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


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

Live Theater!

Center Players is a community theater program of the Center for the Arts in Homer, New York. Center Players produces quality, live theater productions at affordable prices, by and for the greater community, and provides a venue and an experience for community artists to practice and display their craft. COMING SOON! Love Lettersby A.R. GurneyContinue Reading

Farm to Concert Dinner

Come enjoy a local farm-to-table dinner with food and music provided by local farmers and local musicians! The Center is celebrating a commitment to all things local with a Farm to Concert dinner event where both the food and music will be sourced from local farms. The meal will feature ingredients from farms around theContinue 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

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

The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare in the Park)

A Production of Center Players Double-meanings, disguises and dirty laundry abound as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. But the ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own at Falstaff’s expense… DATES:August 20 atContinue Reading