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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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Thank you to our 2021 major sponsors and grant funders

CNY Arts | Central New York Community Foundation | Colgate University | Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation | The Gifford Foundation | Hamilton Community Chest | Hamilton Initiative, LLC | Humanities New York with support of the National Endowment of the Humanities | NBT Bank | New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 5 Tuesday

WWAG Session IV

  • October 5, 2021 - December 7, 2021

Women Writers Accountability Group (WWAG) is a new program of Arts at the Palace to encourage women writers at all levels and in all genres. Four 10-week sessions take place Tuesday evenings at 7 PM (via Zoom currently) where women writers and aspiring writers gather for informal conversation about writing projects and to set goals…

  • Dec 11 Saturday

E.S.P. Modern Jazz Group

  • 7:00 pm

Rescheduled from October. E.S.P. is a high energy, contemporary jazz group featuring original music. Their recordings are part jazz, part funk and part world music. This exciting jazz quartet’s 2009 album Time’s Up! (SPIDER RECORDS) was featured in JAZZIZ magazine. In 2010, the record won a Syracuse Area Music Award (Sammy) for best jazz recording and continues to receive…

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Women Writers Reading Event

Celebrate our year-long women writers accountability group on December 19th at 2 pm! This informal event will feature short readings of work written by our members as well as a complimentary reception of sweet and savory holiday nibbles. Readings will span a variety of genres. Free and open to all. Advanced registration is requested, but…

November 29, 2021

We’re hiring! Part-time Executive Director

Job Announcement – Executive Director Arts at the Palace is a nonprofit community arts organization based at the Palace Theater in Hamilton, NY. The part-time Executive Director is responsible for planning and executing performing arts programs including website and box office management; fundraising and grant-writing; financial and policy management; overseeing the venue facility and venue rentals; supervising employees, contracted…

September 28, 2021

Colgate Ballet Company Presents The Nutcracker at the Palace Theater

This November, the Colgate Ballet Company will be performing the Nutcracker. The story centers around a young girl named Clara who befriends her Uncle Drosselmeyer’s nephew at a Christmas Eve party. Later that night the Nutcracker she receives as a present from Drosselmeyer comes to life, battling the evil Mouse, and saving her. The victorious…

September 25, 2021