Since its founding, the Center for the Arts has become one of Central New York’s preeminent presenters of the arts, and a proponent of community enrichment through world-class entertainment, and arts education. We offer a wide array of opportunities to experience the arts and an array of programs and activities from which to feed your soul.
Our 400-seat theater, with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, and from across New York State. The Center has presented performances by artists of global, national, regional, and local repute, including: Richie Havens, Butch Trucks, Rusted Root, Judy Collins, Arlo Guthrie, Tim Reynolds & TR3, Leon Russell, Colin Hay, SpyroGyra, David Sedaris, Hot Tuna, and other notable, emerging artists.
Additionally, the Center features film screenings, a community theater program (Center Players) and showcases artwork by local and regional visual artists in the art gallery. We also offer our facilities to other community organizations and individuals for a variety of educational purposes, events and private functions.