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Everson Museum of Art

401 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13202
315 474 6064
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Ranked #14 of 32 attractions in Syracuse
Type: Art Museums
Description: Ceramics are one of the specialities at this art museum.
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New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I have never enjoyed the Everson. It is cold an unfriendly. My experience the other night took the cake. They touted a date night. Promotion said: Tour exhibits, dance, eat food from food trucks . . . One food truck and museum closed! The only real entertainment were the skateboarders around the fountain. Why would you host an event, then... More

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Syracuse, New York
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28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I love the beautiful I.M. Pei building but the exhibits inside are not really worth the trip. There just isn't anything exciting to see. Parking is difficult as well.

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I liked the outside movies they have in the summer. I just wished they had more of them. Last year was my first time going and it was great time. Only thing I didn't like was the long walk to the rest room.

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Dallas
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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I am sorry to say but this museum is not worth a visit. The building itself looks like nothing outside even though I believe I M Pei designed it. It looks like it needs power washing. There is no parking available except on the street which is very limited. There is a garage two blocks away but really no one... More

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Battambang, Cambodia
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35 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I hadn’t visited the Everson Museum is two score years; since the wild-n-wooly heyday of Director Jim Harithas’ reign in the early 70s. The wonderful physical structure by I.M. Pei still looks muscular and new but the mood inside has devolved from a haven for the avant-garde to a staid venue for old fogey exhibits. From a Yoko Ono shock-fest... More

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Manlius, New York
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13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

As a new resident of the area, we decided to check out the Everson Museum for a specific exhibit "The History of Video Games." We thoroughly enjoyed that exhibit and were pleasantly surprised of the permanent collections of American Art and Pottery. There is a hands-on area for children young and old which was fun to work with clay and... More

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

this has to be one of the best holiday celebrations around while supporting a great cause-the museum. this was our 4th or 5th time around, and we always find multiple holiday pieces to purchase that are beautiful while supporting a great cause. the trees et al and decor are beautiful and the food and drink offered coupled with the holiday... More

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Syracuse
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The Everson is famous for their ceramic collection and the prize piece that was stolen and thankfully recovered. Their collection of paintings have a few gems but it's rather limited in scope. They are also best known for hosting an exhibit of Yoko Ono's back in the early 70s. John Lennon was there and I got to meet him. He... More

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Syracuse, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My son and I went for a visit and enjoyed the art that was featured there. Unfortunately, a few exhibits were closed, including one of the featured exhibits that was supposed to be open for another week. The woman at the desk said she didn't know why, but it was closed early to prepare for the next one.

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Pleasantville, New York
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The Everson is a nice small art museum. The building itself is quite impressive. The collection has a representation some major artists - Bierstadt, Henry Moore,a Gilbert Stuart "George Washington," George Inness and a small Jackson Pollack to mention a few. Everson is renowned for its ceramic collection, which is quite impressive and both international and historic in scope. It... More

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