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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
+1 315-797-0000
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Great exhibits. Wonderful classes Excellent value

The Arts Institute has been a cornerstone for the redevelopment of the Oneida Square District. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Utica, New York
Art worth stopping for!

As an artist I love all things art, this is a gem of a place and we stop in every time we are in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Townsend, Massachusetts
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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Renowned art collection, exhibitions, and education programs presented in a famous museum building designed by Philip Johnson and a superbly restored Victorian mansion, Fountain Elms. Performing arts include international soloists and ensembles, rising stars, cinema, outdoor concerts and special events. School of Art offers a nationally accredited college program, PrattMWP, and community art classes for all ages. Art Shop Gift Gallery. Museum admission is free. Open year-round, Tues - Sat 10 – 5, Sun 1 - 5.
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310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
+1 315-797-0000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Arts Institute has been a cornerstone for the redevelopment of the Oneida Square District. It offers education, entertainment and hosts some really great events. It’s been doing this as long as I can remember

Thank C550driver
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an artist I love all things art, this is a gem of a place and we stop in every time we are in the area!

Thank jabhay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite an extraordinary institution -uniting an historic 1850's home - Fountain Elms - filled with period furniture and decor with a stunning Philip Johnson art museum. The quality of the art collection always surprises me, and periodic special exhibitions are always extremely well...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Wonderful mix of art. Had a wonderful tour guide to take us around. She was terrific. They have both wonderful permanent exhibits and interesting seasonal exhibits.

Thank GeraldineLady
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A fascinating collection in a lovely building very much of its era. Staff were friendly and helpful. The cocktail hour temporary exhibition was charming.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful institute and museum! Dropped my son off here for college without a second thought. Great program, small and safe campus, great faculty and staff that really care about my son! Looking forward to visiting my son many more times during his tenure!

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Thomas Cole Voyage of Life series is enough of a treasure to make the journey to Utica worthwhile. Until September 2017, they have a great exhibit on the 1920s as well.

Thank MacKenzie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great museum in Utica A lot of nice artwork and different attractions through the year always something going on there great place to take family and friends and I have a nice gift shop and they have different classes you could take

1  Thank Jack chwazik
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Took my 94 y/o mom to MWP including Fountain Elm and then lunch at Terrace Cafe. We borrowed a wheelchair from the Institute because my mom could not walk the galleries with her walker for a sustained period. The Rothko and Thomas Cole's Journey through...More

Thank LTPratt
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Free museum. Nice little place with a beautiful collection. They have an exhibition of dresses of the 1900 I love that. Also I love the four Thomas Cole paints

1  Thank chechy01
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