The Great Neck Arts Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach. Since our founding in 1995, over 100,000 people of all ages and backgrounds have taken advantage of our many classes, live performances, programs, workshops, films and art exhibits! Every day we provide students, teachers, parents, senior citizens and community members with opportunities to learn about, discuss, view, enjoy, share and make art!

GNAC is proud to be an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Partners in Education program and the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. We are also active partners with several universities, school districts and senior centers throughout Long Island and Queens.

Come visit the Arts Center! Take a class in ART (ceramics, cartooning, drawing & painting, fashion design, photography), DANCE (ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, Broadway dance), DRAMA (acting, musical theater, Glee Club); MUSIC (private and group lessons, voice), CHESS or FENCING. Take a tour of one of our exhibits! Enjoy a concert or lecture! See a sneak preview of a hot new film! Be a part of the Gold Coast International Film Festival! Buy some art! Become a member! Volunteer!

We look forward to meeting you!

Come Visit Us!
Great Neck Arts Center
113 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: 516.829.2570
Fax: 516.829.3536

Hours Ė Spring 2014

Spring Recess Hours & Classes:

Same as normal hours except:
Friday, April 18 (Good Friday): 9am - 5pm
Saturday, April 19: CLOSED
Sunday, April 20 (Easter): CLOSED

*There are no scheduled classes April 12-22.
VacationArts takes place April 14-17, 21, 22, 9am - 3:30pm
Private lessons may be running during this time, so please check with your instructor. Normally scheduled classes resume April 23.

Normal hours will resume April 21:

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm


The Great Neck Arts Center is located in Great Neck at 113 Middle Neck Road. Our entrance is through the rear of the building in the northwest corner of the outdoor Maple Drive parking lot (see map). Please note - you cannot enter the Arts Center from Middle Neck Road - you must use the Maple Drive parking lot entrance.

If heading east on Long Island Expressway, take exit 33 and turn north on Lakeville Road. Crossing Northern Blvd. Lakeville Road becomes South Middle Neck Road, then Middle Neck Road. Continue into town, turn right at the 8th traffic light onto Maple Drive. Make your first left into the outdoor Maple Drive parking lot. Entrance to GNAC is in the northwest corner of the lot.


Pay parking is available in the Village of Great Neck Plaza parking outdoor lot on Maple Drive and in a covered garage across the street. Additional parking is available on the street (hourly and metered).

Public Transit

The Great Neck Arts Center is served by Nassau County bus line N24 and is accessible from midtown Manhattan via the Long Island Railroad Port Washington Line.

Staff Contact Info


Regina Gil
Executive Director

Caroline Sorokoff
Associate Director

Ellen Schiff
Director School for the Arts

Ronni Berger
Events & Performances

Sonia Arora
Director of Outreach - Artists Residencies

Megan Clancy
Outreach Coordinator - Afterschool Programs

Katie Mancher
Furman Film Series

Jude Amsel
Gallery Director

Membership Benefits Program. Because Art Matters!


Help us plan for the future. Together we can continue to bring the arts to your schools and communities. Generous donations help us present outstanding classes, programs, innovative performances and events throughout the year. We employ over 50 artists to teach you their craft and nurture your inner artist.

Membership Benefits

GNAC Members enjoy privileged access to the greater arts community in addition to discounted tuition at GNACís School for the Arts. Family Membership is only $100.

Museum of Arts & Design
Save $5.00 on admission*

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Save $3.00 on Theater Tickets**

Louis Armstrong House Museum
Two for One Admission*

Time Out New York Kids
1-year complimentary subscription
Art, Culture, Activities and Food for Kids (and the people who love them)

Conde Nast Traveler
1-year complimentary subscription
Discover the Art of Travel

Call 516.829.2570 to become a member today.

We thank our membership partners for helping us give back to support your generosity.

*Members need to present their GNAC membership card for discount

**Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Discount Terms: Limit 4 tickets to all Tilles Center Presents performances. This offer may not be combined with any other discounts, and is not applicable on previously purchased tickets. There are no refunds or exchanges, and all programs, artists and dates are subject to change. This offer is available at the Tilles Center Box Office with proof of GNAC membership.

***Membership is valid for 3 consecutive semesters. Please call for details.



113 Middle Neck Road | Great Neck, NY 11021 | (516) 829-2570