Are you an established artist looking for a new market to exhibit your work in? Apply today for a chance at a solo exhibition in our Apartment 1 gallery! GVCA’s gallery space for established local and regional artists. We accept applications on an annual basis....read more
GVCA is now accepting submissions for the 3rd annual New Deal Writers Competition! The New Deal Writing Competition is a short story competition where the writer is asked to use a painting chosen by the staff of GVCA as inspiration for their short story. This year’s...read more
We invite all local interested persons creating art, beverages and food to become a vendor at the 2018 Genesee Valley Fare & Ware Festival! The 2nd Annual Genesee Valley Fare & Ware festival will be held on June 16th +17th, 2018 at Letchworth State Park near...read more
A Wintery Poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley The cold earth slept below; Above the cold sky shone; Due to the glorious winter weather, Genesee Valley Council on the Arts will be closed Saturday, January 6th due to the continuing inclement weather in our region. We...read more
From the staff, board and volunteers of Genesee Valley Council on the Arts, we wish you a Our holiday hours are as follows: Wednesday, December 20th – Friday, December 22nd – 11am-4pm The galleries and offices will be CLOSED Saturday, December 23rd, 2017...read more
This free concert is a first for the RCO Image City Orchestra Project, and reflects the Organization’s mission to seek collaborations and partnerships to bring great music to young, underserved, and new audiences. The RCO Image City Orchestra Project is committed to musical innovation and community outreach. It will deliver smart, compelling programming that is relevant to the musical dialogue in the Rochester community.
Statesman, orator, business and civic leader and Abolitionist, Frederick Douglass made his home in Rochester for a generation. The Rochester Oratorio Society mounts a Bicentennial commemoration of his life through readings, re-enactment and music, in Frederick Douglass at 200, Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:30 P.M., in the Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 Plymouth Avenue North, in Rochester. Tickets for this historic event ($25, $10 student with ID) are available from the ROS office at (585) 473-2234, through their web site, www.ROSsings.org, or online at http://douglass.bpt.me/ Catherine Cerulli, Executive Director of the University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony Center, and Rochester Historical Society historian Dan Cody collaborate in a pre-concert chat and exhibit beginning at 7:00 P.M.