Canajoharie High School houses the area's premier
theater, the Arkell Performing Arts Center. Through the generosity
of the Arkell Foundation, a high school auditorium was transformed
into a true performing arts center. And since its inception, the
center has played host to many theatrical and musical performances
throughout the year.
You can check here for updated
concert schedules and performances.
to see the schedule.
In addition the Canajoharie-Fort Plain Drama Club presents about
three-four shows a year: Fall (usually a comedy or drama), Spring
(consisting of plays by local students, and this year a Children's
Olio show as well), and the Summer musical. They also produce
S.P.O.C. festival hosted at Proctors Theatre in
Schenectady every spring. While the school
year shows are open to Fort Plain and Canajoharie
students grades 6-12,
the summer show is open to all ages and all communities.
performance are often
the biggest, with a multi generational cast.
But that’s not where the arts in Canajoharie
stop. Local philanthropists have generously endowed the school and
the community with an incredible array of facilities and artwork.
The Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery houses an impressive collection
of paintings and sculptures.
The Arkell Museum shows the rich history of the area and houses
works by Winslow Homer and George Inness
Museum Learning Initiative
offers direct links to 69 museums
and cultural organization programs in the Upper Hudson Valley
Music rehearsal page