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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
+1 315-797-0000
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Local gem.

Before visiting Munson, I thought I had to travel to NYC to see some top level art. Then I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MacKenzie H
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Great Museum

The Munson provides excellent exhibits as well as outstanding live performances and classic movies... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William W
Utica, United States
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
+1 315-797-0000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before visiting Munson, I thought I had to travel to NYC to see some top level art. Then I discovered Thomas Cole’s Voyage of Life paintings and fell in love. Another favorite is “Heroic Evening.”

Thank MacKenzie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Munson provides excellent exhibits as well as outstanding live performances and classic movies. Well worth the small admission cost.

Thank William W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

was looking for a place to provide a break on a long car trip. this museum in downtown Utica is great. a good collection of both modern and older art. definitely worth the trip and another visit. if we lived closer i would be a...More

Thank Edshamom
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We live about 1 1/2 hours from here, so we want to feel like the end of the drive will be worth the trip. Munson may be a small museum, but we have enjoyed exhibits as varied as outstanding wood-carving, Seneca Ray Stoddard's photography, Georgia...More

Thank adknative2016
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 11 October 2017

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 6 October 2017 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 5 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 31 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
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