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Cultural CenterSeymour Place Dining Room

As a central site for art and culture in the region, 
GO ART!, Seymour Place is home to GO ART! Main Gallery & offices as well as a cultural center for the Batavia Players, Genesee Symphony Orchestra, Batavia Concert Band, (NEW!) the Landmark Society of Genesee County and a regular meeting place for the Batavia Society of Artists.


GO ART!, Seymour Place offers space for:

  • Meetings held by nonprofits, community groups & others
  • Rehearsals, auditions, lessons & workshops
  • Intimate performances, dinner theatre, chamber concerts
  • Special Events, such as showers, weddings, fundraisers & community events

Contact us today to set up a tour! Call (585)343-9313 or email at info@goart.org. Or just stop in between 9am & 4pm weekdays to browse our galleries and gift shop!

Interested in renting our facility for a special event or family occasion? Please contact our preferred caterer and on-site bistro is Sweet Ecstasy Bakery & Bistro.

Built in 1831 by Hezekiah Eldredge for the Bank of Genesee, the three-story Federal-style brick mansion that is now the cultural community's new home is the only surviving example of a business establishment for that period. It became a private club in 1886 and continued as such until 2000 when the over 100-year-old club closed the building. In 2002, the former "Batavia Club" was generously gifted to the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council (aka GO ART!), making the building open to the public for the first time since the 1800s. The Honorable Barber B. Conable, Jr., a resident of nearby Alexander, was instrumental in getting the building listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

GO ART! is proud to have undertaken a bold new project in the adaptive re-use of the former "Batavia Club" building. This new venue offers exhibit, performance, teaching, rehearsal and workshop space, while also providing community meeting space and offices & communication support for our cultural organizations & artists.