Outreach

The Everson Museum of Art’s Outreach Program increases access to the visual arts for those who otherwise may be unable to visit the Museum. The program provides quality educational experiences that increase understanding and appreciation of the arts and promote 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.

Program Options

Art Talks

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

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 x314 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]

 

Fill out our Virtual Outreach Request Form ›

Download our Virtual Outreach Brochure ›

Virtual Program Options

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.

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In 2019, Everson docents visited 29 organizations in 5 counties serving 1300 people through art talks and hands-on activities.

Betts Branch Library
Canton Woods Senior Center
Cazenovia Public Library
Crouse Hospital Chemical Dependency
Day Treatment Program Women’s Group
DeWitt Barnes and Noble
Fairmount Library
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
Syracuse RISE
SAGE Upstate
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.

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