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Arts at the Palace is a nonprofit community arts organization based at the Palace Theater in Hamilton, NY. 


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Street by Street: A Village as Remembered by Storytellers

A local history project of Arts at the Palace and the Village of Hamilton Historical Commission, this podcast series seeks to explore and document the genius loci (spirit of the place) of the Village of Hamilton, NY.

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 9 Monday

Summer Youth Theater Class: Basic Acting Skills

  • August 9, 2021 - August 13, 2021

August 1, 2021: THE CLASS IS FULL. Please check back for information about future youth classes. Join our Youth Theater Educator Gwyneth Davies for a week-long program focusing on the fundamentals of acting in-person at the Palace Theater. This class is game-based and lots of fun! Cost: $100 for the 5-day session (3:00-5:00 PM). Scholarships…

  • Aug 14 Saturday

Garden Jam

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Rain location: Inside the Palace Theater

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Parking Lot Pollinator Garden

We're planting a native plant and pollinator garden alongside the Palace Theater building, featuring a wall mural painted by Tim Rand.

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National Wildlife Federation Certifies AATP’s Parking Lot Pollinator Project as a New Wildlife Habitat Garden

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is pleased that Arts at the Palace has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat® through its Garden for Wildlife™ program. NWF celebrates this effort to create a garden that supports birds, butterflies, bees, frogs and other local wildlife. Every Certified Wildlife Habitat garden…

August 1, 2021

Community discussion with the artists of I Digress: The Intimate Insights of a Childhood Weirdo

Written and performed by Sauda Jackson, I Digress: The Intimate Insights of a Childhood Weirdo is a performance memoir exploring the weight of inheritance and the recollection of memories and material things once lost to time. On Friday, September 24, 2021 at 7 pm, join members of the I Digress creative team on Zoom to…

July 30, 2021

Watch the part 1 video premier of I Digress: The Intimate Insights of a Childhood Weirdo

We’re excited to announce that our 2021 From Script to Stage selection I Digress: The Intimate Insights of a Childhood Weirdo will be available to screen September 8-26, 2021 on our Vimeo channel! By fusing theatrical performance, music, and projection design with archival materials, filmmaking, and video art, Sauda Jackson sifts through the weight and…

July 30, 2021