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Past Events

July 8, 2019

SAVE THE DATE !

July 8, 2019 at 10:00amAugust 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Creative Arts Academy – Summer Camp Grades 5 – 8  Save the Date July 8th – Aug 2nd  

June 27, 2019

Collective Display 5-year Anniversary Art Show

June 27, 2019 at 10:00amAugust 16, 2019 at 4:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Collective Display 5-year Anniversary Art Show, curated by Syracuse’s own Jaleel Campbell (www.jaleelcampbell.com)! Panel discussion moderated by CFAC Executive Director Tanisha Jackson.…

June 15, 2019

Closing Reception – 47th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

June 15, 2019 at 1:00pm4:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Closing reception: June 15th 1-4pm  47th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition Exhibition on view: June 1st – June 15 2019   If you need an accommodation in order to fully…

June 4, 2019

RAP RHYTHM RHYME 2019

June 4, 2019 at 6:00pmJune 10, 2019 at 8:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Amanda Eke is a Nigerian American Artist, and Scholar. A Fulbright Award winner and author, she uses both her love for writing and music to address socio-political issues, and contemporary culture…

May 15, 2019

Handbuilding Summer Class

May 15, 2019 at 9:00amJune 19, 2019 at 12:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

This class provides students with intermediate techniques using slab, coil and pinch methods. Eunjung Shin Vargas holds a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Syracuse University and Kyunghee…

May 2, 2019

New York Civil Liberties Union event

May 2, 2019 at 6:00pm8:30pm

Community Folk Art Center

New York Civil Liberties Union event here at CFAC on Thursday, May 2. To register for the event, please click the link below https://action.aclu.org/event/nyclu-syracuse-viaduct-2019  

April 18, 2019

Opening Reception – MFA ART EXHIBITION

April 18, 2019 at 5:30pm7:30pm

Community Folk Art Center

PLANS ARE CANCELLED celebrates this re-examination. People might think that the phrase itself hints towards the negative, or conjures thoughts of disappointment and cynicism, but that’s not…

March 26, 2019

Excerpts from Dezafi by Frankétienne & Film Screening

March 26, 2019 at 12:00pm4:15pm

Community Folk Art Center

An exhibition of eight paintings by the artist, sampling thirty years of his production (1988- 2018). On view from MARCH 20 TO 26. COMMUNITY FOLK ART CENTER (CFAC), ART GALLERY, Gallery…

February 22, 2019

A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow – Opening Reception + Artist Talk

February 22, 2019 at 5:00pm7:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Opening Reception + Artist Talk: Feb 22, 5-7pmReception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available. Exhibition showing: Feb 19 – Mar 23rd    A Time for Joy…

February 2, 2019

Black History Month: Lit’ for Life—African American Read-In

February 2, 2019 at 12:00pm2:00pm EST

Community Folk Art Center

Spend time with award winning ceramic artist David MacDonald, enjoy reading, crafts, and a book giveaway!

January 25, 2019

in the clearing. Town Hall Meeting (cancelled)

January 25, 2019 at 5:00pm7:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled in the clearing. is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing…

December 7, 2018

in the clearing. Opening Reception

December 7, 2018 at 5:00pm8:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

in the clearing. Opening Reception in the clearing. is a multidisciplinary art installation exploring the emotional ripple effects of individuals residing within systemic gun violence of…

November 30, 2018

A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, featuring Brownskin Band

November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm9:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin featuring the Brownskin Band Come out for a panel discussion and concert to celebrate the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Free, and open to the public.…

October 21, 2018

Nené Traviesa

October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm4:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Nené Traviesa A story by José Marti, adapted and directed by José Miguel Hernández Hurtado. The story of a beautiful relationship between a father and his young daughter and the…

October 20, 2018

Nené Traviesa

October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm10:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Nené Traviesa A story by José Marti, adapted and directed by José Miguel Hernández Hurtado. The story of a beautiful relationship between a father and his young daughter and the…

October 19, 2018

Nené Traviesa

October 19, 2018 at 8:00pm10:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Nené Traviesa A story by José Marti, adapted and directed by José Miguel Hernández Hurtado. The story of a beautiful relationship between a father and his young daughter and the…

October 18, 2018

Nené Traviesa

October 18, 2018 at 8:00pm10:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Nené Traviesa A story by José Marti, adapted and directed by José Miguel Hernández Hurtado. The story of a beautiful relationship between a father and his young daughter and the…

March 20, 2018

The Fannie Lou Hamer Story – Acting/Vocal Workshop

March 20, 2018 at 5:00pm6:30pm GMT

1419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13214

Acting/Volcal Workshop

March 7, 2018

Songs of Resistance Musical Workshop

March 7, 2018 at 6:00pm9:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Take a journey back in time to present day and learn how music is used not only as an outlet, but a tool to combat various forms of oppression. This event is free and open to the public. …

February 26, 2018

Vocal Masterclass with Jazz Vocalist Tracy Hamlin

February 26, 2018 at 7:00pm9:00pm

Community Folk Art Center

Vocal masterclass with Tracy Hamlin. Open to the public. Registration is required. Please send emai lto Tamar Smithers at tjsmithe@syr.edu.