The Capital-Saratoga Region has a plethora of arts and culture options. From theater geeks to comedy junkies to art lovers, you’ll get your cultural fix no matter what you’re looking for.
The Capital-Saratoga Region is home to top entertainment venues such as Proctors, Palace Theatre, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Hubbard Hall Times Union Center, The Egg Performing Arts Center, Troy Music Hall and more. Take in a stand-up show, dramatic play or musical concert to kick off an evening of enjoyment.
For gallery-goers, there are countless pieces of art waiting for you to check out. Local artists and unique artisan galleries dot the area with their masterful works. The Empire State Plaza Art Collection is the largest collection of modern art on display in the country. While you’re checking out the Calder and the Noguchi, be sure to stop in at the New York State Museum, located at the eastern end of the plaza. The New York State Museum features an ever-changing array of visiting art exhibits, as well as a staggering permanent collection.
There are many museums in the Capital-Saratoga Region that will suit your interest. Visit the famous New York State Museum, Slate Valley Museum, Albany Institute of History and Art, Tang Museum at Skidmore College and the Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Whether you’re a child or a child at heart, be sure to make a stop at the miSci, Children’s Museum at Saratoga, Saratoga Automobile Museum or the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame!