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Explore Culture & The Arts In Saratoga Springs NY

Whether you're a history buff, a regular theatergoer, or a fine arts aficionado, you're sure to love the arts and culture scene in Saratoga Springs! Below, you'll find area museums, art galleries, historic sites, and performing arts venues that you'll want to put on your list of places to visit.

Photo of Sawyer Fredericks at Caffe Lena
Caffe Lena
Saratoga Springs, NY
Caffe Lena has been a Saratoga treasure since 1960. Diverse programming sets the stage for musical discovery and is presented in an intimate listening room where your faith in the power of music will be renewed.
an audience on a lawn in the evening watching a concert
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is one of America's premier arts and entertainment venues. Nestled in Saratoga Spa State Park, SPAC's stages host acclaimed programs in dance, classical music, jazz and opera as well as a popular concert series.
artist working with clay on a wheel
Saratoga Clay Arts Center
Schuylerville, NY
Have FUN and EXPLORE your creativity in clay! We provide year-round classes for individuals of all ages. Book an event, attend a class, or visit our gallery TODAY.
Park Theater sign and outside photo of building
The Park Theater
Glens Falls, NY
There's always something to do at The Park Theater, from Dancing at the Park to live concerts, musicals, and more. Experience astounding acts in a beautifully restored building right in the heart of Glens Falls.
the entrance walkway up to the Hyde House
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde is one of the Northeast's exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European and American art. The Hyde offers a packed schedule of events that help visitors to experience art in new ways.
Two women in a museum gallery view panels of framed artwork
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Saratoga Springs, NY
The mission of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is to awaken the community to the richness and diversity of the human experience through the medium of art.
Attend our 2020 Season show!
Lake George Dinner Theatre
Lake George, NY
Each year, The Lake George Dinner Theatre offers guests a memorable dining and theater experience in one of the most intimate professional dinner theatres in the United States.
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Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
Glenville, NY
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio offers a variety of services, classes, and entertainment for all ages and abilities. This interactive and educational art studio is a space to learn, create, relax, experiment, and above all, have fun.
man speaking to a theater audience
Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Adirondack Theatre Festival's 26th season in Glens Falls has been canceled. However, they are launching a new fundraising campaign that will give donors access to exclusive content.
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The World Awareness Children's Museum
Glens Falls, NY
The World Awareness Children's Museum brings the adventures and wonders of the world to your kid through interactive exhibitions, multicultural programs, and exciting events. Play games, hear stories, dance, shop, create a travel adventure, and more.
exterior of the spa little theater with an HMT banner attached to two of its tall columns
Home Made Theater, Inc.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Home Made Theater (HMT) is a non-for-profit theater company located right in Saratoga Springs, NY.
woman trying glassblowing
Gregory Tomb Glassblowing Studio
Saratoga Springs, NY
This summer at The Gideon Putnam in Saratoga, artist in residence Gregory Tomb will offer fun glassblowing classes. Enjoy creating a beautiful work of art with an expert glassblowing artist.
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The Laffer Gallery
Schuylerville, NY
The Laffer Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery and custom framing studio showcasing nationally and regionally recognized contemporary artists. Exhibitions ranging from realism to abstraction rotate every 4 to 6 weeks.
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iTheatre Saratoga
iTheatre Saratoga works to develop the next generation of artists and audiences through theatre productions, workshops, and more. The organization is headed up by talented theatre arts professionals and has welcomed notable theatre guest artists.
The exterior of Rodgers Island Visitors Center, a green building
Rogers Island Visitors Center
Fort Edward and Rogers Island have been a great place for people to live for thousands of years. When you step inside the Visitors Center you will see exhibits on early native Americans, the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary time period.
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U.S. Grant Cottage
Wilton, NY
U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site is the final home of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Commanding General of the U.S. Army, 18th U.S. President and beloved American public figure.
Hall of Fame Gallery P24
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Saratoga Springs, NY
The new Hall of Fame Education Experience is opens this summer!
dancers on stage
Nacre Dance Company
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Nacre Dance Company is committed to revitalizing classic dance while honoring new and emerging choreographers. They open up the dance industry to new artists through educational programs and performances as they connect the community to dance.
New York State Military Museum
Saratoga Springs, NY
The New York State Military Museum and Veteran's Research Center houses the state's collection of more than 10,000 military artifacts, some dating back before the Revolutionary War. Open 10 am to 4 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free.
Universal Preservation Hall
Saratoga Springs, NY
Located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs, the Universal Preservation Hall (UPH) hosts a wide variety of private and public events, including concerts, performing arts, and more!
The Saratoga Film Forum
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Saratoga Film Forum is a not-for-profit arts organization that offers the film-loving community of our upstate region an opportunity to enjoy and discuss high-quality films and other electronic media productions at a downtown venue in Saratoga.
Saratoga City Ballet
Saratoga Springs, NY
Ballston Spa Concerts in the Park Series
Ballston Spa, NY
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association is a group of businesses and individuals working together to make Ballston Spa a great place to work, live and visit.
Saratoga Fine Art
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Springs History Museum
Saratoga Springs, NY
This award winning museum presents changing exhibitions, public programs, and serve hundreds of researchers annually on three floors of a historic 1870s gambling casino, designated a National Historic Landmark.
Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Inc
Saratoga Springs, NY
The mission of The Saratoga Shakespeare Company is to enrich the cultural life for the residents and visitors of New York's Capital Region through the presentation of free, accessible, professional Shakespeare productions in Historic Congress Park
Local Actor's Guild
Saratoga Springs, NY
Theater group in Saratoga. Our goal is to produce theater that relies heavily on acting. We do small cast show and our home is the Dee Sarno Theater at the Saratoga Arts Center.
The Children's Museum At Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
A wonderful museum committed to providing positive opportunities for children to learn about science, history, community living and the arts.
John McPherson
Saratoga Springs, NY
Tom Myott Gallery
Glens Falls, NY
Tom Myott captures the action and vitality of each subject. The canvas comes alive with a myriad of lush, vibrant colors. Loose animated strokes are the genesis of motion in his work.
Proctors
Schenectady, NY
What began as a Vaudeville theatre in the early 20th century is now the Capital Region's destination for major Broadway shows, cutting-edge film festivals, exciting special events, and everything in between.
Opera Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
Opera Saratoga is one of the great cultural assets of the region, producing a world-class opera festival every summer in Saratoga Springs, with guest artists from around the globe.
Adirondack Experience
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake features exhibitions about the Adirondacks in 24 modern galleries and historic buildings. You can explore topics ranging from logging to boating as well as enjoy hands-on activities.