The Howlin’ Brothers – 6/1


The Howlin’ Brothers are a Nashville based string band composed of Cortland native Ian Craft, Dan Swan and Jared Green. Anchored in a bed of old-time blues and bluegrass, their upbeat shows are heavy with original and traditional music, featuring the sounds of slide banjo, harmonica and old-time fiddle. Sounding like what would happen ifContinue Reading

AUDITION NOTICE: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – June 5 + 6


Center Players presents… A Midsummer Night’s Dream Auditions June 5 & 6, 5pm-8pm Center for the Arts, Homer, NY. Performances August 10 & 11 and August 17 & 18 at outdoor venues throughout Cortland County. Rehearsal schedule to be distributed at first rehearsal on June 11 at 6pm at the Center for the Arts. CLICKContinue Reading

Summer Youth Mural Program (Ages 12 – 17)

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The Center for the Arts is offering a hands-on, instructional and free Mural Program for students between the ages of 12 – 17. This program pairs students with professional area artists to learn artistic, technical, and developmental skills in the process of designing and executing  mural. This year’s program is being led by Brookley SpanbauerContinue Reading

Mason Jennings – 6/23


Mason Jennings is an American folk-pop singer-songwriter. He is well known for his songwriting and distinctive voice. Mason Jennings June 23 8:00pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS or Call: 607-749-4900 Mason Jennings was born on the Island of Hawaii, but at an early age his family moved to the opposite of tropical, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At 13,Continue Reading

Summer Art Camp (Ages 5 – 11)


Brookley Spanbauer returns to the Center for the Arts for her annual art camp! There are two sessions: Art & Expression! A time to explore self expression through the use of techniques, color, and discovering different mediums! June 26 – 29 9:00am – 3:00pm Ages 5 – 11 Cost: $165 (multiple child discounts available) ArtContinue Reading

Introducing Center Sessions & Artist in Residence


Center Sessions Music is the most accessible art form there is. It binds people together. People, cultures, ideas, emotions. It influences and catalyses everything around us. “Center Sessions” is a multi-media project of the Center for the Arts of Homer that will chronicle exemplary bands and musicians from throughout Central New York. Center Sessions providesContinue Reading

Who are We?


We’re a community of artists, art lovers, music makers and listeners. The Center for the Arts, located on Main Street in Historic Homer, New York is one of Central New York’s preeminent presenters of the Arts. Our 400-seat “Whiting Theater,” with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiencesContinue Reading