Stage 1

Albany Barn opened Stage 1 in 2010 to provide interactive creative arts programming for the community, establish an active arts presence on North Swan Street and facilitate neighborhood involvement with The Barn/Academy Lofts project. The 2010 “Summer in the City Youth Talent Exhibition” was the first public art show at Stage 1, featuring work by over fifty young people from the City of Albany in a professional gallery environment. Stage 1 is now open to the community five to six days per week and is home to a variety of arts-based programs primarily serving youth.

This brand new 1,700 square foot facility features:

  • durable cork floor for dance
  • dual slop sinks
  • locking storage
  • dual large bathrooms/changing space
  • built-in track spotlighting
  • free WiFi Internet access
  • electricity, hot water, central air and heat included

Stage 1 is available now for studio space, classes, exhibitions, meetings and rehearsals at affordable rates.

Major Underwriters

The Bender Family Foundation

Wine & Dine

Upcoming Events

Sep
26
Tue
6:30 pm Kids’ Art Exploration with Megan @ Stage 1 Gallery
Kids’ Art Exploration with Megan @ Stage 1 Gallery
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kids' Art Exploration with Megan @ Stage 1 Gallery | Albany | New York | United States
Join resident artist Megan Ruch for a fun evening of arts and crafts. Kids will explore watercolor and acrylic painting as well as seasonal craft projects in this fun and flexible class! Class is free,[...]
Sep
28
Thu
11:00 am September in the City @ DiNapoli Park
September in the City @ DiNapoli Park
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join Barn staff and artists at SEPTEMBER IN THE CITY, every Thursday in September from 11am-3pm. Click here for details.  
Sep
29
Fri
7:00 pm 8 Bit-Bash @ Albany Barn
8 Bit-Bash @ Albany Barn
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8 Bit-Bash @ Albany Barn | Albany | New York | United States
Join us at the Albany Barn for the 8-Bit Bash – a celebration of all games old-school! Enjoy a concert featuring music from 8-bit favorites like Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda, and check[...]

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