Proof of vaccination is no longer required for entry to the Smith Opera House. Masks are no longer required, though we strongly encourage their use particularly by those unvaccinated, including children. The Smith reserves the right to amend this policy as necessary, including at the request of specific artists or presenters.

About The Smith

The Smith Opera House
The Smith Opera House


The Smith Center for the Arts, Inc. is committed to providing and sustaining diverse arts and education enrichment opportunities for Finger Lakes residents and visitors, while maintaining its historic venue – the Smith Opera House.


The Smith Center for the Arts will create a vibrant Finger Lakes community through the arts.

The Smith Center for the Arts is both a presenting organization and a catalyst for enhancing the role of the arts in the Finger Lakes. The organization owns and operates the historic Smith Opera House, and coordinates numerous other arts advocacy projects. It is led by a Board of Directors, and through its committee structure, leaders of other arts organizations in the Geneva area participate in knowledge-sharing and joint identification of strategic initiatives.

The Smith Center for the Arts Provides

  • Weekly email of upcoming events at the Smith Opera House and other venues.
  • The Smith Opera House as a vessel for community organizations to host an array of events.
  • A wide variety of programming including film screenings, theater performances, live concerts, and community events.

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