||  Thursday, October 13th at 7:30pm Nosferatu (1922)   ||  Saturday, October 15th at 2pm Buster Keaton Matinee at Cinemapolis ||  Saturday, October 22nd at 2pm  The Flying Ace   ||  Thursday, Oct 27 at 7pm at Fritz Lang’s Destiny (1921) October is…

Biggest Little Fashion City: Ithaca & Silent Film Style


  Current & Past On-Site Exhibits: In addition to screening events Wharton Studio Museum produces exhibits on Ithaca’s silent film history. Pending the debut of our bricks & mortar museum building, WSM brings these exhibits to the community via public and…



The Wharton Studio Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization in New York State. Your contribution is tax deductible, supports our community-based programming and gets us that much closer to our goal of building the Wharton Studio Museum in Ithaca,…


No Posts Found

We're sorry, but no posts have been found. Create a post to be added to this section, and configure your theme options.

Then & Now: Silent Film on Location in Ithaca, NY

View the past and the present all at once in this presentation of silent film footage shot in the Ithaca area in the early 1900s. This short video shows clips from silent films made in Ithaca overlaid onto video of…

Learn More
Cog Sci Cover (1)

Silent Film & Cognitive Science

Wharton Studio history at SCSMI Conference On June 4, 2016, WSM’s Executive Director Diana Riesman was invited by Cornell’s Department of Cognitive Science to present a talk with images and film clips about the Wharton Studio at the closing dinner…

Learn More


Read #OscarsSoWhite, an informed commentary on this trending topic written by guest author Barbara Tepa Lupack for WSM’s Cinefiles-Ithaca blog. An author and editor of numerous books on American literature, film and culture, Ms. Lupack is a former Fulbright Professor,…

Learn More