The World Awareness Children’s Museum has been a NYS Designated Charter Museum since 1995 with a mission to inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity. Its collection is comprised of pieces from 140 countries including 8,000+ artifacts (fashion, musical instruments, dolls, toys and other objects) as well as 7,000+ pieces of international children’s art.
Art and artifacts are featured in the Museum’s hands-on learning space go! where children discover the world. These items are also used in educational programs and loaned to other Museums, businesses and institutions for display To visit the play space, or for museum hours or other information, please visit www.worldchildrensmuseum.org or call (518) 793-2773.
89 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
NorthCountryARTS is a non-profit cultural organization providing opportunities, encouragement and promotion for artists in the North Country since 1971. It not only provides gallery opportunities, but has additional shows at Crandall Public Library and other places around the region. It sponsors a spring workshop series at the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls and a Youth Visions Program among high school students.
NCA provides opportunities to artists through exhibitions at the NCA Gallery in the Shirt Factory and at NCA's 2nd Floor Gallery in GF City Hall as well as special shows at Crandall Public Library and the Wood Theater. NCA encourages and promotes artists in the North Country.
2nd Floor Gallery, City Hall, Ridge St., Glens Falls, NY (Open Mon-Fri 9-5)
NorthCountryARTS at The Shirt Factory, Suite 120, 71 Lawrence St. Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde is one of the Northeast’s exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European and American art. Comparable to that of a major metropolitan museum, the core collection, acquired by Museum founders Louis and Charlotte Hyde, includes works by such artists as Sandro Botticelli, El Greco, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and American artists Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whistler. The Museum’s collection of Modern and Contemporary art features works by artists including Josef Albers, Dorothy Dehner, Sam Gilliam, Adolph Gottlieb, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, George McNeil, Robert Motherwell, Ben Nicholson, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bridget Riley. Today, The Hyde offers significant national and international exhibitions and events, allowing visitors to experience art in new ways.
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Thursday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Learn... Share... Create - Experience the Arts!
LARAC is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1972 to promote the arts and culture in our region. LARAC houses Lapham Gallery, a Gift Shop and administrative offices. The Gallery is a professional exhibit space that hosts 7 Art Exhibitions a year. The Gift Shop features over 70 local and regional artisans creating handmade products and gifts. LARAC hosts two arts festivals; June Arts Fest and Fall Arts Fest and has events and programs offered throughout the year.
7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Hours of Operation:
Shop and Gallery: 10am-3pm, Tuesday-Saturday
Office: 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday
Crandall Public Library offers about 350,000 reading, viewing, and listening materials (including digital formats); a Children’s Library with several activity spaces; a Teen Center; computer and internet access; expansive educational, cultural, and literary programs for all ages; free meeting/program space for local non-profits; and a comfortable, accessible space in which to read, study, and socialize. The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library offers programs, exhibits, and research related to cultural traditions of the region.
251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 am - 9 pm, Friday 9 am - 6 pm, Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday (mid-Sept – mid-June) 1 pm - 5 pm