Women Create will return to the 3rd On 3rd Gallery in 2014. The organizers are...
Nigel Eastman, a junior at Jamestown High School, won the Best High School Film award at the 2013 Boonies International FilmFestival in Warren, Pennsylvania. His short film, Jiffy, was screened at the Warren Public Library and the Struthers Library Theatre during the festival. He also participated in a question and answer session about the Insomniac [...]
Group Guitar Lessons September 24 & October 1, 8, 15, 22 at 7pm ($75) Reg Studio Theater – 108 East Third Street in Jamestown, NY Spencer Drake offers this five week course in beginning guitar for adults aged 22 and older. For more information including registration, click here.
In addition to arts education programs at Falconer, Jamestown and Sherman Schools, Arts Council For Chautauqua County has a strong presence at afterschool programs in the area. Thanks to funding from 21st Century Community Learning Centers, students create visual art, music, radio and video. Read about Arts Council activities at Eastside YMCA in this Post-Journal [...]
The First Great Jamestown ChalkWalk turned the sidewalks of Jamestown into multi-colored canvasses on September 15. Over 20 artists participated in the event. Several are still on display: On Third Street between Lafayette and Spring Streets. On Main Street between 2nd and 4th streets. Awards included: Most creative design 1st place: Chris Balaskas 2nd place: [...]
Couldn’t make it to the Insomniac 2012 screening? Fear not faithful viewers! Tomorrow Before Midnight, directed by Cody DeLong 1st Place Winner, Insomniac 2012 Competitive Film Festival _______________________________________________________________________ Successful Steve, directed by Eric Basile 2nd Place Winner, Insomniac 2012 Competitive Film Festival _______________________________________________________________________ Charlotte, directed by Barry Meyer 3rd Place Winner, Insomniac 2012 Competitive [...]
The doors may be closed, but the creativity lives on. Through the month of October, the Wright Gallery will display tapestries of student artwork from Rogers Elementary School. For more information, visit the Wright Gallery page.
Cardboard boat boat racing made its debut at McCrea Point in Jamestown on August 18. 11 boats were created and raced with adult and child crews before a crowd of over 150 people. The 1st Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta was hosted by the Reg Lenna Civic Center and Arts Council For Chautauqua County and raised [...]
If you find yourself on Facebook throughout the day, you can find up to the minute news on what’s happening with the Arts Council. Visit the Arts Council For Chautauqua County Facebook page often. Click “like” to receive status updates and event notifications.
Couldn’t make it to one of our shows? Check out the videos below to see what you missed… Videos were produced by Eric Basile, from MediaWorks. “These Are Days: 10,000 Maniacs 1981-2011″ – September/October 2011 “Cold Snap” – Photography – November/December 2011 Jenn Gooch’s “Almost Home” – January 2012 “Women Create” – [...]
Program Coordinator, Len Barry, shares a few items that make the Arts Council shine. Get “Up Close” to more of Jamestown at the Jamestown Up Close website.