Visit The Empire State Plaza & New York State Capitol

New York State Office of General Services

Plaza Visitor Center and Gift Shop

Located in the North Concourse
Open Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gift Shop: 518-486-6858
Event information: 518-474-4759 |

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Now Accepting Applications for Artist Consignment in the Plaza Gift Shop

The Office of General Services is seeking New York State artists to provide consignment merchandise in the following media: jewelry, ceramics, glass, textiles, fine art and mixed media. If you are an artist who lives and works in New York State and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please fill out and send in an application:

Plaza Ambassador Program

The Plaza Visitor Center staff is assisted by a dedicated group of volunteers who help provide information services and tours at the Plaza. The Office of General Services is continually seeking qualified candidates for the Plaza Ambassador Program.