Explore the Arts – March 2023

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Adirondack Park while taking in some of the highest caliber arts programming around. Since 1972 Lake Placid Center for the Arts has been delivering outstanding performances and robust education programs as well as exciting gallery displays and services to promote individual artists’ work!

Events & Performances

Immerse yourself in the magic of live performances! Our cozy 355-seat theatre, nestled within stunning Adirondack mountains, is the ideal place to witness captivating acts from world-class artists. Whether you’re into music, comedy or dance – there’s something for everyone at our year-round events and showings produced by LPCA as well as local partners like Lake Placid Sinfonietta and Historic Society.

Adirondack Film – March thru June 2023
If you’re looking for an entertainment experience that will really move you, then join us on the third Friday of every month at 7 PM! Our Lake Placid Film Festival is a great way to bring our community together and ignite conversations. And just in time to wrap up this year’s presentation – we’ve compiled some awesome shorts into one entertaining package: ‘Our Best Shorts are Showing’. Come celebrate cinema with us – it’s gonna be good!

Met Live On-Screen: Lohengrin – March 18, 2023
After a 17-year absence, Wagner’s epic masterpiece returns to the Met in all its majestic glory! Under the inspired direction of François Girard and led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on podium duty, this thrilling production features an astonishing cast – Piotr Beczała as Lohengrin, Tamara Wilson as Elsa, Christine Goerke as Ortrud and more. Witness their incredible acting talents etch out an enthralling story of mystery and wonder set against breathtaking music for an unforgettable experience! Streamed Directly From the Metropolitan Opera Stage.

NTL: Much Ado About Nothing – March 23, 2023
Katherine Parkinson and John Heffernan set the stage for a romantic comedy with mistaken identity in Shakespeare’s classic performance of sun, sea and mischief. Experience all the drama unfold as these star-studded actors bring this legendary tale to life – streaming live from National Theatre! A young couple comes face to face with scandal when they travel down south Italy’s Riveria coast to marry at Hotel Messina; but what Beatrice & Benedick don’t know is that a wild misadventure awaits them… get ready be captivated by this dynamic show sure not disappoint Simon Godwin fans who loved his award-winning Romeo & Juliet production! A National Theatre Live Presentation on the LPCA Screen.

Fly Fishing Film Tour – March 25, 2023
Get ready to cast a line of fun at the 2023 Fly Fishing Film Tour! Starting on March 2nd, this one-of-a kind experience will be making its way around the world. Whether you’re an avid fly fisher or simply looking for a good time with friends and some great films, F3T offers something special — an opportunity to connect with fishing communities across big cities and small towns alike as we celebrate our love for fishy folk everywhere. So grab your reel (and maybe even win some giveaways!) because it’s sure to make waves!

LUNAFEST – March 30, 2023
Celebrate the incredible women and gender nonconforming individuals in our community with Zonta Club of the Adirondacks’ LUNAFEST®! This program brings together seven thought-provoking short films to empower viewers through an exploration of resilience, strength, and connection. Join us for 95 minutes of inspiring stories that will leave all ages 13 & up feeling uplifted.

Classes & Camps

Get creative and have fun no matter your age at the LPCA! With in-person and online classes for students of all ages, you’ll be sure to uncover a passion that expresses who you are. Try out pottery wheels, experiment with hula hoops or paint beautiful masterpieces – the possibilities are endless when it comes to unlocking your creativity.

Winslow Homer’s Adirondacks with Dennon Walantus – March 13, 2023

Celtic Window Art with Peggy – March 15, 2023

Moving Mud: Throwing on the Pottery Wheel – March thru May

Spring Landscapes in Gouache & Pastels with Takeyce Walter – March 23, 2023

Snapshots From The Road with Kari Ganoung Ruiz – March 28, 2023

Painting Late Day Light, Shapes, and Shadows with Cynthia Rosen – March 30, 2023


Discover a world of creative talent at LPCA’s two galleries! From an Art School founded in the 70s, to Gallery 46 on Main Street, there is something for everyone. Admire stunning works from over 100 locally and nationally renowned artists – each season provides new opportunities to find your next favorite masterpiece or purchase art directly from its creator within the breathtaking backdrop of Northern New York’s Adirondack Park.

Elementary School Art Show – March 17 to April 1, 2023
Gallery Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 PM
Opening Reception: Friday, March 17th, 4-6 PM
Come explore the creative world of our elementary schoolers! The Gallery @ LPCA is proud to present its annual Elementary School Art Show, where a selection of wonderfully varied student artwork will be on display. From painting and sculpture to drawing and photography – you’ll find something unique from every corner of the arts curriculum. Don’t miss this opportunity for an inspiring insight into what tomorrow’s artists are creating today!

Artists & Opportunities

The LPCA is a valuable resource for creative professionals looking to make an indelible mark in the arts and culture scene. With opportunities from local gallery representation, professional development, funding and residency space – as well as disciplines ranging from visual art to contemporary dance- artists can use these resources to craft their very own lasting legacy!

Looking for the latest events?
Visit https://www.lakeplacidarts.org/events-performances/

Gallery at the LPCA
17 Algonquin Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-2512
Website: lakeplacidarts.org

Thursday – Saturday: 1-5pm
If you would like to visit the Gallery @ LPCA outside of this time, please reach out to us in advance as we may be able to schedule a separate time for you to enjoy the art.

Main Street – Gallery 46
2525 Main Street, Suite 1
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Monday: 10am-4pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday – Sunday: 10am-6pm