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Artspace Plans 3-Day

Oneonta Exploration

 Tours, Multiple Public Meetings Planned

 ONEONTA – Artspace, which is considering creating affordable spaces for artists and creative businesses in Center City, will be holding “stakeholder meetings: in Oneonta next week.

The visit, exploring the feasibility of a live-work building, including the Oneonta Ford site,  will include a tour of the DRI area, meetings with local artists and businesspeople, and end with a community meeting preceded by performances of local dance groups, musicians and artists.

Here’s the schedule:

The public agenda is as follows:

• Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 1 p.m. – Artists and Art Focus Group

• Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 3 p.m. – Funding and Financing Focus Group

• Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 6 p.m. – Artist Performances (First Floor Production Room)

• Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 7 p.m. – Public Meeting / Question and Answer Session

• Thursday, Oct. 25 – 8:30 a.m. – Civic Leadership Focus Group

• Thursday, Oct. 25 – 10:30 a.m. – Business Sector Focus Group

All meetings will be scheduled on the second-floor small theater at Foothills.

Attendees may RSVP for any of the public events by visiting:

For more information on Artspace, visit

Artspace Media Contact: Tio Aiken, manager, communications,,


Core Group Facilitator: Colleen Brannan, SUNY Oneonta chief of staff


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