Wharton Studio Museum hopes you all are keeping well and staying safe in these challenging times of the COVID-19 virus. WSM continues to work -- remotely -- on programming and developing the historic Wharton Studio building in Stewart Park. We remain truly grateful for your support.

“Racism in America is like dust in the air. It seems invisible — even if you’re choking on it — until you let the sun in. Then you see it’s everywhere. As long as we keep shining that light, we have a chance of cleaning it wherever it lands. But we have to stay vigilant, because it’s always still in the air.”

—Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - June 3, 2020.

UPCOMING EVENTS AND EXHIBITS

TAKE A WHARTON STUDIO MUSEUM SILENT FILM TOUR

WSM film tour

WSM has created a Wharton Studio Silent Film Tour. This self-guided tour takes you to a number of Ithaca’s silent movie history locations, beginning with the historic Wharton Studio building in Stewart Park and on to Cornell University’s campus and then on to Upper Treman! It’s fun and informative! WSM thanks Randi Kepecs for her help in producing the tour.

NEW WSM VIDEO ... TAKE A LOOK!

WSM happily premieres its series of 60-second videos!  We hope each one gives you a sense of Wharton Studio history and what WSM is doing to highlight it!

Here's Archelaus "Arch" Chadwick who designed and built elaborate sets for Wharton Studio's Beatrice FairfaxThe Great White Trail and Mysteries of Myra

WSM thanks Ancient Wisdom Productions for its great work on this project!  Stay tuned for the next video coming soon....

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