The Center for the Arts of Homer, built in 1894, is an historic facility on the State Historic Register, which served for over 100 years as the First Baptist Church of Homer. This winter it was discovered by our HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) service providers that the existing boiler system has entered its “terminalContinue Reading

Dragonfly – a new play

What happens when you face your fears? Find out in DRAGONFLY, a new short drama by the playwright Terrence Dwyer making it’s world premier at the Center for the Arts of Homer. Directed by Mister Jack Carr Featuring Marcia Mele and Matthew SteelePresented by Center Players April 22nd at 7:30pmApril 24th at 7:30pmWhiting Theater atContinue Reading


This summer, the Center for the Arts is hosting Drive-In Concerts at Dwyer Park in Preble, NY (CLICK HERE FOR MAP) located about 10 minutes north of Homer. Gates open at 6:00pmYou must purchase your vehicle ticket in advance. Up to four individuals per vehicle. All Drive-In Concerts are “First Come, First Parked” shows. CenterContinue Reading

Friday Night Films

FILM! BAR! FOOD!Enjoy a beverage and some nibbles while enjoying your favorite films on the Big Screen & Concert Sound System at the Center for the Arts! All films are $10 Admission per person. Limit 100 People. Masks are required unless eating, drinking, or seated. Socially distanced seating in the spacious Whiting Theater.Food and Beverages/AdultContinue Reading

Muriel Anderson – 1st Indoor Concert!

Muriel is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship, and the first indoor concert to return to the Whiting Theater at the Center for the Arts! ANNUAL SPONSOR: THE SUMMIT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SEASON SPONSOR: CHINA TOWNE FURNITURE & MATTRESS SHOW SPONSORED BY CORTLAND EYE CENTER About this Event Muriel Anderson,Continue Reading

Call for Art: Cortland County High School Students!

The Center for the Arts of Homer is accepting submissions from student artists in grades 9 – 12 who attend school (or home school) in Cortland County. Artists of all mediums are encouraged to submit work for consideration for a professional gallery exhibition in the Center’s Art Gallery running May 25 – June 22, 2021.Continue Reading

Plan Your Special Event!

The Center for the Arts is a unique and affordable Central New York event venue. Located on historic Main Street in Homer, New York, rentals are available on an hourly or day-long basis. The Center includes banquet and meeting facilities, as well as a perfect ceremony sites, and small meeting and conference rooms. Historic charm,Continue Reading

2020 Center Program

Due to the health crisis, our ability to release our printed program for 2020 was held back to some degrees. Click the link below to view the 2020 program. Center for the Arts of Homer – 2020 Program by Center for the Arts of Homer – issuu

Who are We?

The Center for the Arts of Homer, 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 audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, andContinue Reading