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.

Hyde Museum

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.

Mountain Gallery

Mountain Gallery is located in the heart of downtown Glens Falls historic district. Dedicated to education and appreciation of fine arts, Mountain Gallery offers exhibition space to local artist and supports our vibrant arts community. In addition to art exhibits, Mountain Gallery is hosting book readings by local authors, workshops and private events. 

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.

Lake George Theater Lab

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

the Park Theater

The Park Theater

Built in 1911, The Park Theater is a hot spot for concerts, events, theater and dance in vibrant downtown Glens Falls. The theater has been transformed into a state of the art performing space. Check the calendar of events to see the performance line up.

The Carol Theatre

The historic Carol Theatre is the community center for the arts for Chestertown, NY and the surrounding region of the Southern Adirondacks. At The Carol, you can see a variety of live events, including all genres of music. Plenty of parking and great prices.

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.

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.

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.

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.

North Country Arts

North Country Arts

Tour North Country Arts' two Glens Falls galleries! North Country Arts is a non-profit cultural organization aiming to promote the arts in the Lake George Area. Their galleries include many talented and well-known artists and artisans.

Waikiki Supper Club

Polynesian cuisine dinner shows with all the pageantry! Authentic hula dancers, music, sword dancers, spectacular costumes, and fire act.