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Upcoming Events

Saratoga Arts Celebration

Saturday & Sunday, August 18 - 19 • 10 am - 5 pm
The Annual Saratoga Arts Celebration is a juried fine arts and fine crafts festival of visual and performing arts held on the great lawn as well as inside the Dance Museum. Admission is free to both the Saratoga Arts Celebration and the National Museum of Dance.

The Arts Celebration is a juried arts fair featuring 100 invited artists selected locally and from across the country and Canada. Their paintings, photography, drawings, prints, sculptures, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal and glass pieces are all original works of art and are available for collecting in every price range.

The Festival includes live musical performances on both days, as well as free hands-on children's arts activities and a variety of food temptations. Sunday there will be a Farmers Market to enjoy as well. It all happens rain or shine, inside and under tents.

Native American Festival

Sunday, September 16 • 10 am - 7 pm
The popular Saratoga Native American Festival is returning to the Saratoga State Park at the National Museum of Dance on September 16th 2018. Activities will be held indoors with the exception of an outdoor food vendor tent, rain or shine! The festival offers authentic northeastern Native American drumming and dance, storytelling, music, crafts, art and native food. This is a kid friendly event!!! The Saratoga Native American Festival is part of a regional effort to educate people about the history, cultural traditions and continued active presence of the Native peoples of the northeast. Brought to you by the Ndakinna Education Center. Click here for more information.

Ongoing Events

Aerial Yoga Classes

Monday & Tuesday evenings  • 6:00 pm
Private group classes available by appointment

Aerial Yoga Level 1 will guide you through the basics of aerial yoga and introduce you to inversions. Aerial yoga is designed to increase, strength, improve flexibility, lengthen the spine and build core strength. $20/class, pre-registration required, class size limited to 11. Click here to register online.

Ballroom Classes

No classes in August, classes resume in September
Tango Fusion Dance Company offers classes at the Museum on Tuesday nights. New students may try one class for free. Classes will take place in the Museum foyer and southeast gallery. Classes offered include rumba, west coast swing, and Argentine tango. For more information visit Tango Fusion online.

Country Line Dancing

Wednesday evenings • 7:15 - 9:00 pm
The National Museum of Dance welcomes Country Music Association (CMA) Broadcast Award-winning DJ Kevin Richards who will lead weekly Beginner Line Dance Classes in the Lewis A. Swyer Studios. Starting on March 21, classes will be held on . The cost is $10 per dancer at the door. All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Dance Through Parkinson’s

Thursdays • 1:30 am - 2:30 pm
Inspired by the internationally-acclaimed program Dance for PD®, founded in 2001 by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson’s Group, this class explores movement through different types of rhythmic music in ways that are joyful, safe, and stimulating. Dance Through Parkinson’s will be taught by Rachelle Smith-Stallman, a Board-Certified Dance Movement Therapist and New York State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.

Classes are free of charge and no experience is necessary for participation. For more information please contact the Museum at 518-584-2225 ext. 3001.










Museum Summer Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday noon - 4:00 pm

Admission is free every Tuesday.

Docent-guided tours

Docent-led tours of the Museum’s temporary and permanent exhibitions will be held each Tuesday from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm. The tours are free of charge, no advance registration is necessary. Tours meet at 11:15 am in the Museum foyer. For those interested in becoming a volunteer docent at the National Museum of Dance, a docent training session will be held at the Museum on Wednesday, June 27 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Have you seen our newly-released book,
National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame: Celebrating 30 Years?
Purchase a copy in our gift shop or online.

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