Contributed by Joe Strodel / Skaneateles Area Arts Council
The mission of the Arts Council is to celebrate the visual and performing arts by creating an environment where cultural activity thrives in our community. The Skaneateles Area Arts Council is a 501(c)3 not-for profit organization. To contact the Arts Council or to sponsor one of their events, please call 685-2414.
Skaneateles Area Arts Council’s 4th annual gala will take place on July 20th, held at the beautiful (former Roosevelt family) lakeside estate in Skaneateles – Stella Maris Retreat Center – featuring singer/songwriters Ben Taylor and Sally Taylor. Siblings Ben and Sally are the children of Grammy winning musical icons – James Taylor and Carly Simon. We are very excited to have the Taylors perform in Skaneateles.
SkArts ‘N The Park
We are also presenting a free concert to the Skaneateles community, featuring the Mario DeSantis Orchestra and vocalists Maria DeSantis, Ronnie Leigh and Keith Condon in “Sinatra’s Faves” on July 5th at 7:00 p.m in the gazebo in Clift Park by the lake.
Confirmed SkArts Sponsors
The following Arts Council gala sponsors are already confirmed:
$5,000 level – Gina Castro, Robert Kiltz, MD, CNY Fertility, CNY Healing Arts
$3,000 level – Auburn Party Rental, Michael P. Falcone Family, Eagle Newspapers, Skaneateles Journal, Sherwood Inn, WRVO Radio, The Citizen
$1,500 level – Dermody, Burke & Brown; Hiscock and Barclay; Hobbit Hollow Farm; Bob and Sally Neumann, Linda Roche Realty, Rosalie’s Cucina, Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce
$1,000 level – Advance Context Solutions, Bill and Donna Davis, Barbara and Jed Delmonico, Everson Museum of Art, Michele Gardner Design, Darlene Kerr Family, Kimball and Jim Kraus, Raz Rahman and Susie Birchenough, Jack and Stephanie Rudnick, and Syracuse.com.
Winners of 2008 SkArts Grants
The winners of the Skaneateles Area Arts Council’s 2008 grants will also be announced at this free concert. The winners are: Jordon Elbridge School District – Art Department, John D. Barrow Gallery, Masterworks Chorale, Marcellus School District, Schweinfurth Art Center, Skaneateles Artisans, and the Skaneateles Festival.
- 6/10/2013 • Theater Weekend Held at Adirondack Great Camp
- 6/09/2013 • Skaneateles Hosts Antique and Classic Boat Show
- 6/08/2013 • Baltimore Woods Announces Programs for June 2013
- 6/07/2013 • Imagine Presents ‘Saturation of Color’
- 6/06/2013 • 2nd Annual CNY World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP) is June 15th, 2013