See a Show... Take a Class... Explore the Arts...

This year, the LPCA enters its 42nd year. What began as a dream to bring the visual and performing arts to the North Country has grown into one of the largest and most exciting art centers in upstate New York. We invite you to explore everything the LPCA has to offer. From exciting classes to dynamic performances, the LPCA provides you with an experience you won't forget!
The Breakfast Club
The cult classic celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a special screening
Project Trio
The hit performance artists from last year's Taste of the Arts bridge classical music and hip-hop
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
David McVicar directs the first Met production of this popular double bill in 45 years
Taste of the Arts
A celebration of food, art and fun featuring SMOKE & MIRRORS by The Ricochet Project
Elementary Art Show
Summer Art Programs

Bringing a world of arts to your doorstep.

Located in beautiful Lake Placid, New York, the LPCA is the North Country's most comprehensive and flexible multi-arts center. Located just minutes from Lake Placid's Main Street at 17 Algonquin Drive, the LPCA is Lake Placid's first stop for world class entertainment and arts education.

Upcoming Events

From fanstastic concerts to amazing theatre, the LPCA has something for everyone.  You won't want to miss what is coming soon to the LPCA stage!

Become a Member and Save

Ticket sales only cover 30% of keeping the arts alive in Lake Placid.  Plus members receive special discounts on select shows.  Become a member today!

Plan Your Trip

No trip to the LPCA is complete without visiting one of our restaurant or hotel partners before or after the show.  They can provide the perfect start or finish to any night!

...dedicated to presenting and fostering quality arts, which inspire, enrich, educate and entertain people of all ages.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Upcoming Events
04/24/15 - 07:00pm

Celebrate the cult movie that inspired a generation.

04/25/15 - 12:30pm

David McVicar directs the first Met production of this popular double bill in 45 years

04/25/15 - 07:00pm

Celebrate the cult movie that inspired a generation.

04/27/15 - 04:00pm

Ages: 10 and up
Dates: 4/27, 5/4

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From weekly events to workshop announcements, our E-Newsletters keep you updated and informed on all things LPCA.

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