Libraries and Museums/Arts and Theater

All phone numbers are 518 area code

For more information, contact the Essex County Arts Council at 518-873-3569



Adirondack Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Opens: Memorial Day weekend to Mid-October
Hours:10AM to 5PM Daily
Rate: Adults $14; Child (6-12) $7
Group rates available over 15 or more.

Essex County Historical Society Adirondack Center Museum
Elizabethtown, NY
Open:  May 14 - October 16
Hours:  Mon. - Sat. 9AM - 5PM; Sun. 1PM - 5PM
Rates:  Adults $3.50; Sr.  Citizens $2.50; Children (6 - 16) $1.50

Lake Placid - North Elba Historical Society Museum

Averyvill Rd., Lake Placid, NY
Opens: May 30 - September 5
Hours: Tues. - Sun. 1PM - 5PM. Closed Monday.
Admission: FREE (Contributions welcome)

Penfield Homestead Museum
Crown Point, NY
Open: May - October
Hours: 9:30AM - 4:30PM Daily
Rates: FREE (Contributions welcome)


Essex County Arts Council, Inc.
Elizabethtown, NY
518-873-3569 or 518-873-9124
Opens: year round
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10AM - 5PM; Sat. by appointment.

Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY
Open: year round
Summer Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10AM - 5PM
Weekends: 1PM - 5PM
Fall/Winter/Spring: Tues. - Sat. 1PM - 5PM

Lake Placid Sinfonietta

Lake Placid, NY
The sinfonietta, an 18-member orchestra of professional musicians,
presents a six-week season of concerts during July and August.  The
schedule includes formal concerts, park concerts, children's and
senior concerts, and more.
Mountain View Gallery
Elizabethtown, NY
Opens: year round
Hours: Tues. - Fri. 10AM - 4PM; Sat. 10AM - 6PM

Pendragon Theatre

Saranac Lake, NY
Year round professional theatre.  During the summer months three plays
in the repertory format.  Many special events produced year-round.
Call box office for schedule and ticket information.
The Writer's Voice
Silver Bay, NY
The voice offers adult writing workshops each spring, an 8-week
summer reading series.  Thursday evenings at 7:45PM  July-August,
plus "Writers' Community" - master level workshops during August.
Readings $3-5, Workshops $70-150.
Ticonderoga Festival Guild
Ticongeroga, NY
The Guild provides a program of performing arts for adult/family
audiences, and a separate children's series.  Second week in July
through the second week in August.  Performances are held under
large festival tent.  Adult/family shows, Tues. 8PM, $7.  Children's
performances, Wed. 10:30AM, FREE.


ANCA Crafts Center
Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Lake Placid, NY
Opens: year round
Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10AM - 5PM; Sun. 12PM - 5PM)

Jay Craft Center

Rt. 9N, Jay, NY
Opens: April 1 - December 31
Hours: 10AM - 5PM, seven days a week


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