In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, The Smith is currently closed. Please visit our "updates" page for more information. Learn More »


This page hosts all up-to-date news about how the COVID-19 Pandemic is affecting the operations of the Smith Center for the Arts.

As of June 13, 2020, The Smith is on track for reopening its administrative offices, though on a reduced staffing schedule.

Please stay in touch via email (best) or by calling 315-781-5483 and leaving a message.  Thank you for your support and understanding during this difficult time.

COVID-19 Updates


Cancelled and Postponed Shows


COVID-19 Resources

World Health Organization (WHO) Website 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website

New York State COVID-19 Update Page


Smith Opera House Visitor Guidelines

The Smith's Visitor Guidelines: Physical Distancing, Face covering, hand hygiene, symptoms

Physical Distancing

Please do not form lines or groups. Keep 6 feet of distance at all times.

Face Covering

You must wear a face covering in our building.

Hand Hygiene

Maintain hand hygiene at all times. Please do not touch anything unnecessarily.


If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or body aches, do not enter.

By registering for Smith in-person events you, and all other ticket holders in your party, agree to abide by The Smith Opera House’s COVID-19 policies. These policies include, but are not limited to: wearing a face covering while in the building, maintaining 6 feet physical distance between yourself and other patrons, abiding by all signage posted in the Smith Opera House, and not entering the Smith Opera House if you, or any member of your party, is feeling ill or has been in close contact with anyone with a known case of COVID 19.