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.

The Shirt Factory

The Shirt Factory

Wander the halls, discover the history, and learn something new at the Shirt Factory! The Shirt Factory in downtown Glens Falls is home to almost 100 eclectic artists and artisans offering original art work. These artisans offer a range of goods such as salt lamps, loose tea pottery, reclaimed furniture and more! Artists work in watercolor, photography, precious metals, clay and wood.

de Blasiis Music Series at The Hyde

Founded by sisters Giovannina (Gio) and Virginia (Ginny) de Blasiis, the de Blasiis Chamber Music Series is one of the oldest in the country bringing the finest performers and programs to the Glens Falls area. de Blaiisis hosts six concerts throughout the year featuring an eclectic mix of performers in various musical genres - classical to flamenco and others in between.  

Lake George Theater Lab

The productions are new American plays and adaptations done in a bare bones style; introducing new American playwrights and directors.

Gregory Tomb Glassblowing Studio

Try Glassblowing in the Adirondacks!

The Lake Theatre

Lake George Dinner Theatre

Check back for details on 2021.  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.

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

Nationally recognized professional symphony orchestra bringing fine symphonic music to audiences in the Adirondack region with engaging international guest artists under the direction of Maestro Charles Peltz.

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.

Town of Johnsburg Library, The Corner Gallery

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

Tannery Pond Center

Tannery Pond Center

Discover the thriving art & culture scene in the Adirondacks at the Tannery Pond Center! Tannery Pond is an arts & culture center dedicated to bringing theatrical performances and concerts in the Lyle Dye Auditorium, exhibitions in the Widlund Gallery, and the Teens Only! program to the Lake George Area.

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.

Lake George Arts Project

The Courthouse Gallery, located the Lake George Institute of History, Art and Science the historic Warren County Court House in Lake George. Rotating exhibits of local, regional and national artists. Lake George Arts Project hosts Lake George Jazz Weekend, summer concerts at Shepard Park and more.

SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery

SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery

Experience some amazing art at the SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery! The SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery, located in Dearlove Hall since 1984, features changing exhibitions, lectures, receptions, readings, and concerts.