WSM and Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection Partner on Exhibit about Irene Castle. Coming Summer 2021!

WSM is thrilled to be collaborating once again with Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection, this time on a new multimedia installation in Wharton Studio Museum’s “exhibit tower” in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture in downtown Ithaca. WSM’s and CF+TC upcoming exhibit will focus on actress, dancer, and entrepreneur Irene Castle who worked for […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

  Giving Tuesday is December 1st and Wharton Studio Museum encourages you to support WSM’s programming and exciting plans to develop the historic Wharton Studio Building in Stewart Park. There are so many ways your gift to WSM will make a difference in what we are able to accomplish in 2021.  Help us make noise […]

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Grant for online series about film and race awarded to WSM

WSM has received a grant from Humanities New York to develop an online series: “Race Films/Race Matters: Starting Conversations About Race in America.” The digital program presents five important race films and corresponding presentations about the films by scholars from Cornell University, Ithaca College, University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill, the George Eastman Museum, and Ithaca […]

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Silent Serial Sensations

Author Barbara Lupack’s Silent Serial Sensations

Author Barbara Lupack’s Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema is in the news as Ms. Lupack has been invited to talk about the Whartons at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in Italy, the world’s leading silent film festival, taking place from October 3-10th, 2020. The book, published by Cornell University Press […]

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ITHAQA COMIC

October is Silent Movie Month — 9th Annual! ITHAQA Comic Book Launch Party — Virtual Program

Saturday, October 24th 3pm-4pm  There’s a new comic book called ITHAQA — a Lovecratian horror comic set against the backdrop of the Wharton Studio era — and you’re invited to the virtual launch party!  Meet ITHAQA’s creator/ writer Michael Watson and illustrator Theresa Chiechi — both are IC alums — and hear how this creative […]

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Silent Movie Under The Stars

Silent Movie Under the Stars — 10th Anniversary — A Livestream Event this Saturday at 8pm!

Featuring THE FRESHMAN (1925) starring the inimitable Harold Lloyd In this year of the pandemic, and with concern for everyone’s safety and well-being, WSM is thrilled to bring you Silent Movie Under the Stars as a livestream produced by The State Theatre of Ithaca. With live music by Cloud Chamber Orchestra. As always the event begins at sundown […]

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PARTY FOR THE PARK! Coming to you as a Livestream in 2020! Thursday, September 17th!

Join us Thursday, September 17th, 2020 from 6:30pm-7:45pm for Wharton Studio Museum’s and Friends of Stewart’s 5th annual benefit for Stewart Park revitalization. The night features musical performances, video segments on park history and park projects, cameos by Ithaca celebrities and…. a RAFFLE. All proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets will directly support the […]

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NYS Archives Magazine Story

Kudos to WSM’s wonderful colleague, author and historian Barbara Lupack, on her forthcoming cover story about the Wharton Studio in the summer issue of the New York Archives Magazine published by the NYS Archives Partnership Trust. You can find a short video recorded by Ms. Lupack at https://youtu.be/4aRyCNOSZE8 that is also featured on the New […]

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