History, Arts, & Culture

Music, theatre, fine arts and history make up our rich culture and lifestyle.  From the Tiffany windows at Willard Memorial Chapel to live performances at Morgan Opera House, arts and culture come alive in Cayuga County!

Take an hour, or spend the day exploring the City of Auburn, known as “History’s Hometown” for it’s amazing historic treasures including the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park where you can learn about this famous conductor on the Underground Railroad known as the “Moses of her people” and the Seward House Museum former home of William H. Seward the leading figure in the purchase of Alaska, then known as “Seward’s Folly.”

If visual arts inspire and intrigue you, visit the Schweinfurth Art Center for contemporary exhibitions on fine arts, architecture and design or attend an art class there and create your own works of art!  Spend the day exploring Wells College, located in the quaint village of Aurora, this liberal arts college offers a variety of events and self guided tours.  Explore their historic campus and enjoy art exhibits, special programs, guest lectures and more.