Ithaca is known for its eclectic mix of people and the arts & culture scene is just as diverse! Whether you enjoy wandering through art galleries or sitting down in a theater and catching a live performance, Ithaca’s got what you are looking for. Stroll through Downtown Ithaca and immerse yourself in fabulous street art, including building murals, statues, and unique sculptures.
Points of Interest
The State Theatre of Ithaca is a historic, 1600 seat theatre in the heart of Downtown Ithaca, offering incredible concerts and shows for locals and visitors alike. Many notable names have graced the stage at the State Theatre over the years and you can always expect a great show. The State Theatre of Ithaca hosts various events between September and June including concerts, comedians, lectures, readings, and community events.
Immerse yourself in fabulous street art, including building murals, statues, and unique sculptures while exploring downtown and the greater Ithaca area. Ithaca Murals continues to help transform our cultural cityscape, one wall at a time! Thanks to so many artists and organizers, there has been an amazing surge in the number of murals on both public and privately owned walls. In 2021 there are over 200 and the numbers are continuing to snowball.
The Hangar Theatre building, once part of the Ithaca Municipal Airport, is home to the Hangar Theatre Company and serves as a venue for a variety of performing artists and community organizations. The Hangar Theatre creates and presents performances of exceptional quality and offers a renowned education program.