News & Updates

Palace Theatre Announces Free Community Block Party

Aug 11, 2021

The Palace Performing Arts Center, in cooperation with MVP Health Care, the New York State Council on the Arts & HOT 99.1 and our local neighborhood associations is pleased to present the Palace Theatre Community Block Party. Saturday, August 28 from Noon to 4PM, the area around the Palace Theatre will be filled with music, family friendly activities, vendors, community organizations & more!

Palace Theatre Announces Official Reopening with Free Summer Movie Series for Children

June 30, 2021

The Palace Theatre’s Summer in the City Movie Series, presented by SEFCU will return to offer seven free, family-friendly movies to children and families from neighborhoods around the Palace in downtown Albany. The movie series provides children with the opportunity to enjoy the excitement and beauty of the historic Palace Theatre, while offering fun, safe and positive opportunities to become engaged in the arts. 

Our Art Class & the Palace Theatre Welcome Local Youth for Our Annual Juneteenth Youth Art Exhibition

June 21, 2021

On Friday, June 18th, youth from Our Art Class, Albany 518 SNUG & The West Hill Refugee Welcome Center joined with APD Officer Silver to create and display art and messages of hope under the Palace Theatre marquee in celebration of Juneteenth.

 

Palace Theatre announces funding award from Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

May 28, 2021

The Palace Theatre would like to extend our deepest thanks to Senator Charles Schumer for spearheading the effort to make the Save Our Stages funding a reality.

The Palace Sessions - "Best Venue's Virtual Programming"

Apr 22, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that The Palace Sessions is the Winner of "Best Venue's Virtual Programming" in this year's "Times Union Best Of 2021." Thanks to everyone that voted for The Palace Sessions, all of our wonderful sponsors and every incredible band and performer who helped make The Palace Sessions possible this year! Stay tuned, The Palace Sessions is just getting started!

The Palace Theatre presents a virtual Black History Month Celebration

Feb 12, 2021

On Wednesday, February 24 at 7PM, the Palace Theatre presents a free virtual evening of art, music, dance and spoken word by some of the most talented Black artists in the Capital Region.

The Palace Sessions presents Moriah Formica, Sawyer Fredericks & Madison VanDenburg

Jan 05, 2021

The Palace Theatre, The City of Albany & Mirth Films present The Palace Sessions with Moriah Formica, Sawyer Fredericks & Madison VanDenburg - Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00pm.

Play For The Palace - An Evening with moe. to Benefit the Palace

Dec 01, 2020

We set up in the lobby of one of our favorite venues, the Palace Theatre in Albany, NY, during rehearsals for our Fall Drive-in Tour and recorded the whole thing. Along with our playthrough of Not Normal, we recorded a full 2 set show that will premiere on December 11.

The arts have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 venue closures and historic theatres like the Palace Theatre need help! Join us on Friday, December 11 at 8:30PM for a special performance by moe. to benefit the Palace Theatre.