Arts & Culture

Inspiration in the mountains

The Adirondack Mountains have long been a backdrop of inspiration and creativity -- so it's no surprise that the arts and music scene in the Tupper Lake area is alive and growing. From live music and performances to artist galleries and traditional arts workshops, there is a unique mix of artistic and creative experiences to explore throughout our region.

A woman works at a jewelers table.

Arts, culture, and entertainment 

Steeped in culture and heritage, Tupper Lake is filled with creative and adventurous people looking to express themselves through art. Connect and discover your artistic side as you meet many of the local artists and artisans throughout the Tupper Lake and Piercefield region. From fine arts to metalworking and from beer brewers to boat builders, artistic adventure awaits! Take a trip into the past with unique history, from the Tupper Lake Heritage Museum to the self-guided exploration of the Crossroads Heritage Trail.

A table display of handcrafted pottery and artwork.

Live music venues

Looking to tap into some live music in the area? Browse through our events calendar for a scheduled performance or stop into one of the popular music venues to tune into the band du jour.

A group of four adults in a musical group perform at an outdoor stage at sunset.

Goff-Nelson Memorial Library Public Library Since 1914, the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library has been a cornerstone of the Tupper... Read More
Tupper Lake History Museum A place where the past is at your fingertips. Donated photos and artifacts used by our ancestors to... Read More
Casagrain Gallery A Fine Arts Studio Cassagrain Gallery on Park Street in Tupper Lake is a fine arts studio ... Read More
Piercefield Museum In a large classroom on the second floor of the former Piercefield School, you will find a treasure... Read More
Beth Joseph Synagogue Built in 1905, Beth Joseph Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the Adirondacks, and one of a few... Read More
Adirondack State Theater Enjoy a movie at Tupper Lake’s hometown theater: the Adirondack State Theater.  This historic... Read More
Tupper Arts The Tupper Arts Center doors will be opening for regular traffic on Saturday, May 1st. Please... Read More
Akwesasne Cultural Center The Akwesasne Library and Cultural Center is an outstanding resource for the Akwesasne community,... Read More
Six Nations Iroquois Cultural Center
1462 Country Route 60
Onchiota, New York 12989
(518) 891-2299
Native North American Travelling College
(613) 932-9452
Touch of Wood
82 Main Street
Tupper Lake, New York 12986
(315) 200-0173
Shenandoah Indian Art & Crafts
48 Park St
Tupper Lake, New York 12986
(518) 359-2339