WSM Exhibit 2019

New WSM Exhibit Installed at Gimme! Coffee in Ithaca

Wharton Studio Museum’s new exhibit is up at Gimme! Coffee on W. State St. Romance, Exploits & Peril is a three-dimensional photo gallery featuring a who’s who of Wharton Studio cast and crew.  The installation was designed specifically for this wall at Gimme in 2011 as part of WSM’s county-wide exhibit called Romance, Exploits & […]

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The Missing Chapter

WSM and Cherry Arts to Receive 2019 Preservation Award!

  On Thursday, May 16th, WSM and its producing partner The Cherry Arts will receive a Preservation Award from Historic Ithaca at its annual Preservation Awards event at La Tourelle. In 2018, WSM and The Cherry created The Missing Chapter, an original headphone walking-play based on the Wharton Studio’s popular 1916 serial Beatrice Fairfax and written by […]

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Wharton Brothers

Wharton Studio Book Coming Soon!

  Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema, the first book-length study of Ted and Leo Wharton and their extraordinary film careers, is in production by Cornell University Press, for early 2020 release. Author/historian Barbara Tepa Lupack covers the Whartons’ early years, from their experiences on stage and in the theater […]

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Finger Lakes Film Trail

Finger Lakes Film Trail Coming Soon!

  WSM is thrilled to announce the launch of the Finger Lakes Film Trail (FLFT), a fresh opportunity to discover the history and culture of New York State through some of its greatest innovations, by highlighting three of the most significant destinations associated with the burgeoning movie industry: Eastman Museum in Rochester, Case Research Laboratory and Cayuga Museum in Auburn, […]

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NY State Senator Tom O’Mara announces grant funding

  On October 18th, 2018, NY State Senator Tom O’Mara announced grant funding to Wharton Studio Museum and Friends of Stewart Park and presented WSM Executive Director and Co-Founder Diana Riesman and FSP Executive Director Rick Manning with a check for $450,000 for the Wharton Studio Museum and Park Visitor Center project in Stewart Park. […]

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