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PO Box 1134

Wellsville, NY 14895


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Upcoming Events


The Allegany Arts Association Spring 2022 Newsletter is now available. Online version

Poetry Slam, on April 21st at 6 p.m. - The Allegany Arts Association is planning its first Joanne Allen/Adam Gayhart Memorial Poetry Slam during poetry month in the David A. Howe Library. Prizes will be awarded. Entries are limited to one per poet. Cost is $2 per person/ audience to vote.

Urgent Call for Artists - Help the Allegany Arts Association raise funds to continue its various programs by entering its Painted Chair or Table Auction in August. Artists can register by May 29th by calling Sheila Kalkbrenner at 585-593-4161 or Kathryn Ross at 585-6105343. Entries are due August 1st. The AAA will accept donations of raw tables and chairs June 1 to 30 at Kalkbrenner's studio, 345 South Main St., Wellsville. Call ahead if donating. More details in the next newsletter or on this website, later.

NEW IN 2022 - Allegany Arts Association 501(c)(3) partnerships with local artists working in Allegany County NY. In alignment with our Cultural Policy of Belonging and the AAA mission to unify creators to expand local access to the arts for the wellness of our community, beginning March 2022, the Allegany Arts Association Board of Directors will accept and review for consideration timely 501(c)(3) partnership proposals from local artists offering projects which provide equitable non-profit creative and cultural services to the Allegany County community.

As a service to our community, local art instructors and creators who are current Allegany Arts Association members who have content to share are invited to send videos, tutorials, pictures, links, recordings, and other media featuring their local artsy activities to: Subject: Local Art To Share to be shared online. Content received in a timely manner will be posted in the order in which it is received. Appropriate acknowledgements will be included anytime your items are posted. Become a member

Funding Credits

* - Sponsored in full by AAA    ** - Sponsored in part by AAA   
*** - Other Funding

AAA Programming and Services have been funded in part by the NYS Council on the Arts Statewide Community Re-Grant Program with support from the Governor's office and the NYS Legislature and administered by the Wyoming County Arts Council, a grant from Arts Services of Western NY, and from contributions made by local citizens and organizations.



AAA Board Meeting


AAA Board meetings are now at 4:30 on first Wednesdays of the month in the Monday Club Room at David A. Howe Library. Due to fluctuating COVID guidance please call ahead to confirm the meeting will be in session.

Creators, Patrons of the Arts, and Community Members of all ages are invited to join the Allegany Arts Association and attend meetings to find out more about our mission to support and expand access to the arts in Allegany County, NY.

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