SYRACUSE, NY (January 19, 2016) – The Everson Museum of Art is excited to announce a fun evening for adults, as well as a concurrent children’s program, designed to allow parents to enjoy a night out on the town.

Salsa Night will take place on February 11 from 5.30 – 8.00pm in the Everson Museum’s Rosamond Gifford Sculpture Court. Adults are invited to spice up their Thursday evening with salsa music, dancing, wine and salsa tastings and art exhibitions. Instructor Roberto Perez will teach the basics of salsa and then guests can dance the night away to the sizzling sounds of salsa and merengue music. Participants can bring a dance partner or meet someone new on the floor! A guided tour of the upcoming exhibition, Helen Levitt: In the Street, will also be offered during the evening. Guests can enjoy a salsa tasting from The Mission and a wine tasting courtesy of Branch by Bellangelo. Glasses of wine or bottles will be available for additional purchase. Salsa Night is $10 for Everson members and $15 for non-members.

Kids’ Night Out, also taking place from 5.30 – 8.00pm on February 11, is designed specifically for parents who want to attend Salsa Night. Children will have a blast, meet new friends and enjoy a variety of art making activities, playtime, movies, stories and more to keep them engaged while parents heat up the dance floor. Pizza and juice will be served. Kids’ Night Out is free for Everson members, and has a non-member price of $15 for the first child and $10 for each additional sibling. Pre-registration is required.



The Everson Museum of Art, whose roots extend to 1897, is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics, its pioneering art video collection and its distinctive structural design by the noted architect I.M. Pei.

The Everson is open to the public Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Noon – 5.00pm, Thursday Noon – 8.00pm, and Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm. For more information, please visit www.everson.org or follow us on social media.

The operation of the Everson Museum of Art is made possible with funding from the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, the County of Onondaga administered by the CNY Arts, The Trust for Cultural Resources of Onondaga County, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, the Everson Board of Trustees and Everson Members’ Council.