The Hamilton Hill Arts Center is a non-profit cultural arts center. Its mission is to promote the knowledge, awareness, and appreciation of the arts and culture of African and African-Americans, thereby enriching the community and the Capital Region. The Hamilton Hill Arts Center (HHAC) blends African and African-American arts and culture with educational and character-building activities, making the center a unique resource in the Capital Region. Founded in 1968 as a drop-in arts center for at-risk youth, program offerings have expanded to meet the growing needs of the community. The HHAC brings beauty, culture, and hope to an inner-city neighborhood and the entire region.