The Lake George Area is an arts and theater hotspot. From professional quality plays to arts festivals celebrating the region, arts and theater is an important facet of a Lake George Area vacation.

The arts and theater scene is a constantly growing boon in the Lake George Area. The region is a rich cultural hotspot that can fill an entire vacation. From the larger towns to the small hamlets, art museums, professional concerts, and galleries of all kinds are part of the local culture.

Check out the Hyde Collection where you can admire an art collection that includes work by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Picasso, and van Gogh. Attend budding festivals that celebrate the arts and artists such as the Adirondack Film Festival and Adirondack Theater Festival. Both of these events proudly host new films and plays. Head to LARAC in downtown Glens Falls and take in a small art exhibition or an intimate concert. For those who love live entertainment, the Charles Wood Theater is always hosting a comedy show, a concert, or a play for visitors to enjoy.

If exploring the local art scene is part of your perfect vacation the Lake George Area is sure to be a hit.

Adirondack Shakespeare Company

ADK Shakespeare utilizes an adrenaline-fueled approach to classical performance where all non-essentials are stripped away and the language of the playwright takes center-stage. Actors prepare their roles individually, and with only one day of rehearsal, present the full production. Because even the company is unsure of exactly what will happen, the performances are authentic, dynamic, compelling, and unlike most anything you are used to seeing in the theater.

Our Town Theatre Group

Performances and staged readings presented in the Lyle Dye Auditorium by community theatre members. We sponsor Seagle Music Colony and Pendragon Theatre performances. We present a diverse season of plays, our annual Holiday Celebration and Summer Musical Theatre workshops for youth, teens and tweens.

Adirondack Folk School

Adirondack Folk School

No experience necessary, no skill required for admission to this one-of-a-kind institution of learning. Our instructors from around the country share their knowledge and craftsmanship, and inspire you with their enthusiasm. Our year-round classes range from half-day sessions to multi-week courses. We offer subjects as diverse as Adirondack chair building, twig and rustic furniture, caning, and birch bark basketry.

C.R. Wood Theater

Charles R. Wood Theater

The Charles R. Wood Theater is a year-round performing arts center with a 294 seat auditorium, fully professional and updated technical systems, a large rehearsal space, office space, technical set building space and fully ADA compliant dressing rooms.  Nearly 350 events happen at the Wood Theater each year including theater performances, musicals, concerts, dance performances, meetings, parties, weddings, rehearsals, auditions and educational classes.

The Lake Theatre

The Lake Theatre

The Lake Theatre is a professional equity dinner theatre based in Lake George. The company performs contemporary comedies in an intimate and casual setting. Guests to the theatre are served exquisite meals, such as beef medallions, oven-baked chicken breasts, Atlantic salmon, and more. The performances at the Lake Theatre are high quality, and expertly produced and directed.

Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic House

Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic House

Discover nearly six thousand years of art at the Hyde Collection! The Hyde Collection offers a world-class group of works that span almost six thousand years of art history from antiquity to the present.

Town of Johnsburg Library, The Corner Gallery

Located in the Town Hall the library offers exhibits by local and regional artists and students.

Lake George Community Band

Concert band with a marching division providing musical programs throughout the year. Lake George Community Band Festival, and summer concerts in Shepard Park in Lake George; seasonal concerts at the Glens Falls High School in Glens Falls.

Lake George Youtheatre

Lake George Youtheatre

The 2018 celebratory 40th season of Lake George Youtheatre has completed. The 2019 season is being planned and will bring the same quality performances as they have for the past 40 years. Each July and August Youtheatre presents three Broadway musicals in a four-week time frame.  Students ages eleven to eighteen participate in all aspects of musical theatre ~ vocal, dance, stage direction and management, lighting, sound, scenic design and of course acting.

Saunders Gallery of Fine Art

The gallery offers exhibits by well-known regional and local artist's works of diverse art in a variety of mediums. New exhibitions every 4 to 6 weeks.

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Experience the Glens Falls art scene at LARAC! The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center was founded in 1972 by a coalition of arts-minded residents. Its mission is to enrich the quality of life in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties by supporting arts and culture.

Carol Theater

Plenty of parking and great prices.