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
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
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
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
161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays, noon to 5 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