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12/04/2021 (All day)
From Soup to Nuts
Runs 11/04/2021 - 1/02/2022
Everson Museum of Art
 

From Soup to Nuts

Drawn from the Everson’s collection, this exhibition features a range of works that address a basic human necessity: food and drink. Whether attending a formal meal or a casual picnic, browsing the grocery aisle or grabbing a snack, eating and drinking is a part of our shared humanity. Including paintings, photographs, prints, and ceramics, From Soup to Nuts is an eclectic multi-course artistic feast.

Date/Time12/04/2021 (All day)
Runs11/04/2021 - 1/02/2022
CostMuseum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/Students: $6, Children under 12: Free
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/04/2021 (All day)
Cheryl Dunn: Licking the Bowl
Runs 11/03/2021 - 1/09/2022
Everson Museum of Art
 

Cheryl Dunn: Licking the Bowl

In 2002, while a resident at the Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts, filmmaker and photographer Cheryl Dunn documented Free Basin, a sculptural project created by the multidisciplinary art collective Simparch. Free Basin was a large elevated, kidney-shaped skate bowl that was fully accessible to skaters in the community to use during gallery hours. Dunn’s fifteen-minute film Licking the Bowl captures the energy of Free Basin using lyrical passages of skaters in motion punctuated with interviews and stark black and white still photographs.

Date/Time12/04/2021 (All day)
Runs11/03/2021 - 1/09/2022
CostMuseum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/Students: $6, Children under 12: Free
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/04/2021 (All day)
Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Runs 7/24/2021 - 1/30/2022
Everson Museum of Art
 

Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection

On view July 24, 2021-January 30, 2022

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts close to forty works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and enduring network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld’s vast network of reciprocal relationships.

Image:
Kate Malone
Small Lidded Flower Jar and Waddesdon Bird, 2016
Crystalline-glazed stoneware and porcelain, 9⅞ x 7½ x 6¾ inches
Victoria Schonfeld Collection

Date/Time12/04/2021 (All day)
Runs7/24/2021 - 1/30/2022
CostMuseum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/Students: $6, Children under 12: Free
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/04/2021 (All day)
AbStranded: Fiber and Abstraction in Contemporary Art
Runs 9/18/2021 - 1/02/2022
Everson Museum of Art
 

AbStranded: Fiber and Abstraction in Contemporary Art

September 18, 2021 – January 2, 2022

AbStranded brings together contemporary American artists who use fiber-based materials to investigate the complex lineage of abstraction. A prominent use of the hand looms large—through knitting, weaving, quilting and more—and suggests an alternative mode of communication within a digital society. Together, the works reveal how artists employ the language of abstraction to speak about the intertwined histories and politics of craft, race, and gender.

This exhibition is sponsored in part by The Coby Foundation.

Date/Time12/04/2021 (All day)
Runs9/18/2021 - 1/02/2022
CostMuseum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/Students: $6, Military w/ ID & Children under 12: Free
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/04/2021 (All day)
Festival of Trees & Light
Runs 12/04/2021 - 12/19/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Festival of Trees & Light

December 4–19, 2021

(Thursdays-Sundays)

More to See, More to Do, More to Buy

Mark your calendar for the 2021 Festival of Trees & Light! This year’s event, expanded to three weeks, will include performances, films, and art-making activities for all ages, as well as a stunning display of large, beautifully decorated trees. New this year, the Festival will include a Holiday Art Market, featuring artist-made wares and locally sourced products to meet all your gift-giving needs. And the Everson’s new restaurant will offer a variety of tasty refreshments throughout the Festival.

This year’s seasonal display will offer more artful wreaths, exquisitely decorated petite trees plus other table-top décor, and festive wall art. For customer convenience, both seasonal items and Art Market wares will be yours to take home on the day of purchase. That means that every visit to the Festival will offer new visual delights, as new items are introduced!

The Everson is also a special venue for holiday entertaining. Consider hosting your next event at the Museum during the incomparable Festival of Trees & Light!

Check out everson.org/connect/fotl2021/ for info on programming coming soon!

Date/Time12/04/2021 (All day)
Runs12/04/2021 - 12/19/2021
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/04/2021 10:00 AM
Sketching Syracuse: The Syracuse Urban Sketchers Exhibit
Runs 9/15/2021 - 1/15/2022
Erie Canal Museum
 

Sketching Syracuse: The Syracuse Urban Sketchers Exhibit

The Syracuse Urban Sketchers, a group of local artists who sketch the beautiful and varied landscapes of Central New York, showcase a number of their Erie Canal inspired images in this exhibit. The exhibit is located in the museum's Link Gallery. All current COVID-19 protocols will be enforced.

Date/Time12/04/2021 10:00 AM
Runs9/15/2021 - 1/15/2022
CostDonation
Contact Phone315-471-0593
Contact Emailoutreach@eriecanalmuseum.org
VenueErie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0593
12/04/2021 10:00 AM
36th Annual Gingerbread Gallery
Runs 11/19/2021 - 1/09/2022
Erie Canal Museum
 

36th Annual Gingerbread Gallery

Each year the Erie Canal Museum transforms into a festive 1800’s canal town street scene with gingerbread creations on display in storefront windows. In a typical year, we see over 6,000 visitors during the Gingerbread Gallery!

Admission to the Erie Canal Museum during this time includes access to the Gingerbread Gallery. All Museum Members receive a Family Pass good for admission for up to six people. General admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors (65+), $4 for children 3-17, and free for children 2 & under. All current COVID-19 protocols will be enforced.

Date/Time12/04/2021 10:00 AM
Runs11/19/2021 - 1/09/2022
CostGeneral admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors (65+), $4 for children 3-17, and free for children 2 & under.
Contact Phone315-471-0593
Contact Emailoutreach@eriecanalmuseum.org
VenueErie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0593
 
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