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Date(s) - 02/12/2015 - 02/22/2015
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Museum and Art Events during Winterfest

St., Open: Wed. – Sun. 10 am – 5 pm with extended Saturday evening IMAX hours. Also
Mon. and Tues. during school break weeks. New and return visitors will delight in
the Extreme Deep – Mission to the Abyss, Dr. Entomo’s Amazing Arthropods, Science
Playhouse, Flight and Space, Technotown, Telecommunications Laboratory, and Earth
Science Discovery Cave. Life Sciences features a walk through the human heart, and
large replicas of the human brain and eye. Admission is free for members and costs
$10 per adult and $8 per child ages 2-11 and senior 65 years or older. On Saturdays,
Sundays, and school holidays, the Silverman Planetarium features “Zoo in the Sky” at
11:15am for children under 8 years and “Seasonal Sky” at 3:15pm. For current IMAX
movies and show times call 473-IMAX, for museum information call (315)425-9068 or
check website

ERIE CANAL MUSEUM – Heritage Area Visitor’s Center, 318 Erie Blvd. East at Montgomery
Street, Open Mon. – Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 10am – 3pm. Guided tours available
by appointment. Admission is free, suggested $5 donations greatly appreciated.
Committed to preserving the only existing weighlock building in the United States,
the Erie Canal Museum collects and conserves Canal material, champions an appreciation
and understanding of Erie Canal history through educational programming and
promotes an awareness of the Canal’s transforming effects on the past, present and
future. Info: (315)471-0593 or

EVERSON MUSEUM of Art – 401 Harrison St., Gallery Hours: Closed Mondays,
Sun. & Tues., Wed., & Fri., Noon – 5pm; Thurs. Noon – 8pm; Sat., 10am – 5pm. General
admission is $5 per person, suggested donation. The museum seeks to inspire, educate
and enrich, integrating art into people’s lives through direct encounters with its
collections and exhibitions. Temporary Exhibits: CHINESE CERAMICS FROM THE CLOUD
WAMPLER COLLECTION (through May 10) – For nine years, beginning in 1960, Cloud
Wampler donated some 170 Asian works to the Everson Museum. The collection is
dominated by a particularly strong core of Chinese ceramics. Spanning nearly 2,000
years, from the Han Dynasty in 200 BCE to the Ching Dynasty that ended in 1912, this
selection offers a survey of forms, styles and glazes that are considered still today to
be the pinnacle of aesthetic and technical achievements. PRENDERGAST TO POLLOCK:
AMERICAN MODERNISM from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (through May
10) – features 35 masterworks, drawn from the permanent collection of the Munson-
Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, NY. Prendergast to Pollock includes important
paintings by many of the leading progressive and avant-garde American artists who
shaped the history of American art in the first half of the 20th century, including,
Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928), Arthur G. Dove (1880-
1946), Arshile Gorky (1904-48), Edward Hopper (1882-1967), George B. Luks (1866-
1933), Reginald Marsh (1898-1954), Jackson Pollock (1912-56), Maurice B. Prendergast
(1858-1924), Theodoros Stamos (1922-97), and Mark Tobey (1890-1976). Additional
works are drawn from the Everson Museum’s permanent collection. Special exhibit
admission: $5 Everson Members; $10 Non-members; $8 Students, Military, Educators, &
Seniors; $30 Family Packs (2 adults and 4 children under 18); Children under 10 admitted
free. Permanent Collection: Encompasses approximately 11,000 objects, including
paintings, ceramics, sculpture and videos. Although the collection has changed and
grown substantially over its 100+ year existence, the Everson’s current collection
continues to grow and has been steered by decisions made early in the museum’s
history. Also: Youth art classes, the Children’s Interactive Gallery, and Museum Café:
Open daily Noon – 2:30pm. Info: or (315)474 6064

ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION Research Center (OHA) – 321 Montgomery
St., Syracuse. Hours: Wed. – Fri. 10am – 4pm, Sat. – Sun. 11am – 4pm., Closed
Mon. & Tues.; suggested $3 donation for non-members. The Onondaga Historical Association
Museum & Research Center plays a vital role in preserving the written, oral
and material history of Onondaga County. As the oldest historical agency in Onondaga
County, OHA is dedicated to collecting artifacts and information that document and
perpetuate our community’s heritage. Engaging photos, paintings, maps and rare
artifacts provide a fascinating exploration through 300 years of history. Temporary
15): focus on the history and influence of Italian culture on our community, beginning
with the very name given to this village in 1825, an Italian influence in our architecture,
and by the 1880’s, an increasing number of Italian immigrants began to arrive
to help with construction of various infrastructures and buildings. Sponsored by M&T
featuring oil and watercolor paintings, photographs, drawings and prints of contemporary
or vintage winter scenes of Onondaga County. The imagery also is varied;
sometimes stark, sometimes colorful, yet all evocative of a season we love and hate.
will feature twenty framed images along with a small selection of original archival
items and artifacts, ranging from a 1923 view of construction to the 1948 interior
of the famous Rainbow Lounge, along with historic scenes of the Cavalier Room, the
Persian Terrace and other locations from its heyday. Plus recent interior images taken
this year by professional photographer Bruce Harvey, showing the hotel still maintains
an irreplaceable majesty despite years of faded glory. A new owner has begun a
massive project to renovate it for the future while restoring its grand architecture. The
exhibit is made possible through sponsorship of the following firms: Holmes, King, Kallquist
Architects, the Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt engineering firm, Hayner Hoyt Corporation
and IPD Engineering, all of Central New York, plus MLG Architects of New York City.
Permanent Exhibits: The Jean Daugherty Memorial Magic Toy Shop Collection, Freedom
Bound: Syracuse & the Underground Railroad, Transportation Exhibit, Syracuse China:
Fired Forms of the American Experience, and Syracuse’s Brewing History. The most
extensive is Onondaga County: The Heart of New York which consists of five major
theme areas: Birth of a County, Power of the People, Crossroads of New York, Architecturally
Speaking, & Making A Living. As visitors leave the exhibit a final panel, Writing
the Next Chapter reminds visitors that history is on-going and is created every day.
Richard and Carolyn Wright Research Center Hours: Wed. – Fri. 10am – 2pm, Sat 11am –
3:30pm, Closed Sun. – Tues. For more info: or (315)428-1864.

ARTRAGE GALLERY – 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse. Wed. – Fri. 2pm – 7pm, Sat. Noon
– 4pm. The ArtRage mission is to exhibit progressive art that inspires resistance and
promotes social awareness, challenges preconceptions and encourages cultural change.
The goal is to provide visitors with an experience that encourages the breakdown of
boundaries. SELMA to MONTGOMERY MARCH AT 50: Civil Rights Photographs by Matt
Herron; pivotal events in the civil rights movement, bringing international attention
to the brutality of racist segregation and amplifying Alabama’s denial of voting rights
to African Americans. Herron’s powerful photographs convey not just the political but
the personal impact of this momentous struggle. Donations kindly accepted. Info:
(315)218-5711 or

SUArt GALLERIES – Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University Campus; Tue. – Sun.
11am – 4:30pm, Thurs. 11am – 8pm, Closed Mondays. Current exhibits: “The Shadow
of Industry: The Prints of Carol Wax” – examines over 30 years of printmaking by internationally
recognized artist and print historian Carol Wax; “Dancing Atoms: Barbara
Morgan Photographs” – Barbara Morgan’s legacy of observing life in relation to “dancing
atoms” is forever preserved on film and on paper, providing a glimpse into her
world of photography, painting, light and modern dance; “Minna Citron: The Uncharted
Course from Realism to Abstraction” – a retrospective exhibition that features work by
award-winning American painter and printmaker Minna Citron (1896–1991); “Pushing
the Line: American Women Printmakers from the Syracuse University Art Collection” –
more than 30 works includes woodcuts, lithographs, engraving, silkscreens, etchings,
and linoleum cuts.

ANN FELTON MULTICULTURAL CENTER – Onondaga Community College Campus.
Mon. – Fri. 9am – 4pm. Gallery located on the lower level of Storer Auditorium adjacent
to Ferrante Hall. A venue for local, regional and national art, the gallery will promote
the work of a diversity of peoples, media, and expressions and will serve as a learning
environment supporting the college’s educational mission as well as the culture of
the community at large. For more info: (315)498-ARTS (2787) or

THE REDHOUSE – Joan Lukas Rothenberg Gallery, 201 S. West St., 2nd floor. A nonprofit
art gallery with the mission to present and commission contemporary art that
engages viewers in meaningful and important cultural, social and political issues. Having
outgrown their current building, the Redhouse will be moving into the old Sibley’s
department store building at the heart of downtown soon. Free and open to the public
by appointment Mon. – Sat. 10am – 4pm, call (315)425-0405.