The Everson Museum of Art’s Outreach Program strengthens the presence of the Everson in the community and increases access to the visual arts to those who may otherwise 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 and K-12 schools with an emphasis on groups that are not able to visit the museum.
How Much Does It Cost?
Art Talks and Visual Thinking Strategies presentations are free although donations to the Museum are appreciated and accepted.
Art Making presentations include a $50 materials fee. Scholarships are available on a need basis, please inquire when scheduling your program.
Pre-payment is required.
Presentations cover a range of topics including the history of the Everson and its architecture, the museum's permanent collection
and special exhibitions.
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
allow maximum individual attention.
Visual Thinking Strategies:
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an open ended discussion about works of art.
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 call 3 weeks in advance of the requested program date so that we may accommodate your needs.
In 2016, Everson docents visited 33 organizations in 3 counties serving 1438 people with presentations and hands-on activities.
2016 Outreach Participants include:
Canton Woods Senior Center
Dream Night At the Zoo
Elderwood at Liverpool
Exceptional Family Resources
Fayetteville-Manlius Antiques Study Group
Forestview: A Loretto Center
Fulton Public Library
Hazard Branch Library
Highland House: A Loretto Center
Inner City Rotary Club
Interfaith Duck Race
Literacy Coalition Summer Learning Day
Liverpool Public Library
Loretto Highland House
Loretto Sally Coyne Malta House
Manlius Free Library
McAuliffe: A Loretto Center
Onondaga Hill Antique Club
Roxboro Middle School:
Cicero North Syracuse SD
St. Francis Commons
SU Museum Studies Class
The Commons St. Anthony, Auburn
Westcott Street Fair