8/13/2014     J.R. Daniels Organ Concert
                       8:55am, St. Mary's in Cortland

9/05/2014     Cortland First Friday
9/05/2014     Cemetery Art Show Opening
9/05/2014     Through My Lens: Inaugural
                      Cortland National Photography Exhibit

Cortland First Fridays

Next up:  September 5, 5-8pm

The Cultural Council of Cortland County

The Cultural Council of Cortland County
(CCCC) blends music and drama - the
performing arts; paintings, photography and
sculpture - the visual arts; and many other arts
including music composition, creative writing,
culinary arts and a wealth of artisan crafts.

If you believe that culture has a lasting
significance in our lives, which is meant to be
shared by everyone, you should be a member
of CCCC.

Many of you may be joining using our mailed
form.  If so, many thanks!  You may also join
by sending us our
Online Membership Form.

We look forward to having you join CCCC!
Thank you so much for enriching the cultural
life for all of us by providing your support.


David Beale, Executive Director


Cultural Council of Cortland County
PO Box 5133
Cortland, NY  13045
Featuring News of Programs and Events of
The Cultural Council of Cortland Count
Beard Gallery Exhibits
Bus Trips
Classes and Workshops
Community Arts Challenge
Cortland Arts and Wine Festival
Cortland Arts Trail
Cortland First Friday
National Photography Exhibit
Snowfall Celebration
Through My Lens:  Inaugural Cortland National Photography Exhibition

The Cultural Council of Cortland County (CCCC) will host the Inaugural National
Juried Photography Exhibition “Through My Lens” to be held from August 19 through
October 16, 2014. The Exhibition will be displayed at the Main St SUNY Cortland
Beard Gallery, 9 Main Street, Cortland, a modern first floor handicap accessible
space.  The CCCC will charge an entry fee of $35 for non-members and $25 for
CCCC members for a maximum of two entries per person.
Click here to become a
member.  For more information and to apply, go to

2014 Cortland Arts and Wine Festival

Saturday, August 2, 2014
For more information, visit

Beard Gallery

Currently on display at the Beard Gallery of Main Street SUNY Cortland (9 Main St):

Eastern Tier Exhibit
July 25 - Aug 18

Featuring the artwork of Denise Hopkins of Taylor, Giuseppe San Filipo of Taylor
and Tom Whitmarsh of DeRuyter.

OPENING RECEPTION, August 1, 5-8pm
Featuring 3 music groups from the Eastern Tier

5 - 5:50pm : Out of the Woodwork, Taylor
6 - 6:50pm : Judy Barniak, Willet
7 - 7:50pm : The Brothers MacRae, Taylor
Life Drawing

Life Drawing open sessions are held on select Thursdays, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at
Richard Mitchell's studio, located on the 2nd floor of 9 North Main Street, Cortland.

  • $12 per session, call 607-753-1188 for more info!
Cortland Rural Cemetery Art Show

Have you ever noticed how beautiful cemeteries are? Even better, have you ever
created a work of art inspired by a cemetery? If so (or even if you’ve ‘never thought
about it’), now is your chance to make it so! Thanks to a grant from CNY Arts and with
help from the CCCC— the Cortland Rural Cemetery will host its first-ever
“Cemetery Art
Show” featuring art inspired by our beautiful cemetery and displayed at the new home of
the CCCC at the cemetery’s historic historic ‘superintendent’s house’ on 112 Tompkins

Click Here for details!
4th Annual Regional Juried Photography Exhibition

This year's show will be held at the Beard Gallery from October 20th - December
1st 2014.

Entry deadline is September 23rd.

Click here for details!