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Visits to Downtown Syracuse are Always Eventful!

Join the 5.1 million people who enjoy the high-quality arts and entertainment experiences that only Downtown Syracuse can deliver.  The visitor experience promises a spectacular line-up of Broadway-caliber theater performances, museum exhibits, riveting live music, sporting events, and much more. With a host of shopping, dining and nightlife options to bookend the event experience, Downtown is Instagrammable!

 
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Downtown Committee Signature Events

 
Downtown Syracuse Dining Weeks Deals
 
 
Spring Progress Breakfast
 
 
Earth Day Cleanup
 
 
Wednesday Walks
 
 
Downtown Living Tour
 
 
DC Annual Meeting
 
 
Downtown Farmers Market
 
 
50th Annual Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival
 
 
Syracuse Style Fashion Show
 
 
Employee Appreciation Week
 
 
Fall Progress Breakfast
 
 
Holidays in Downtown Syracuse
 

Recurring Events

6/24/2021 (Multi-time)
The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Runs 11/07/2020 - 7/04/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

The Floating Bridge: Postmodern and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

The Everson began collecting contemporary Japanese ceramics in earnest in the mid 1970s, an experimental period when artists were applying geometric forms and conceptual strategies to traditional materials and forms. The exhibition highlights this under-recognized generation of artists who are now credited with laying the groundwork for today’s contemporary ceramic movement in Japan.

Itsue Ito
Shu to, 1986
Earthenware, 15 x 18 x 19 inches
Purchase Prize given by the Hancock Foundation, 27th Ceramic National, 1987

Date6/24/2021
Multiple Times

Thursdays 12 noon to 8 pm
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 12 noon to 5 pm

Runs11/07/2020 - 7/04/2021
CostFree with Museum Admission
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
6/24/2021 (All day)
Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming
Runs 3/13/2021 - 8/01/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming

Jaleel Campbell: Homecoming, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in his hometown of Syracuse, features digital illustrations alongside newly created video works, and a series of his “Jalethal” dolls.

Jaleel Campbell

Jalethal Print, 2019
Digital image
Courtesy of the artist

Please see COVID-19 guidelines at: https://everson.org/visit/reopening

Date/Time6/24/2021 (All day)
Runs3/13/2021 - 8/01/2021
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
6/24/2021 (All day)
Who What When Where
Runs 4/10/2021 - 8/22/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Who What When Where

Based upon the iconic Carrie Mae Weems’ 1998 work of the same name, Who What When Where explores questions of identity, place, and time while investigating the four words fundamental to the construction of narratives.

Carrie Mae Weems

Who, What, When, Where, 1998
Digital photographs printed on canvas with color pigment
84 x 66 inches each
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase 1998.13.a-d

Please see COVID-19 guidelines at: https://everson.org/visit/reopening

Date/Time6/24/2021 (All day)
Runs4/10/2021 - 8/22/2021
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
6/24/2021 (All day)
Tête-à-Tête-à-Tête: Drawings by Beatrice Wood
Runs 5/14/2021 - 8/08/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Tête-à-Tête-à-Tête: Drawings by Beatrice Wood

On view through August 8, 2021

Although known primarily for her lustrous ceramic vessels, legendary artist Beatrice Wood was a prolific drawer with a penchant for depicting sidelong glances and body language between couples (and thruples!). Particularly relevant during a pandemic that will long be remembered for social distancing, Tête-à-Tête-à-Tête is a celebration of Wood’s uncanny ability to capture the inherent drama of social interactions with a few deft strokes of her pen.

https://everson.org/visit/reopening

Beatrice Wood
The Man Who Was Not Lonely, 1990
Pencil and colored pencil on paper
10½ x 15½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Gift of Francis Naumann and Marie T. Keller, Yorktown Heights, NY, 2017.10.82

Date/Time6/24/2021 (All day)
Runs5/14/2021 - 8/08/2021
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
6/24/2021 (All day)
Beyond the Blue
Runs 5/14/2021 - 11/21/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Beyond the Blue

On view through November 21, 2021

After more than a year of COVID-19 isolation, the Everson Museum is grateful to shake off the blues by exhibiting life-affirming works from the permanent collection that are filled with joy, humor, and above all, color. Beyond the Blue is presented in collaboration with Art Macao 2021, an annual celebration of the arts on the island of Macao, a popular tourist destination near Hong Kong. In addition to a physical exhibition at the Everson, these works will be shared digitally with millions of visitors to Art Macao, an international art festival presented in museums, hotels, and other popular tourist destinations near Hong Kong.

https://everson.org/visit/reopening

Peter Pincus
Losing #422, 2020
Colored porcelain and gold luster
Everson Museum of Art; Gift of Louise and David Rosenfield, gift of the artist, and museum purchase with funds from the Howard Kottler Testamentary Trust
2020.18.
Photo: Ferrin Contemporary.

Date/Time6/24/2021 (All day)
Runs5/14/2021 - 11/21/2021
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
6/25/2021 11:00 AM
Everson Food Truck Fridays
Runs 5/07/2021 - 8/27/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Everson Food Truck Fridays

Fridays, May 7 – August 27
11:00am–2:00pm

Come to the Everson Community Plaza this summer to enjoy food truck fare every Friday. Brought to you in partnership with the Syracuse Food Truck Association.

The Syracuse Food Truck Association members have been safely serving Onondaga County throughout the pandemic.

You are encouraged to pre-order your food through Street Food Finder (https://streetfoodfinder.com/c/NY/Syracuse), though it is not required. Select a specific pickup time which is spaced out accordingly to the individual trucks speed of service. When your order is ready, you will receive a text message to walk up to the truck to pick up your food. This is a completely contact-less ordering system.

Masks are required while in line/picking up food and hand sanitizer will be readily available at each truck.

The list of Food Trucks that will be onsite will be posted to the Everson website and social media each Friday morning.

Contact Kimberly Griffiths with questions kgriffiths@everson.org

Date/Time6/25/2021 11:00 AM
Runs5/07/2021 - 8/27/2021
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
6/26/2021 10:00 AM
Virtual Yoga with heART
Runs 3/06/2021 - 11/20/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Virtual Yoga with heART

Class available online via Zoom

*You MUST pre-register for each class no later than 24-hours before the class.

Open your heart space in this alignment-based yoga class and connect your body with the surroundings of your own home space in this live virtual class. Long-time and favorite yoga instructor Dara Harper will guide you through proper form and precision of poses from her home studio. For more on Dara Harper, visit Yogawithdara.com. All skill levels welcome. Follow Zoom link provided through e-mail after registration of class.

Members $8 / Non-Members $10 (fee per class)

Purchase all 4-weeks at a discount $28.80 Members / $36 Non-Members

Members receive a discounted price. This discount will be reflected on the Payment Window once you have signed in. The sign in link is on the top right of your screen. If you do not already have an account you must create one to receive the discount. To create an account please click on "register".

Contact Kimberly Griffiths with questions, kgriffiths@everson.org

Date/Time6/26/2021 10:00 AM
Runs3/06/2021 - 11/20/2021
CostMembers $8 / Non-Members $10 (fee per class) or Purchase all 4-weeks at a discount $28.80 Members / $36 Non-Members
Contact Phone315-474-6064
Contact Emailkgriffiths@everson.org
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
6/27/2021 (Multi-time)
City Market
Runs 5/09/2021 - 10/10/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

City Market

May-October (Second Sunday of each month)Sunday Market Museum hours: 10:00am–5:00pm
Admission is Pay What You Wish

Every second Sunday from May through October you’ll find vendors from all over the region selling ceramics, vintage clothing, furniture, home décor, handmade crafts, antiques, and much more.

City Market is committed to the safety and well-being of every vendor, our loyal customers and the general public and will therefore be putting measures in place to safeguard all

– All vendors and customers must wear a face covering for the duration of their time on the plaza
– A safe social distance must be between you and those who are not in your group (at least 6 feet apart) at all times including while on line waiting to purchase items
– Vendors will have hand sanitizers available for use
– Please refrain from touching merchandise until you are ready to purchase items

Date6/27/2021
Multiple Times

10am-5pm

THIS EVENT ONLY TAKES PLACE THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH.

Runs5/09/2021 - 10/10/2021
CostFree.
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
7/26/2021 9:00 AM
Summer Art Camp (Ages 4-12) HALF day
Runs 7/26/2021 - 8/06/2021
Everson Museum of Art
 

Summer Art Camp (Ages 4-12) HALF day

Session I: July 26–30

Session II: August 2–6

9am-12pm

Summer Art Camp is the perfect way to spark your child’s creativity this summer. Each week offers campers the chance to discover and experience art through a variety of materials and innovative projects inspired by what’s in the galleries. Campers participate in guided exploration and sketching in the Museum galleries, and enjoy outdoor fun, all while making friends!

CAMP PROTOCOLS–Adults must abide by mask wearing and social distancing protocols during drop off and pick up. You will be asked to sign your child in and out each day and fill out a Covid questionnaire at drop off. You may also be asked to show a photo ID when picking up. Only authorized adults will be allowed to pick up your child from camp.

–Campers must wear a mask over their nose and mouth except for during snack or lunch breaks. Students will be given breaks for hand washing, have socially distanced work stations, and staff will sanitize the classrooms daily. Class sizes will be limited to allow for proper distancing.

–Full day campers will receive snack and lunch breaks. Please pack a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. We will provide a small, individually bagged snack and juice box. Half day campers will not receive a lunch break, but will be provided with a snack break. Campers should bring their own water bottles each day as there will not be access to a water fountain.

–Anyone who feels ill or exhibits symptoms of Covid-19 must stay home. If anyone should test positive for Covid-19, we ask that you notify the Museum so proper health measures can be taken.

Date/Time7/26/2021 9:00 AM
Runs7/26/2021 - 8/06/2021
Contact Phone315-474-6064
VenueEverson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-474-6064
12/16/2021 (Multi-time)
Symphoria Pops: Home For The Holidays
Runs 12/17/2021 - 12/18/2021
Crouse Hinds Theater at The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters
 

Symphoria Pops: Home For The Holidays

Rachel is a New York City based performer, originally hailing from Syracuse, NY. She has appeared in the national tour of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and appeared in productions of Once in a Syracuse Stage and Geva Theatre co-production , Bright Star with the Florida Studio Theatre, The Buddy Holly Story with the Forestburgh Playhouse, Shakespeare in Love with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and many other regional productions. Ms. Mulcahy holds a B.F.A. from Fredonia State University.

Date12/16/2021
Multiple Times

December 17 @ 7:30 PM, December 18 @ 1:30 PM, December 18 @ 7:30 PM

Runs12/17/2021 - 12/18/2021
CostAdult $94-$24 College $5, 18 & under $0
Contact Phone315-299-5598
Contact Emailinfo@experiencesymphoria.org
VenueCrouse Hinds Theater at The Oncenter Civic Center Theaters
421 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-8000