Plenty of new artwork and performances to see at Downtown Ithaca’s February Gallery Night

Walkable tour set from 5 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 1

ITHACA NY January 25, 2019 – Dozens of unique artworks crafted by several talented local and regional artists will be available for viewing during February’s Gallery Night presented by Tompkins Trust Company. The walkable tour is set for Friday, Feb. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at many galleries, shops, and businesses in and around downtown Ithaca.

During this month’s Gallery Night, there are two new participating locations to highlight – City Centre and Sunny Days’ new location on the Commons. City Centre will feature artwork by Ron Parent titled From DETROIT to ITHACA – art in transition. Ron recently moved from Detroit, Michigan to Ithaca and his pastels and paintings on exhibit offer an overview of his various styles. On display at Sunny Days, Chasing The Clouds Photography by John Naegely. John is a photographer born and raised in Ithaca, NY.

Also swing by the Tompkins County Public Library, where three exhibits will be on display. One of the featured exhibits, titled DRAW A LINE—— Exploring the Mexican-US Border, features Cornell University students work in a course led by Professor Amy Sara Carroll that are responses to the US-Mexican border in today’s world.

State of the Art Gallery will continue to celebrate the gallery’s role as a thriving center for the arts for 30 years. In February, a Former Members Exhibit will showcase works by artists who helped to establish the gallery in 1989.

Plenty of other incredible artists’ exhibits will also be available at many other locations throughout the evening. For a complete listing of Gallery Night’s participating artists and locations along with other event details, visit www.gallerynightithaca.


ABOUT GALLERY NIGHT: Gallery Night Ithaca, voted Best Art Event in 2018 by the Ithaca Times, is a walkable tour of art openings and other special cultural events in and around downtown Ithaca, New York. This event takes place from 5:00-8:00 PM on the first Friday of every month. Gallery Night is presented and sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company, supported by Maguire Hyundai Subaru, and also made possible in part with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by the Community Arts Partnership and organized by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance. For additional information, visit