Arts & Entertainment
The Glens Falls Symphony performs vibrant concerts by a professional orchestra, featuring guest artists from around the world. The 55-member ensemble has been regularly praised for creating and commissioning new works by the country's finest living composers, and for performing the finest music of the last 3 centuries at a nationally recognized level. The Glens Falls Symphony also works with schools to inspire the next generations of musicians and music lovers. The orchestra performs for 6,000 people every summer at the annual Independence Day celebration at Crandall Park.
Jennifer Brink, Executive Director
PO Box 2036
Glens Falls, NY 12801
Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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
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 114, 71 Lawrence St. Glens Falls, NY
Entertaining the Glens Falls community for 81 years, the Glens Falls Community Theatre presents three shows at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls for its 2016-17 Season. The club will produce the following shows: "Monty Python’s Spamalot," on November 11-13, 2016; "Murder: Stage Right" on March 3-5 and 10-12, 2017; and “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” on May 5-7, 2017. Plus, the Senior Seminar performance of “Memories and Music of World War II” on March 25.
Have some fun while you experience firsthand the history of Glens Falls and the nearby Adirondacks. For the whole family - historic house tours, exhibits, and a museum shop. In downtown Glens Falls, minutes from Lake George. Summer 2015 exhibits: “Out to Work– Stories of Women at Work" and “Stoddard’s Camp Life in the Adirondacks.” Self-guided tours of the 1860s DeLong House also available. The Museum Shop features regional books, prints and affordable gift items. Admission: $5 adults, $4 Seniors, Under 12 free.
348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday, Noon to 4 pm
Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) is a professional not-for-profit summer theatre located in Glens Falls, NY. ATF strives to challenge, entertain, and nourish its audience through the development and production of new and contemporary musicals and plays. This relationship engages the community as audience members and participants in workshops, discussions, and educational programming.
Theater Address: Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen St, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Office Address: 50 Elm St., Glens Falls, NY 12801
Contact: Chad Rabinovitz
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays, noon 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
The Park Theater is a premier theater, concert, and private event destination in the heart of downtown Glens Falls. The newly renovated century-old theater holds a long and storied history within the historic town of Glens Falls.
Built in 1911, the Park Theater completed a major renovation making it possible to accommodate screen films, local performers and ever-growing musicians and artisans from around the country. We also accommodate banquets, weddings and private functions in the theater area exclusively or the entire building incorporating our warm and inviting area for dining in Doc's Restaurant on the lower level. We hope you will join us as we enhance the quality of life in the greater Glens Falls area.
14 Park Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
Our Mission is to cultivate a partnership between the area arts community and local businesses, to promote established and emerging artists and local commerce, and to create greater access to the arts through cultural activities and public exhibitions.
207 Glen Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and during events
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
The Shirt Factory has been continually evolving since opening in 1999. Now it's home to 100 individuals who offer an eclectic mix of shops, services, classes and original art work.
Find a range of goods in the shops such as salt lamps, loose leaf tea, pottery, locally made food, reclaimed furniture and more. Artists work in many mediums including fiber, glass, precious metals, watercolors, pastels, photography, clay and wood. Other offerings include fitness classes, massage, acupuncture, children's activities, and a beauty salon.
While the building is open daily from 8-5, individual studios set their own schedule. Visit our website, ShirtFactoryGF.com for a current directory and full listing of hours. For the best experience, visit Thurs.-Sat., 12pm-5pm. Find us at 71 Lawrence Street & 21 Cooper Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.
Wander our halls, discover our history, buy a gift, treat yourself, learn something new...Experience The Shirt Factory!
71 Lawrence Street | 21 Cooper Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801