SkylArc Studio is a day services program that provides opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to express themselves through art.

Located on Main Street in Penn Yan, SkylArc Studio provides a safe and comfortable environment that encourages creativity and self-expression for individuals.

While exploring artistic abilities, individuals not only learn about art, they learn about themselves. Staff work with individuals to foster their artistic capabilities while assisting them in developing skills in communication, socialization, and money management. By participating in the SkylArc program, individuals achieve a higher level of independence, a stronger awareness of responsibility, and a sense of productivity in the community.

Artists specialize in glass mosaics, but also work in the mediums of acrylics, paper mache, photography, glass fusing, pottery and printmaking.  Much of the work is commissioned by individuals and businesses and non-profit organizations in the community. The studio participates annually in art shows in the area. Members of the studio are always pleased to welcome visitors and are proud to showcase their artistry at the gallery.

If you would like to learn more about SkylArc Studio or are interested in purchasing art, please contact us at (315) 536-4912 or 
send us an email.  You can also visit our Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/skylarcstudio

Recent News

Support the Arc of Yates with everything you purchase on Amazon.com

The Arc of Yates now has an Amazon Smile account, giving the organization a donation for every purchase made on the online shopping website.

  • 22 April 2016
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The Arc of Yates is excited to announce that  the agency has been approved for an Amazon Smile account.  

Arc of Yates hosts Kid's Day to showcase agency to school-aged children

Children of Arc of Yates employees had the opportunity to tour the facility and learn what their parents do

  • 1 April 2016
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Arc of Yates hosts Kid's Day to showcase agency to school-aged children

“What does my mom or dad do all day long when they’re at work?” 

That was the question that 33 children of Arc of Yates employees learned the answer to yesterday during “Kid’s Day.”  The day-long program offered children a look into the inner workings of the Agency as they toured the facilities, completed sensitivity activities, and shared lunch with the individuals in the Vocational Education program. 

Keuka Lake School celebrates Dr. Seuss Birthday

Students welcomed guest readers and the Cat in the Hat into their classrooms

  • 31 March 2016
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Keuka Lake School celebrates Dr. Seuss Birthday
Students at Keuka Lake School celebrated the “Cat in the Hat” author’s birthday on Wednesday with storybook readings from special guests, a visit from the Cat in the Hat, and sampling Green Eggs and Ham.

Letter from the President and CEO

Daniele Lyman

  • 23 March 2016
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Daniele LymanMarch is a busy month for the Arc of Yates as we celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, launch our 2016 Membership Campaign, and plan for a busy summer of fundraising events.

 

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, celebrated across the country in March, is a valuable reminder that people with disabilities are valuable, contributing members of our community who have much to offer and a desire to participate.

DRIVE ends expriential learning period at Cumming Nature Center with special event and tour

The students of DRIVE spent the month of January volunteering at the South Bristol nature center

  • 23 March 2016
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While many of their fellow Keuka College classmates traveled home for winter break, participants in the D.R.I.V.E. Program moved their experiential learning 45-minutes away to Cumming Nature Center.  The South Bristol nature center played host to the 26 students who participated in classes, volunteered at the welcome desk, and completed maintenance and small-scale construction projects.
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