Frequently Asked Questions

Who can come to the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts?
We are a community arts center, open to the public. People of all ages, abilities and artistic skill levels can take classes and attend our camps and special events. There is a place for everyone at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts!

What types of classes do you offer?
We offer a wide variety of classes in the fine arts, crafts, music, dance, yoga, culinary arts and more. Click here for the complete schedule of our classes.

Can I rent space in the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts to host my events?
Yes! We offer fully equipped meeting spaces, beautiful reception venues and corporate boardrooms to anyone looking for a place to host retreats, meetings, trainings or team building exercises. You can even rent the entire arts center for very large events. Click here to see all of our rental options or contact our events coordinator Lori White at (518) 661-9932.

Can I hold my child’s birthday party here?
Yes! Our staff is trained to make sure kids of all ages have a blast when they have their birthday parties here. You can plan for any theme and we will make it happen!

Is there arts center merchandise available for purchase?
Yes. Our gift shop is located right next to the reception area. We have official arts center merchandise for sale as well as handmade one-of-a-kind items on consignment from local artisans. We also sell gift cards that are redeemable for any class or workshop at the arts center.

How do I become a member of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts and what are the benefits of doing so?
Becoming a member of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is fast and simple. For information about the membership levels available and to purchase one, click here or call (518) 661-9932. We highly encourage art enthusiasts to become members. Membership benefits include discounts on workshops and class fees, invitations to gallery receptions and special events, and more.