Experience March Third Thursday - Th3

staff reports 03/06/09
This mosaic sun is on the rise all the time at Lincoln Middle School on James Street, Syracuse.
Th3 is a coalition of 24 popular Syracuse visual arts venues that schedule free events during the evening of the third Thursday of every month, from 5 to 8 PM. Maps, bus schedule and Th3 show listings at all Th3 locations.

Downtown parking is free after 5 or ride Centro’s Free Connective Corridor Bus (#543) between SU and Th3 venues along the Connective corridor on Th3 5 p.m.-11:40 p.m. Visit for updates and more information.

Enter our drawing for a chance to win two gift certificates to Sparky Town Restaurant, 325 Burnet (on the corner of Catherine). Let chef and owner Linda “Sparky” Mortimer feed your soul her delicious healthy comfort food. If you are a lawyer, vegan, hippy, or carnivore, you will feel at home at Sparky Town. Sparky features monthly art shows. Stop in 8-3 Monday thru Thursday or 8-8 Friday and Saturday. Find out more at or call 422-8401.

March around the venues for Th3. Begin the night sy 5 with Richardo Lanzarini for his opening at Point of Contact. Then join Nancy Jurs at 6 for an intimate tour of her ceramic sculpture that spans several floor of the Everson. Get to Artrage by 7 for an evening of celebration based on Carolyn Brigit Flynn’s book Sister Singing. Top off the night after hours at the Orangeline for the Love and Patience exhibit. Then spend the rest of the month seeing all the other great events that are part of the Th3 Syracuse Art Scene.

Th3 supports the Central New York Arts Covenant: A call to action to immerse our community in the arts. or

Th3 Venues:

Arts Across Campus, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, 498-2401
Gallery Exhibition of Milton Glaser work. graphic designer, “the embodiment of American graphic design.”

ArtRage – The Norton Putter Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue 218-5711
An evening of music, readings, and chanting based on the book Sisters Singing: Blessings, Prayers, Art, Songs, Poetry and Sacred Stories by Women edited by Carolyn Brigit Flynn, foreword by Deena Metzger, including Marie Summerwood leading her original chants.7pm to 8:30pm.

Clayscapes Pottery Gallery, 1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, 424-6868
Exhibition of Syracuse University B.F.A. student work showcasing a young, fresh look at clay.

COLAB (Collaborative Laboratory), SU Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., 4th Floor, 443-2455
Closed for Th3.

Community Folk Art Center, 805 E. Genesee St., 442-2230
Closed for Th3.

Delavan Art Gallery, 501 W. Fayette St, 425-7500
Fiber Art featuring work by Akuamoah-Boateng, Sharon Bottle Souva, Lauren Bristol, Barbara Conte-Gaugel, Linda Esterley, Alice Gant, Hilary Gifford, Mary Kester, and Holly Knott. Ceramics by Carles Vives from his recent residency at Onondaga Community College.

The Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. 471-0593
Observations East and West: Artists Views of the Historic Erie Canal paintings by students of Sarah McCoubrey’s landscape painting class that explore the changing environment as impacted by the Erie Canal.

Eureka Crafts, 210 Walton St., 471-4601
Th3 Special Event: Sharon E. Allen, local author and musician performs songs from her children’s book and CD set: Toes and Outside Today. Author present to sign books.

Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., 474-6054.
Th3 special event. Sculptor Nancy Jurs will lead a walking tour of her one-person exhibition, 50/50 and discuss the broad range of themes and media used during her 40-year career. 6 p.m.

Light Work/Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Ave., 443-1300
Limbo, featuring the work of Admas Habteslasie. The images depict a graceful yet unusually honest and insightful snapshot of the war torn East African country, Eritrea.

Museum of Young Art, 110 West Fayette St., One Lincoln Center, 424-7800
Photography exhibit from Van Duyn Elementary school who used the photography of Brantley Carroll as inspiration and a few of his pieces will be on display as well.

Onondaga Historical Association Museum and Research Center, 321 Montgomery St., 428-1864
Special Th3 Event. Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit featuring objects from the collection; exhibit celebrates local African American community. The Changing View: Landscapes painting exhibit. New temporary exhibit - Sisters in Spirit: Women Supporting Women.

Open Hand Theater, 518 Prospect Avenue, 476-0466 or 243-2379
Visit the historic castle on North Salina Street. View The Art of Giants puppets. Browse Open Hand’s magical gift shop.

Orange Line Gallery, 305 Montgomery Street, 263-5780
Th3 Special Event. “The Artist’s Lectures” from the continuing Love and Patience exhibit, including Buddy Belonsoff, Marc Pittarelli, Michael Weismore, and Sean Flaherty. Reception. 5-10pm.

Point of Contact Gallery, 914 E. Genesee St., 443-2169
Special Th3 event. THE GALLERY AS STUDIO: Drawings on Delirium Ricardo Lanzarini from Montevideo, Uruguay. Opening reception with the artist in attendance.

Redhouse/Rothenberg Gallery, 201 S. West St., 425-0405
Th3 special event. Dinosaurs Had Sharp Teeth! Paleogenesis and the Halocene Dinosaur by Chris Wildrick artist and self-taught paleontologist with exhibit of colorful and complex charts and graphs, audio recordings and sculptures and interactive projects. Artist will be present. Opening Reception.

Spark Contemporary Art Space, 1005 E. Fayette. Closed for Th3.

SUArt Galleries, Schaffer Art Building, Syracuse University, 443.4097

Napoleon on the Nile: Soldiers, Artists, and the Rediscovery of Egypt, illuminates how French military ambitions and quest for scientific knowledge and political control shaped the west’s image of Egypt. Amy Elouafi talks on “Napoleon’s ‘Discovery’ of Egypt: Art & Science in the French Empire and the Civilizing Mission at 5:30 p.m.

SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium, Two Clinton Square, 399-4100

Recent Work by Frederick Bartolovic and Chris McEvoy. Emerging work by Lacey McKinney.

Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center, Bird Library, 443-9788

A Goodly Heritage of Study: The Portfolio Club of Syracuse documents history of the Syracuse women’s study group, started in 1875 when women’s access to higher education was restricted.

Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison Street, 474-0910, x2902
Fun, Wild, and Experimental artwork by Rochester’s Arena Art Group.

Warehouse Gallery, 350 W. Fayette St., 443-6450
Closed for Th3

Westcott Community Art Gallery, 826 Euclid Ave., 478-8634
Faces: Inspiration from within – exhibit of paintings by Erin Boyle.

YMCA GallerY, 2nd floor, 340 Montgomery St., 474-6851 x328. Closed for Th3.

Th3 is funded in part with funding from New York Assemblywoman Joan K. Christensen.

TAGS: Th3,gallery tour syracuse,Delavan,Clayscapes,Eureka,Sparky Town,Arts Across Campus,art rage,Community Folk Art Center,everson museum
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