Youth Art Month Exhibit

Join us for the Youth Art Month Opening Reception on February 7th from 5 to 6:30 PM (a snow date will be Feb. 9). There will be refreshments and cookies  served at the 401 Gallery. We look forward to seeing you there!

The exhibit will continue through February 23.


Bob Buck at the Renaissance Pub

Bob Buck is a talented photographer that makes you wonder whether you’re looking at a photograph, a painting or something more.

Born in Canajoharie, NY, Bob was introduced to photography by his father, a portrait photographer. By the age of seven Bob knew he was interested in photography, having already worked in the dark room with his father.

In the early 1970s Buck would join the Navy, and soon enough became the ship’s photographer. After his tour of duty, he took advantage of the VA benefits, taking a 2-year program at Fulton-Montgomery in graphic arts required courses in drawing and photography.

Upon retirement, photography became his passion. During his stint at the Cherry Valley Post Office, he won an award for the Route 20 Association Scenic Byway Logo Contest. The signage is still on Route 20.

Bob creates images that take us beyond a “single snapshot.” Having taught a class on cell phone photography at MVCA, Buck has mastered capturing and creating photographs from this modern day tool in a truly profound way. Bob has won awards for his photography, twice at the National Show in Cooperstown and today he’s in galleries throughout the area – Mohawk Center for the Arts, Cherry Valley, Canajoharie, Saratoga and Fort Plain to name a few.

With the influence of many people in his life, now Bob is passionate in helping beginning artists in the “Artists Mentoring Program” at MVCA. Buck works in both color and black-n-white photography. He presents us with a variety in style, but the bedrock of his work is in making us see the everyday, whether it be abandoned buildings or architecture in a whole new, thought provoking way. Come check out the show opening night on Tuesday, January 16 2024 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, or during The Renaissance Pub hours throughout the month of January-close on February 16, 2024.


Art of the Valley Member Show

Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts and The Arts Factory of Montgomery County are pleased to announce their first collaborative art show featuring artists from both organizations. Working together to achieve our goals of enhancing the region’s quality of life by creating opportunities and supporting and encouraging local arts, artisans and venues of the Mohawk Valley of New York State, our first show will be held at Herkimer County Community College February 16 – March 22, 2024.

This show is for artists who are current with their 2023 membership but we welcome everyone to see the show and to attend the opening. This is one more benefit to being a member of Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts. We work to bring you opportunities to display and promote your art and hope you consider joining us in 2024. If you are not a member and would like to join us, go to and choose your membership level.

Click here to view or print the prospectus!






Sign up today for Classes!

MVCA offers an array of classes for all ages and we are adding more everyday! Click here to see some of the upcoming descriptions so you can choose which one YOU want to sign up for!

See the links below get your name on the list!

Check out the calendar to see what we have coming up!

Contact to register


401-403 Canal Place
Little Falls NY 13365
(315) 823-0808


Thursday – Saturday: 12 pm – 4 pm
Sunday – Wednesday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

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