Local Authors Workshop and Reading 7/18 – 7/19


Local Authors Workshop & Reading July 18 at 7:00pm Want to write a memoir, a poem, a short story; start a novel? Come to a one-evening, free workshop with author Nancy Avery Dafoe at the Center for the Arts on Main Street in Homer, NY at 7:00 pm on July 18th, 2018. Leave with characters,Continue Reading

Oliver! The Musical 7/20 – 7/22


Presented by Center Players & Homer Education Foundation July 20 + 21 @ 7:00pm July 22 @ 2:00pm Homer High School Auditorium CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS or Call: 607-749-4900 Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals toContinue Reading

The Bacon Brothers – 7/26 – SOLD OUT


This show is SOLD OUT Most people would agree that there’s nothing stronger, more durable and occasionally, even more volatile, than the bond between brothers. And when that bond includes the common goal of making music, the results often offer reason for an audience to sit up and take notice. There have been any numberContinue Reading

Brett Dennen – 7/31


July 31 8:00pm preshow with Rachel Beverly @ 7:00pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS or Call: 607-749-4900 Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen is a contemplative introvert by nature, an adventurer by soul, and the great communicator by effect. Much of his music stems inspiration from indulging in the natural environment around him – from camping trips along theContinue Reading

Summer Youth Mural Program (Ages 12 – 17)

artreach bridge park mural

The Center for the Arts is offering a hands-on, instructional 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 Spanbauer (Homer CentralContinue 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