Saratoga Arts' mission is to enrich the region by
cultivating a vibrant arts community and by
ensuring that the arts are accessible to all.

Upcoming Events

10x10 Show Opening Reception

Saturday, July 6, 2019  •  6pm – 8pm
Join Saratoga Arts staff and hundreds of regional artists for our biggest opening reception of the year!  

Participation in this exhibition is open to everybody; new artists, veteran artists, young and old artists, artists who are showing their work for the first time and artists who have been showing their work for years.  We will have food, drink and over 650 works to enjoy!!  Also, as always, we’ll have delicious craft beer provided by Druthers Brewing Company!
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!!!

NYFA Arts Administrator Meet Up

Thursday, July 11, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The Arts Center

Are you an arts administrator working in the Adirondacks, Capital Region or the North Country. Join The New York Foundation for the Arts, in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) State & Local Partnerships program and Saratoga Arts, for a social meet up to develop connections and grow your professional network in the region. The event will serve as a forum for arts administrators to explore the strengths and challenges of the field. NYFA will also provide leadership resources from its Emerging Leaders Boot Camp program. This programming is part of NYFA’s entrepreneurial training in the New York State. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions: Email learning@nyfa.org  • Questions about Saratoga Springs: Email Tanya at ttobias@saratoga-arts.org

This program is made possible through New York State Council on the Arts, State & Local Partnerships with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is part of NYFA Learning, which includes professional development for artists and arts administrators. Sign up for NYFA’s free bi-weekly newsletter to receive updates on future programs.

NYFA Resources and Services Talk

Saturday, July 13, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
The Arts Center

Artists of all disciplines are invited to join us for this free event!
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) State & Local Partnerships program, will present a free public program for artists of all disciplines in collaboration with Saratoga Arts. This programming is part of NYFA’s entrepreneurial training in the Adirondacks, the Capital Region, the North Country, and surrounding areas. NYFA will present an overview of our free and low-cost national programs and services. Whether you’re trying to raise money to finish a particular project, seeking feedback on your work, looking for an artistic residency, or trying to find a job, NYFA has resources that you can use to help you sustain and grow your artistic practice. We will provide information on the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, an unrestricted grant of $7,000 for which artists living and working in New York state are eligible. Applications for the 2019-20 cycle will open in Fall 2019.

Questions: Email learning@nyfa.org  • Questions about Saratoga Springs: Email Tanya at ttobias@saratoga-arts.org

This program is made possible through New York State Council on the Arts, State & Local Partnerships with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is part of NYFA Learning, which includes professional development for artists and arts administrators. Sign up for NYFA’s free bi-weekly newsletter to receive updates on future programs.

NYC Ballet Musicians & Friends Chamber Concert

Thursday, July 18 • 12pm
The Arts Center

For over twenty years, musicians and friends of the New York City Ballet have presented “Thursdays at Noon” chamber music concerts at The Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, held in July each year. These concerts, organized by violinist and the series’ Artist Director Luellen Abdoo, offer the community unmatched experiences of world-class performance in an intimate setting. Tickets are $9, and will be available at the door one hour before the concert.

Program for this concert:
Mozart’s Divertimento K.136, for string quartet in D major
Elaine Chelton’s String Quartet, No. 1, Movements I & II
Mendelssohn’s Octet in E flat, Op. 20

Performers
Violins: Kurt Nikkanen, Nicolas Danielson, Yevgenia Strenger, Luellen Abdoo
Violas: Katarzyna Bryla-Weiss, Joana Miranda
Cellos: Hannah Holman, Peter Sanders