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The mission of the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts is to promote and facilitate the arts for residents of the Mohawk Valley. Our vision is to enhance the quality of life by creating opportunities for learning, personal creativity, and artistic expression.

Since 1982, Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts (“MVCA”) has worked to be a leader and advocate for these arts through education and promotion of interest and understanding of the arts, thereby advancing appreciation of the arts.

By creating opportunities for learning, personal creativity, artistic expression, and connection to our diverse community, we strive to enhance the quality of life for residents of this region of New York State.

We are a multi-art center offering classes in watercolor, oil, and representational painting.  Workshops offered throughout the year cover a variety of fine arts and crafts, and may include cooking, gardening, pottery, even fly-tying.

The Gallery exhibits up to 10 shows a year, including an exhibition of student art and a juried Regional Art Show open to artists within 100 miles of MVCA.  See the homepage for information on this year’s show – Seeing Red.

Featuring fine arts and crafts of local and regional artists, our consignment store offers one-of-a-kind gifts for discerning shoppers.  Hours vary by season; call ahead so you won’t be disappointed: 315.823.0808.

Each year we plan several performances: musical, student performances, readings, and more.  Check our web site for information or add your email address to our list by contacting

Many levels of membership are offered and include benefits, such as tuition savings on classes and our newsletter, Art Matters.  Your membership also helps support our mission to advance appreciation of the arts in the Mohawk Valley.



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