Ithaca Festival Spring Craft Fair

Ithaca Festival, now celebrating its 41st year, took over the streets of Downtown Ithaca from Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2. An annual favorite part of this beloved festival is the art!  To keep in step with that tradition, the Ithaca Festival hosted highly skilled local and national craft vendors selling their latest handcrafted goods. Vendors for the 2019 … Read More

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

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.

Ithaca’s Art Bike Racks

Ithaca’s Art Bike Racks In 2017 the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA) and the City of Ithaca together with the Tompkins County Tourism Program and Bike Walk Tompkins launched a Community Bike Rack Design Competition with the idea of encouraging cycling as a desirable mode of transportation as well as enhancing downtown Ithaca with creative functional art, designed by and for … Read More

Art in the Air

Downtown Ithaca would love for you to create something special for Art in the Air, a sponsored seasonal banner program that adds color, variety, and beauty to the Ithaca Commons pedestrian mall.