News & Events
2014 Member Show
Join us for the Cattaraugus County Arts Council’s 2014 Member Show featuring works from 26 artists. With diverse selections from both new and returning members, we celebrate the wealth of talent in the greater Cattaraugus County region.
Saturday, September 20, from 6-7pm, at the Olean Public Library Gallery and enjoy light refreshments and then from 7-9pm at The Center Gallery on the JCC Cattaraugus County campus. Awards will be presented at 8pm and hors d’oeuvres and happy hour refreshments will be available throughout the evening.
2015 Arts Grants
Application guidelines are now available for the 2015 Community Arts, Arts Education, and Artist in Community grants, funded by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program and administered locally by CCAC. Application deadline, October 24.
AmeriCorps Position Available!
The arts council is looking for an AmeriCorps member to serve as our Membership and Community Outreach Coordinator for 2014-2015. This half-time position, beginning in October, will work closely with CCAC staff to fulfill our mission of promoting the creation, presentation and creation of the arts in our region. The selected AmeriCorps member will assist with management of the volunteer program, enhance membership services, and help expand community outreach efforts. Potential candidates must have a minimum of two years of college coursework, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. AmeriCorps members receive a variety of benefits by participating in this program including education and job skills, a bi-weekly living allowance, CPR and first-aid training, forbearance of student loans while serving, interest accrual award for loan in forbearance, and an education award. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Tina at email@example.com.
Established in 1993 as part of the National and Community Service Trust Act, AmeriCorps has grown into a national network of programs that engages more than 70,000 Americans each year in community service programs. AmeriCorps members work within local and national non-profit organizations to help them improve and expand the quality of services they provide and raise awareness of the organizations in their communities. For more information about the Southern Tier AmeriCorps Resources Team, please contact the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau.
About the Arts Council
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) is transforming quality of life in the Southern Tier of New York State through education, service and