Current Classes

May 2, 2015

10.30am - 12.30pm

Mix it Up! Youth Art Classes (Ages 4-12) Spring Session III

Spring Session III: May 2, 9, 16, 23

Members $65 / session, $105 both sessions

Non-members $85 / session, $135 both sessions

Voted one of the best art classes by the Syracuse New Times, Mix It Up! offers young artists an immersive experience, through the exploration of a variety of media, such as sculpture, painting, and drawing and through guided tours of the galleries.  Participants have a chance to draw inspiration from viewing our permanent collection and our upcoming exhibition, Prendergast to Pollock. Limited scholarships available.

May 2, 2015
May 9, 2015
May 16, 2015
May 23, 2015

10.30am - 12.00pm

Yoga with heART

Every Saturday, 10.30am – Noon

Drop in cost per class:  Members $5, Non-Members $10

Your first class is Free!

Open your heART space in this alignment-based yoga class, where you can connect with your body and the art that surrounds you.  Long-time yoga instructor Dara Harper will guide you through proper form and precision of poses. All skill levels are welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Some yoga mats are available on first come, first served basis. 

The Tiny Tour

Stay after class for a few minutes to enjoy a mini tour led by an Everson docent, highlighting one work from the Museum’s permanent collection. 

About the Instructor

Dara has been teaching yoga for 16 years and specializes in pose-precision and body alignment. Dara has studied with many great teachers including John Friend, the founder of Anusara Yoga, Douglas Brooks, Desiree Rumbaugh, Sianna Sherman, Doug Keller, and Tom Myers, a Rolfer and author of the book Anatomy Trains. These will be strong classes for any student: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Students will all be cared for and challenged simultaneously with active stretching, weight-bearing poses, such as downward facing dog and plank, and breathwork. Dara is attentive and patient and loves to watch her students blossom.

May 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015


Painting Waterfalls and Streams in Pastel

May 7 – 8, from 9.30am – 4.00pm & May 9 from 10.00am – 4.00pm

Members $235 / Non-members $295

Explore the sensational subject of waterfalls and running streams with this award-winning instructor who will demonstrate the subject in a variety of styles. Working from your photos or sketches, emphasis will be on design, light effects and value contrast, color, and expressive application of pastel. Create translucent watery effects, reflections, flowing water, wet and dry rocks, moss, foliage, and more. Demonstrations, at-easel assistance, critiques, lots of painting time and fun! All levels welcome from beginner through advanced. Materials list provided.

July 18, 2015

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Copper Enamel Jewelry, Ages 15 & up

Members $135 / Non-Members $170

July 18 & 19, 2.00pm-4.00pm

In this 2-day workshop learn the basics of the enameling process of kiln fired glass and metal from artist Pam Steele. This immediate process will allow you to design and fire a pair of earrings and pendant, to put on your own necklace or chain to wear home. Students can try their hand at cutting shapes from sheet metal. The open studio atmosphere will be hands-on fun with personal attention. All skill levels welcome, materials provided. For more on Pam Steele, visit

July 27, 2015

9.30am - 4.00pm

Art Blast! Stop Motion Animation (Ages 8-12)

July 27-31 / 9.30am - 4.00pm

Members $260, Non-Members $325

Learn the basics of stop-motion animation during this special session of Art Blast! Summer Art Camp. Students will work in teams to create stories and build characters and sets for original short stop-motion films. Help design a mini fold-and-go puppet theater to stream films and end the week with a family preview and reception. Taught by educator Kristan Brinley & SU Professor Gail Hoffman. Materials provided.

Registration information available here.

July 27, 2015
August 3, 2015

9.30am - 4.00pm

Art Blast! Summer Art Camp (Ages 4-12)

Session I: July 27 – 31 AM: 9.30am - 12.30pm / PM: 1.00 - 4.00pm

Session II: August 3 – 7AM: 9.30am - 12.30pm / PM: 1.00 - 4.00pm, Full Day (Ages 8-12): 9.30am - 4.00pm

The perfect place for kids to stretch their creative muscles and experience new and exciting activities each week. Students work with a variety of materials. Projects are inspired by the Museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Students participate in guided explorations and sketching in the galleries, and end the week with a student exhibition and reception.

Registration information found here.

Need financial help?

Scholarships available on a limited basis. Please contact Qiana Williams, (315) 474 6064 x303 or qwilliams@everson.orgfor details and application form. Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of KeyBank.