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    Mail Address

    PO Box 1134

    Wellsville, NY 14895


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    Membership Renewal - Click here for a printable form


Upcoming Events

Events at the Nancy Howe Auditorium

Wellsville, NY

February 15, 2018, 7 pm -The Sorrow Estate ~ Folk/Rock Fusion After successfully crowd funding their first full album in 2016, this group has been active touring and promoting the well-received debut. Known for their poetic lyrics and haunting melodies this engaging group performs a unique blend of folk, rock, and jazz that is sure to appeal to our crowds. Free.***

Sorrow Estate

March 1, 2018, 7 pm - Emerald Isle Irish Band ~This western New York-based trio mixes traditional and contemporary Irish, nautical, and Scottish songs and instruments with humor and storytelling. A favorite at the Nancy Howe Auditorium, they bring a variety of instruments including banjo, accordion, guitar, penny whistle, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, spoons and bone. Free.


Allegany Arts Association Annual meeting - 10 am, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Monday Club Room, David A. Howe Public Library, Wellsville, NY
Followed by the AAA monthly meeting. Open to all.

Deadline for the Spring AAA Newsletter is Thursday, February 15. News and ads for March, April and May (to be published March 1) should be sent to Joanne Allen at (or call 585-593-5705).

CALL FOR ENTRIES SWAN Days Allegany County NY Accepting Art Show & Sale entries by local women artists & youth age 5-18 $10 per entry. Mar. 23rd 1-5pm & 24th 1-4pm at SheilaLynnK Art Studio.

Entry forms available at Exhibit is FREE and Open to the public March 27th-April 9th. Cash Awards selected by visitors’ votes. Winners TBA announced April 9th. Contact Sheila 585-593-4161 or email

February 19th-23rd “CABIN FEVER” FREE art classes for local youth

~ Mon/Wed, 2/19& 2/21 10–2 pm Artcapades Exciting explorations in 2 and 3D art with Alice Deres @ Essential Club Free Library in Canaseraga,NY -Bring your lunch and your imagination and your creative spirit. Must sign up at the library or e-mail Limit 12 per class. Snow date Sat, 2/24



~Tues./Wed./Thurs. Feb. 20-22nd Winter Landscape in Charcoal; Collage; and Portrait Craft with Wendy Skinner @ The Fountain Arts Center in Belmont, NY Pre-register by calling Wendy at 585-808-5379 or email Limit 12 per class.

February ~ Genesee Valley Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Arts Exhibit at Hinkle Memorial Library, Alfred State College, Alfred, NY. Hours - Mon. through Thurs.: 7:30 am - 11 pm, Fri.: 7:30 - 7 pm, Sat.: 1 pm - 7 pm, Sun.: 1 pm - 11 pm


April 2nd – 6th Spring Fling FREE Art Classes for local youth. Volunteer to teach a class!


April 19th 6-8pm  ~ Poetry Slam at David A. Howe Library

Membership Renewal Reminder ~ Membership renewal form and details are on page 7 of the December, January, February Newsletter or Click here for a printable form.

Funding Credits

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

AAA Programming and services are made possible by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, administered by the Cattaraugus County Council on the Arts, and by donations from local citizens and organizations.



AAA Board Meeting

Second Tuesday of the month at 10am in the Wellsville David A. Howe Library, Basement Meeting Room

We are looking for new board members. Come and see if it's a right fit for you!

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