The World Awareness Children’s Museum (WACM) has been fulfilling their mission to inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity since 1995. In 2011 WACM opened their permanent facility, located at 89 Warren Street in Glens Falls,New York, which includes an interactive play-space go! where children discover the world. 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 Fals, NY 12801
Hours: July/August: Tue-Sat 9:30-5:00, Sun 12:00-5:00; School Year: Thu-Sat 9:30-5:00, Sun 12:00-5:00
Contact: Heather Hickland
Learn... Share... Create - Experience the Arts!
Located on City Park in Downtown Glens Falls the LARAC Shop is open year round, showcasing the work of over 60 regional artists. The Shop features handmade jewelry, pottery, woodwork, painting, clothing and accessories, books by regional authors, metal work, specialty foods and more.
LARAC’s Lapham Gallery exhibits the work of local, regional, and national artists in seven annual exhibits.
LARAC also offers workshops, arts festivals, and grants for arts and cultural projects.
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
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
The Shirt Factory Gallery, established in February 2012 to primarily serve as a welcome center and showcase for works created by our resident artists; the Shirt Factory Gallery now offers three juried shows a year, bringing in artwork and introducing artists from across the country.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday - Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m.
71 Lawrence St, Suite 120
Glens Fals, 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.
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
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.