Annual Events

2014 Everson Trips

September 11, 2014

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The Everson Trip Committee plans several exciting art related trips each year. If you wish to be added to our e-newsletter list and for more information or questions regarding trips, please send an email to 

Festival of Trees

December 5, 2014 - December 14, 2014

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The 29th Annual Festival of Trees will turn the Everson into a magical wonderland, with artfully decorated trees, wreaths and special exhibits on view throughout the galleries and gathering spaces of the Museum. Each donated item will be sold to raise funds to support the Everson’s programs and exhibitions. Visitors to the Festival will have the chance to gathering decorating ideas and inspiration, purchase displays, peruse the wonderful selection in the Museum Gift Shop, enjoy live musical entertainment and refreshments at the Holiday Cafe.

Festival of Trees Preview Gala
Thursday, December 4, 2014
5.30 - 8.00pm
$100 per person
Early Bird Special, $75 per person before November 12, 2014
Tickets required

The Everson Museum of Art Members’ Council is hosting the  Preview Gala, a fun, upscale cocktail party to kick-off the holiday season and preview the 29th annual Festival of Trees. This event gives guests the first look at the Festival of Trees and the chance to purchase over 100 decorated trees, wreaths and unique displays. All profits from the Festival will benefit the Everson Museum of Art. The Preview Gala includes complimentary wine, and elegant hors d’oeuvres catered by, as well as a cash bar.

Be a part of the 2014 Festival of Trees

Each year, local businesses, school groups, clubs and individuals create wonderful decorated trees, wreathes and special displays that make the Festival possible. If you would like to create an item for the festival, please download the form, and return it to the Museum. Items in any theme, and representing any culture, holiday or faith are encouraged and welcomed. 

Special Events



October 9, 2014 -

Time: 5.30pm to 8.00pm

Honorary Chair – William Hider

A celebration in support of the Everson Museum of Art and Hiscock Legal Aid Society and “one of the best cocktail events of the year.” (2012 VOICES guest). VOICES offers an opportunity for guests to enjoy a wonderful evening and support two organizations that are essential to the well-being of the Syracuse community. The Hiscock Legal Aid Society and Everson Museum of Art strive to serve each individual in our community. By ensuring equal access to justice, and the opportunity for transformational experiences with art, these organizations promote expression for all.

Enjoy generous delicious hors d'oeuvres by The Sherwood Inn & Phoebes and full access to the Everson galleries, an open bar, and the social scene of the season.

For sponsorship and advertising information, click here.

VOICES is sponsored by

Duke’s Root Control, Inc.

Bousquet Holstein, PLLC
Dannible & McKee, LLP
Le Moyne College

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation
The Gifford Foundation
Grossman St. Amour