The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience.  We are the region’s preeminent proponent of the arts and creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities, and economic and cultural backgrounds.




Creativity transcends traditional ways of doing things and is the key to innovation. It is not tied to a specific subject matter or medium and influences all aspects of human thought and activity.

It is an essential part of the human experience that can and should be encouraged, nurtured, and allowed to flourish in a supportive and respectful environment.

Through an exploration of their own creativity, and then by sharing that experience, people can not only achieve their highest potential but have the ability to transform and enrich the community and the larger world beyond. Creative thinking is the key to sustainable human experience.