Corridor Cultural Venues
There are more than 30 cultural venues along the Connective Corridor to enjoy world-class art, music and spoken word performances.
For a calendar of cultural events, visit SyracuseArts.net or find out about Connective Corridor arts and cultural organizations by following the links below.
More information about area cultural venues can be found at the CNY Arts website.
- Arts Engage Syracuse
- Art Shops at Delavan Center
- Community Folk Art Center
- Downtown Writer’s Center
- Erie Canal Museum
- Everson Museum of Art
- Gear Factory
- Jazz Central
- La Casita Cultural Center
- Landmark Theatre
- Light Work
- Museum of Science and Technology (MOST)
- Museum of Young Art
- Oncenter (Mulroy Civic Center and War Memorial)
- Onondaga Historical Association Museum
- Point of Contact
- Rarely Done Productions
- Red House Arts Center
- Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series
- Salt City Center for the Performing Arts
- Sparky Town
- Syracuse Children’s Chorus
- Syracuse International Film Festival
- Syracuse Opera
- Syracuse Poster Project
- Syracuse Stage
- Syracuse Technology Garden
- Syracuse University Art Galleries
- Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
- Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center
- Temple Concord
- Third Thursday
- Wacheva Cultural Arts
- Warehouse Gallery
- Westcott Community Art Gallery
- Westcott Theater
- XL Projects
Syracuse University hosts a number of cultural events open to the community. public each day. For more information on SU events, click here.
- Arts Engage Syracuse is located on the Connective Corridor at 124 East Jefferson Street. SU Arts Engage/The Office of the Arts Presenter (created by the Chancellor) is a leading performing arts organization throughout Central New York. As a department of Syracuse University, SU Arts Engage strives to foster collaboration through diverse performance art. By collaborating with other art-affiliated organizations in downtown Syracuse, SU Arts Engage helps bring performing artists to the city of Syracuse consequently merging Syracuse University with the local community by offering events regarding the process, discussion, and performance of art. By commisioning world-renown artists whose work challenges mainstream culture, SU Arts Engageis able to create a local and global dialogue surrounding themes of social, political, and economical public peace.
SU Arts Engage is a highly collaborative organization that uses its readily transformable workspace to engage with sponsors, consultants, partners, Syracuse University departments, and the local community by holding receptions, meetings, conferences, and university classes while also sharing office space with other Syracuse University departments and temporary projects visiting the city of Syracuse.
Coalition of Museums and Arts Centers (CMAC) of Syracuse University celebrates and explores the visual and electronic arts through exhibitions, publications, public presentrations, education and scholarship. Its members include The Warehouse Gallery, SU Special Collections Research Center, SUArt Galleries, Point of Contact, Light Work/Community Dark Rooms, and the Community Folk Art Center.
- College of Visual and Performing Arts cultivates the creativity of the SU campus through public exhibitions and performances by students and faculty. Visit the Lowe Gallery, XL Projects, or attend one of several recitals at The Setnor School of Music located in Crouse College.
- First Year Players (FYP) is a student-run, musical theatre organization providing non-drama majors, first-year and transfer students the opportunity to perform in an annual spring musical and gives production experience to undergraduate members.
- Light Work and Community Darkrooms. Since 1973, Light Work has assisted artists in producing new work through exhibitions, lectures, classes, and related projects. Community Darkrooms provide classes, studio space, and a computer lab to assist and encourage local photographers.
- The Schine Student Center Galleries exhibit artwork by students and local professionals at one of two galleries: the White Cube gallery features the work of university art majors; the Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery features photographic exhibitions and can also be used to host receptions for featured artists.
- Syracuse University Art Collection serves, educates, and enriches the lives of students, faculty, and the community.
- The Syracuse Symposium celebrates creativity and imagination as well as interdisciplinary thinking through intellectual and artistic examination. The Symposium includes lectures, exhibits, and performances throughout the academic year.
- The University Lecture Series brings some of the world’s most accomplished individuals to Syracuse each year. Each lecture is free and open to the public at Hendricks Chapel. Past lecturers include Vice President Al Gore, Hon. George J. Mitchell, David McCullough, Salman Rushdie, and Garrison Keillor.
- The Community Folk Art Center provides opportunities for art-related discussions and forums for people of all ages, races, and backgrounds. CFAC works with artists with varying levels of experience to have their work showcased.