ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE SENSES TO BENEFIT EVERSON MUSEUM
Posted on: 2016-03-08 07:00:00
SYRACUSE, NY (March 8, 2016) – The Everson Museum of Art is pleased to announce that Celebration of the Senses, an annual event hosted by Carol Watson Greenhouse to benefit the Everson Museum, will return on April 2 & 3 from 10.00am - 5.00pm. The event takes place at Carol Watson Greenhouse, 2980 Sentinel Heights Rd., LaFayette, NY 13084, and admission is free. Seventeen local artisans will offer their crafts for sale and raffle off items, and CNY restaurants will offer food tastings. Several local musicians will provide live entertainment.
“This event has become a great way to celebrate the beginning of spring and a tradition we look forward to every season,” said Carol Watson, owner of Carol Watson Greenhouse. “Guests will surround themselves with the beautiful sights and smells of the greenhouse while enjoying a variety of samples from local restaurants and supporting local artisans. We are thrilled that an event like this helps support the Everson Museum.”
Proceeds from the artisan raffle and tasting ticket sales will benefit the Everson Museum of Art. Raffle and tasting tickets are $1 each. Carol Watson Greenhouse will also donate a portion of greenhouse sales to the Museum.
Director Elizabeth Dunbar said, “Carol Watson Greenhouse has created a wonderful partnership with the Everson through Celebration of the Senses which has sparked a beautiful union between local businesses and the community.”
This year’s participating restaurants include: Beak & Skiff Orchards, Broadway Cafe And Arctic Island, Cafe Kubal, Cathy’s Corner Cafe, Green Hill’s Market Karen’s Catering and Julie’s Place, Kelley’s Bar & Restaurant, Luigi’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant, Orchard Vali Golf Club Restaurant and Catering, Patisserie, Sweet on Chocolate and The Cider Mill.
ABOUT THE EVERSON
The Everson Museum of Art, whose roots extend to 1897, is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics, its pioneering art video collection and its distinctive structural design by the noted architect I.M. Pei.
The Everson is open to the public Wednesday – Friday and Sunday Noon – 5 p.m., Thursday Noon – 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information please visit www.everson.org.
The operation of the Everson Museum of Art is made possible with funding from the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, the County of Onondaga administered by CNY Arts, The Trust for Cultural Resources of Onondaga County, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, the Everson Board of Trustees and Everson Members’ Council.