View our exhibition calendar which highlights local and regional artists in solo shows and group invitationals, in addition to annual national juried exhibitions and check out an archive of our exhibition history since we opened in 2013.
Our residency program offers artists time and space to focus on their work. View information about the program, check out current and past residents, FAQs, testimonials, and apply to become an artist in residence.
In addition to visual arts, Main Street Arts also focuses on literary arts and literacy through our bookstore, Sulfur Books. You’ll find new and used books for all ages—adults, young adults, middle readers, and children.
In addition to invitational exhibitions, Main Street Arts offers national and regional juried exhibition opportunities each year. Juried exhibitions include a thematic or media-specific exhibition in the spring, as well as our annual Small Works and The Cup, The Mug exhibitions in the fall.
Main Street Arts is a nonprofit arts organization and art gallery specializing in showcasing contemporary art and fine craft from emerging and established Upstate New York artists. Located in the historic, picturesque village of Clifton Springs, NY, the 3,600-square-foot space has two floors offering exhibitions, an artist residency program, workshops, literary arts programming, and youth programs.
Participating students received a 5" x 7" canvas and used it to
make artwork that fit the theme, “Self Portraits.” The competition features artwork created by 203 students in grades 6–12 from
10 area school districts.
Caterina D'Amanda, "Torn" (Grade level 11, Pittsford Mendon High School)
Sarah Wilder "Spaced Out" (Grade level 12, Penn Yan Academy)
Paige Shipley, "Selfie" (Grade level 9, North Rose Wolcott High School)
Best in Grade 12
Karli Starczewski, "Selfie" (North Rose Wolcott High School)
Best in Grade 11
Hap Pierson, "The Face of Me" (Pittsford Sutherland High School)
Best in Grade 10
Jaden Frederick, "Daze" (Midlakes HIgh School)
Best in Grade 9
Luis Paramo, "Soccer Dream" (Marion High School)
Best in Grade 8
Nicolette Morell, "Self Portrait" (Victor Central School)