The Everson Museum of Art Outreach Program brings the museum experience to the community by providing educational programming to increase understanding and appreciation of the arts through lifelong learning.
Who Do We Visit?
Our trained docents visit senior centers, hospitals, libraries, K-12 schools, and other community organizations with an emphasis on groups that are not able to visit the Museum.
Presentations cover a range of topics including the history of the Everson and its architecture, the Museum’s permanent collection, and special exhibitions.
Art Making activities combine art making with discussion about art and artists from the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Participants can explore a variety of media including ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, collage and more. Group size is limited to fifteen allow maximum individual attention.
Visual Thinking Strategies:
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an open-ended, inquiry-based, and engaging discussion about works of art.
How Much Does It Cost?
Art Talks and Visual Thinking Strategies presentations cost $50, and Art Making Activities cost $75. Partial scholarships are available on a need basis. Please inquire when scheduling your program.
How to Arrange a Visit?
Visits are available Monday through Friday beginning at 10:00am. Please note that all programs are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please send in an Outreach Request Form at least four weeks in advance of the requested program date so that we may accommodate your needs.
To schedule your visit, email a completed Outreach Request Form to [email protected]. For questions, contact the Education Department at (315) 474-6064 x324 or [email protected].
Virtual Everson Outreach
The Everson Museum of Art can come to you! Using Zoom video conferencing a Museum educator or trained volunteer will provide a Museum-themed lesson in real time (each session lasts approximately 30 minutes).
To arrange your program please fill out the form
below and send to the Education Department at [email protected].
Live Virtual Options
Visual Thinking Strategies: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an open-ended, inquiry-based, and engaging discussion about works of art.
Art Talk: Presentations cover a range of topics including the history of the Everson and its architecture, the Museum’s permanent collection, and special exhibitions.
Art-making Demonstration: Watch art come to life through art demonstrations using a variety of materials and techniques.
Betts Branch Library
Canton Woods Senior Center
Cazenovia Public Library
Crouse Hospital Chemical Dependency
Day Treatment Program Women’s Group
DeWitt Barnes and Noble
Fayetteville Free Library
Little Falls Public Library
Loretto / The Nottingham
Manlius Senior Activity Center
Marcellus Modern Quilt Club
Morningstar Residential Care
NOPL @ Cicero Public Library
North Syracuse Art Guild
Paine Branch Library
PEACE / Liverpool Head Start
PEACE, Early/Head Start Home Based Program
Q Center at ACR Health
Refugee Assistance Program
St. Francis Commons
Syracuse Academy of Science
The Manor at Seneca Hill
The Oaks at Menorah Park
VA Medical Center
Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
Wescott Street Cultural Fair
WHOLE ME, Inc.