Catskills Performing Arts

The Catskills are home to a rich performing arts history, one that spans centuries of artistic expression, from the Hudson River School to exotic architectural influences of far-away Ukraine, and continues to inspire new generations of visitors and patrons of the arts.

Explore the many levels of music at annual Catskills festivals and live performances, feel yourself transported to a foreign land during a theatrical play, or immerse yourself in a cultural experience and learn the skills of traditional Irish step dancing.

The Catskills' Performing Arts Centers – An Unrivaled Legacy

The story of the Catskills is the story of America: the promise of a new life, the struggle to survive and the enduring hope for a brighter future. These stories, and many others, are told at performing arts centers across Greene County. From the performance that entices with the visual spice of a market in Tangier, to the music of the Emerald Isle, explore the stories that resonate, the tales that inspire, and the music that moves and shapes each new generation.

At the Orpheum Performing Arts Center in Tannersville, experience the performing arts in a new, state-of-the-art theater hosting musical events and dance festivals. The Orpheum is part of the Catskill Mountain Foundation, which includes the Doctorow Center for Performing Arts, and the Catskill Jazz Factory.

Where to find Eastern European Arts, Culture, and More

As the oldest classical music summer concert series in the Catskills, the Grazhda Museum and Art Center of Greene County in Jewett offers extraordinary contemporary performances in one of the most architecturally unique buildings in the Catskills, Grazhda Hall.

Constructed as part of the Ukrainian cultural complex, which includes St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, the Grazhda has hosted world-class musicians and performers of international acclaim. Enjoy the center's intimate concert series on Saturday evenings in the summer and fall.

Awaken to Adventure in the land of theater, music, dance and mystery!

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Athens Cultural Center
Housed in a beautifully renovated 19th-century mercantile building, the Center offers a full schedule of arts and cultural programming including workshops for children and adults, exhibitions, performances, readings and an annual Victorian Stroll the second Saturday in December.
Athens, NY
Prattsville Art Center & Residency
Prattsville Art Center is an interactive community art project bringing together artists and residents. Together they work on rebuilding Prattsville, which was nearly demolished by Hurricane Irene in August 2011.  The Art Center will feature music, lectures, films, workshops...
Prattsville, NY
Doctorow Center for the Arts
A beautiful new multi-arts complex that is home to the Mountain Cinema, a three screen cinema showing mainstream, family, independent and foreign films; the CMF Piano Museum featuring the Steven E. Greenstein Piano Collection, one of the world's only institutions dedicated to...
Hunter, NY
Orpheum Theater & Performing Arts Center
The state-of-the-art Orpheum is one of the few professional performing arts centers in the Catskill Region, hosting music events and dance festivals. Part of the Catskill Mountain Foundation, it was designed by Hugh Hardy, who also designed the Glimmerglass Opera House, the BAM...
Tannersville, New York
Catskill Mountain Foundation Film and Performing Arts Center
Catskill Mountain Foundation Arts, Education & Sustainable Living at the Catskill Mountain Foundation The Catskill Mountain Foundation is a multi-disciplinary arts and culture center offering educational opportunities all ages. The Foundation supports artists in the...
Hunter, NY
Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall
The Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall is the former 1826 Centre Presbyterian Church which was donated to the town in the late 1970s. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and since its restoration in 1996 has been the site for many performances of music and...
Windham, NY
Bridge Street Theatre
A three-space performing and visual arts complex housed in a refurbished industrial building just outside downtown Catskill, Bridge Street Theatre has been hosting a dazzling array of intimate theatre, cabaret and other musical performances, magic shows, art installations, and...
Catskill, NY
Altamura Center for Arts and Culture
A Round Top, NY Arts Center with an affordable Dinner Theatre offering a variety of music, dance, and theatre programs during the summer and fall. Masters share the opera traditions with world class opera singers, winners of the Altamura International Voice Competition during...
Round Top, NY
23Arts Initiative

A philanthropic mountaintop program dedicated to providing world-class music to the village of Tannersville.

Tannersville, NY
Columbia-Greene Community College
Galleries, international and local student artists. Concerts, lecture series and a wide array of cultural events.
Hudson, NY
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