Experience the Arts
Sparkle Night by Amy Hoi Ngan Hsiao – Best in Show Everyday Life, Everyday Art
Tucked away in the rolling hills and charming villages of Tioga County, artists are producing fine art, handcrafts, music, plays and literature from home studios, converted barns, cozy cottages and on stage. Their work can be found in galleries, shops and the Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center in the Village of Owego. The Village is also home to the Tioga Arts Council, the heart of the arts community in the county. The Tioga Arts Council hosts monthly exhibits in their gallery and events around the county.
Members of the Tioga Arts Council are showing their work in the Tioga Arts Council gallery in Owego (179 Front Street) through October. You can stop in to view paintings, textiles, fiber and sculpture by local artists, or view it online here.
Next month exhibition will be “New York Abandoned,” a collection of black and white photos of places around the state that have been left to whether and age by Greg A. Chianis.
VIRTUAL HOME AND BUILDING TOUR
The Tioga Arts Council’s annual Home Tour is going virtual for 2020! Explore four unique homes, a haunted inn and a historic church from the comfort of your own home. This tour will take you to charming villages, the scenic countryside and the banks of the Susquehanna River as you view a variety of architectural styles and designs unique to Tioga County, NY. Tickets benefit the Tioga Arts Council and are $15 for a 30-day rental, so you can view the tour at your leisure. You can buy tickets and catch a sneak-peak of the Virtual Tour here.
OUTDOOR PUMPKIN GALLERY
Children’s Pumpkin Painting Contest
Your kids can be a part of an outdoor art exhibit! Pick up free pumpkins at the Tioga Arts Council (179 Front Street, Owego) and let you children’s creativity run wild. Bring them back for judging in five age categories. Winners will receive a free cookie decorating kit from C&M Sweets in Owego and all pumpkins will be placed in the Courthouse Square for the public to enjoy from October 24th – October 31st. For more information, check out the event on Facebook.
learn more about where to see, create and buy art below