Things To Do - Art Gallery

Things To Do

If you’re inspired by the arts or history Glens Falls offers museums, regional artists, splendid musicians, concerts, and fabulous theater. We’re where you’ll want to be all year round!
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Adirondack Theatre Festival
Adirondack Theatre Festival
Performances at The Wood Theater
207 Glen St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-7479
www.ATFestival.org

“Audiences delight in this company’s work on an old-fashioned main street in Glens Falls”

                   The New York Times

The region’s professional summer theater festival featuring six weeks of new and contemporary plays and musicals. Top notch talent from Broadway, off-Broadway, and around the country.

Glens Falls Civic Center
190 Grille and Cinema
190 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-743-9622
www.the190grille.com
Sun-Thurs: 11:30am-9pm
Fri-Sat: 11:30am-10pm
Beautiful, newly renovated dining space in the former “art gallery”. Serving lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, steaks, seafood, full bar, and a great wine list. Dinner & a movie is also available daily. Movies are shown nightly and matinees are available during the weekends and school break. The 190 Grille offers private meeting space, take out and catering. Call for more information.
Chapman Historical Museum
Chapman Historical Museum
348 Glen St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-2826
www.chapmanmuseum.org
Tues-Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: 12pm-4pm
Discover the fascinating history of Glens Falls and its connection to The Adirondacks. Visit the DeLong House where you will glimpse into the daily lives of the DeLong family and experience life at the dawn of the 20th Century. Permanent collection offers images of Lake George and the Adirondacks made famous by the 19th century photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard.
Cooper’s Cave
Cooper’s Cave Overlook
Glens Falls/South Glens Falls, NY
518-761-3864 or 518-793-1455

Located just off Route 9 under Cooper’s Cave Bridge between Glens Falls & South Glens Falls. Made famous by James Fenimore Cooper’s novel The Last of the Mohicans. Visit the hiding site of Hawkeye and his companions where they attempted their escape.

Viewing platform with interpretive signage. Part of New York State’s historic Independent Trail.

Hours:

8am-8pm, May 1 through October 31. Free admission. Handicap accessible.

Crandall Public Library & Folklife Center
Crandall Public Library & Folklife Center
251 Glen St., City Park
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-6508
www.crandalllibrary.org
Library
Mon-Thurs: 9am-9pm
Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun (Sept-June): 1pm-5pm
Folklife
Mon, Wed-Fri: 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Tues: 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, 5pm-8pm
The Folklife Center preserves and presents the living and historical cultural heritage of our area offering special programs for adults and children. Film and video festival, art exhibitions and much more.
Crandall Public Library & Folklife Center
Feeder Canal Alliance
21 Thomson Ave, Suite 5
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-5363
www.feedercanal.com
As part of the old Champlain Canal system built in 1817, and now part of New York State’s 524 miles of canals, the Feeder Canal is an historic link to the vital waterways of the past. Learn how the canal served in contributing to the bounty of the North Country In 1985 it was placed on the State and National Historic Registers. No charge. Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day.
Glens Falls Civic Center
Glens Falls Civic Center
One Civic Center Plaza
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-0366
www.glensfallscc.com
Home to major entertainment and major sports events including ADIRONDACK THUNDER HOCKEY. This year-round, highly versatile, multi-purpose complex offers a wide variety of shows and events including theater, dance, musicals, rodeo, circus, family shows, ice hockey, basketball and more. Every seat is the best seat in the house!
Glens Falls Civic Center

Glens Falls Farmers Market
Contact: Richard Sandora
(518) 792-0438
soilslave@aol.com

www.glensfallsfarmersmarket.com

Food can't get taste any better than buying it fresh from area farms. We encourage everyone to shop locally!

Hours: 8am-12noon

 

Glens Falls Tennis & Swim Club
264 E. Sanford St.
Glens Falls, NY. 12801
518-300-0987
Established in 1965, the Glens Falls Tennis & Swim Club, provides summer fun for people of all ages. This beautiful and unique Club offers tennis and swim programs for members and non members. The Club has 10 clay courts and a large swimming pool and club house. Day and weekly passes are available to out of town visitors. It's a wonderful place to hold a summertime special event. Please call President Sara Montgomery at 518-300-0987 for more details.
Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra
Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra
7 Lapham Place
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-1348
www.theGlensFallsSymphony.org
Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
*call before you go*
Performances in various locations throughout the City. Thrill to the sounds of a 54 piece orchestra led my music director Maestro Charles Peltz. Four concerts performed per year with an additional Holiday Pops concert in early December. Discount for groups of 8 or more.
The Hyde Collection

The Hyde Collection Art Museum
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-1761
www.hydecollection.org
Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm

“A gem of a museum...does most definitely merit a detour”
– The New York Times

An historic house that combines the heritage of the Adirondack Region with a distinguished permanent collection of important decorative arts, antique furnishings, and works by Masters such as da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt, Picasso, Whistler, and Homer. A modern art museum complex provides additional gallery spaces for changing world-class exhibitions throughout the year.
 
Jiggawatts Gaming
62 Lawrence Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-480-3221
www.jiggawattsgf.com
Tues, Thurs-Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-8pm
"Built by Gamers ... for Gamers".  Rent time at dozens of flat-screens, high def tv's with plush leather recliners. "It's a gamer's Shang Ri-La".
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC)
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC)
7 Lapham Place
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-1144
www.LARAC.org
Tues-Sat: 10am-3pm
Located on scenic City Park, the Arts Council is home to one of New York State’s first and finest arts centers. As part of this complex, the Lapham Gallery displays fine art and craft created by regional artists and becomes a unique holiday shop & gift boutique from mid-November through the Christmas holidays. It also houses an ongoing gift shop featuring works of over 35 LARAC member artists. Of special note is their 165-booth juried June Fine Arts and Crafts Festival held annually the second full weekend of June.

Outdoor Cinema

Corner of Bay & Glen Streets

Glens Falls, NY 12801
email: info@artinthepubliceye.com

Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy FREE movies under the stars. Films start at 8pm directly following the Third Thursday Glens Falls Art Walk.

May thru September. Go to their web site for more details.

North Country Arts Center

6 Pine Street

Glens Falls, NY 12801

email: northcountryartscenter@gmail.com
www.northcountryartscenter.org

Galleries
71 Lawerence - The Shirt Factory
42 Ridge St - City Hall, 2nd Floor

The NCAC is a not-for-profit cultural organization established in 1971 for artists, artisans and people interested in art. Their work is shown in various locations throughout Glens Falls with their main gallery space at City Hall, 2nd floor, 42 Ridge Street.
The Shirt Factory
71 Lawerence St
Glens Falls, NY 12801
www.shirtfactorygf.com

Converted shirt factory is now a thriving location for art galleries and studios and other small businesses.

Art openings, receptions and events are always taking place so go to their web site for more information.

Built in 1902, it was once home to the McMullen-Leavens Company with the label name of Troy Shirt Makers. In its heyday, these shirts accounted for almost 70% of domestic shirt sales in the US.

SunKiss Ballooning

78 Knight Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-796-0373
www.sunkissballooning.com

Pilot Todd Monahan takes you up, up and away over the beautiful Adirondacks. Have an unforgettable experience celebrating a birthday, wedding or any other special occasion in a unique way - champagne included!

Third Thursday Art Walk
Downtown Glens Falls, NY 12801

email: info@glensfallsartwalk.com

web: www.glensfallsartwalk.com

Dates: Third Thursday of each month

            from August - November

Hours: 5pm - 8pm

Every great city has great art and Glens Falls is no exception. Take a stroll downtown and experience the wealth of talent our area offers. Enjoy lectures, artist receptions, music, demonstrations and more and it's all FREE!

Maps of exhibiting venues are available at participating businesses downtown.

Go to web site for more detailed information.

Trolley Rides
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-1085
www.cityofglensfalls.com

Beat the traffic with no parking problems! From June 27 through Labor Day, our trolley service is offered to and from Glens Falls to Lake George and all points between including The Great Escape and the Shopping Outlets.

Only $1.00; 50 cents for seniors; children under 5 are free. Stops scheduled throughout Glens Falls. Contact Greater Glens Falls Transit for more information at 518-792-1085.

Tyrer Auctioneer

170 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-2244
www.hrtyrergalleries.com

Who doesn't love a bargain? At Tyrer Galleries you'll find a variety of art, antiques and collectables to bid on at live auctions; scheduled throughout the year. Go to their web site for exact dates and times.

West Mountain

59 West Mountain Rd.,
Queensbury, NY. 12804
518-636-3699
westmtn.net

Situated at the base of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and conveniently located off exit 18 of the Northway, West Mountain provides winter fun for skiers, snowboards and tubers. West Mountain contain 32 trails ranging from green to black diamond and a professional Snow Sports school for instruction and camps. There is also a tubing park containing 5 chutes. The main lodge contains a cafeteria on the first floor and the East Slope Bar & Eatery, a full service restaurant, on the second floor. West Mountain Racing, West Mountain's competitive race team, also resides at the mountain.
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC)
The Wood Theater
207 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-9663
www.woodtheater.org

Box Office
Tues-Thurs: 12pm-5pm (later on showdays)
A 300 seat theater with 30,000 square feet of contemporary space rehearsal, reception, and meeting space. A great venue for the traditional to the cutting edge featuring music, theater, dance, comedy, lectures, meetings, and seminars.
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC)
World Awareness Children’s Museum
89 Warren Street (opening in 2010 at this new address)
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-2773
www.worldchildrensmuseum.org

Thurs-Sat: 9:30am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm

The World Awareness Children's Museum offers families and children the opportunity to experience cultures from all over the world by trying on costumes, playing musical instruments and engaging in pretend play with authentic artifacts. The Museum's collection includes over 3,000 international artifacts and 6,000 pieces of international children's art from over 65 countries. The Museum's new building at 89 Warren Street is currently under renovation; however interactive exhibits and free family fun days are offered at venues through Glens Falls and outreach exchange programs.

Health & Relaxation:
Adirondack Acupuncture and Healing Arts
30 Fulton St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-9188
Licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified Herbalist & Classical Feng Shui Consultant.
Call for appointment.
The Acupuncture Studio
5 Warren St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-615-0505
www.theacupuncturestudio.com
Acupuncture, massage and herbal therapies offered.
Call for appointment.
Mon-Fri: 9am-2pm, Wed: 3pm-7pm

Tues-Thurs: 9am-12pm, 3pm-6pm
Best Nails
173 Glen St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-0345
Full range of manicures and pedicures.
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm
Sat: 10am-6pm
Walk-ins welcome

Lemon Tree Yoga & Healing

Arts Studio

21 Cooper St., Suite #109 at

The Shirt Factory Building

Glens Falls, NY 12801
518.301.3291 or 518.301.3293

Yoga classes & private lessons, Reiki, Phoenix rising yoga therapy, trauma sensitive yoga, Thai massage, Swedish massage, herbal consultations.

lemontreeyoga@yahoo.com
Call for appointment.
Lisa Fuller, Herbalist
71 Lawrence at The Shirt Factory Building
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-6591
www.adirondackherbals.com
Herbal consultations, reflexology, healing and energy medicine.
Call for appointment.
On the Right Path
90 South St., Suite K
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-798-2343
Reiki, massage therapy, doula service & childbirth education.
Call for appointment.
The Spa Studio and Boutique
217 Dix Ave.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-745-6909
www.spastudioandboutique.com
A full service day spa.
Call for appointment

tHAIRapy lounge

12 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-3313

www.thairaphylounge.com

Women's and men's hair salon services in a chic atmosphere.
Hours: Call for hours & appointment.

Wedgeway Barber Shop
131 Bay Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-792-1535

Get a shave and a hair-cut in this institution. Walk-ins welcome.
Hours:
Tues-Fri: 8:30am-5pm
Sat: 8am-2pm
Sunday-Monday: CLOSED

OTHER THINGS TO DO:

Off-Track Betting
-58 South Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
-25 Canada Street
Lake George, NY 12845
www.capitalotb.com