 Isabel Monti 11:00 Siennie Lee 11:20 Emma Barnes.


Paper Making

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

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. Instructor: Susan Doran Date: May 7th 2022 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 -3:00pm Cost: $50 Artisan Members & Above […]

$50 – $60

BFA Shows

May 7th - May 11th Receptions: Saturday, May 7, 4-8pm Harder Hall, Binns- Merrill Hall, Cohen Barn and Miller Performing Arts Center Candidates for the BFA degree from the School of Art and Design at the NYS College of Ceramics show their work in a diverse number of mediums & genres including ceramics, painting, sculpture, […]

Brushes N Brews: May

Four Mile Brewing 202 E. Greene Street, Olean, NY

Brushes N Brews is a fun evening with your friends, where you can laugh, have a Four Mile beer, and paint in a judgement free atmosphere. We will bring all your painting supplies and Four Mile Brewing is ready to take your order. Supplies are covered in the cost but not beverages. Hosted at: Four […]

$35 – $45

Children’s Class: Mobile Birds

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

Migrate on over to the Tri-County Arts Council and celebrate Spring! The birds are returning so let's get in the spirit and make your own flapping bird mobile! Instructor: Jen Wolbert Date: May 12th (Thursday) Time: 3:30-5:30 Cost: $20 Members & Non-Members Age: 5-9


Cyanotypes Photography

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

Instructor: Jeannine Swallow Date: May 14th, 2022 (Saturday) Time: 10:00 - 2:30 with a half-hour break Cost: $55 Artisan Members & Above and $65 Basic/Family Members & Non-Members Cyanotypes (aka sun prints) are an exciting photographic printing process. Sometimes results are predicable, sometimes they are not. We will work with the sun as our UV […]

$55 – $65