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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

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Address: 310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
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+1 315-797-0000
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Renowned art collection,...

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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We are always looking for things to do when we visit our college student in Utica. This was a nice break from eating and shopping. It's a small museum- coming from downstate... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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East Meadow, New York
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East Meadow, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are always looking for things to do when we visit our college student in Utica. This was a nice break from eating and shopping. It's a small museum- coming from downstate - but worth a stop. There is a small room for young children to drawer, which is nice.

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Whitesboro, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are so many interesting ongoing activities at the museum one could go there often. I particularly like the film series as I see good films that would not be available anywhere else.

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New Hartford, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so fortunate to have this first class facility. Many shows are free and opened to the public. The theater is a wonderful addition. It has so many areas for all ages.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wide range of art & sculpture, many on a rotation basis. Additionally, there's often a traveling exhibit to take advantage of.

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utica ny, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a wonderful museum with interesting and current exhibits. film series presents independent as well as some main stream selections. lovely accompanying turn of the century estate. gift shop. restaurant for lunch

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is a beautiful place if you have any interest in paintings, sculpture. It is known for being a very educational,and classy place and it is that. Many of the employees are available and are very knowledgeable. and will freely share their info on any piece of art.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to see something beautiful. Sometimes people from Utica forget that we have this museum here. It always has the most beautiful artwork, sculptures or collections to see.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went to see the Steve McCurry Show. But this museum is s gem in Utica. It has an eclectic permanent collection and does very interesting special exhibitions. Nice building and nice staff. I highly recommend visiting.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The art in the building is amazing They have venues and the art work people bring is true amazing This is a must go to in Utica

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Huntington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Arts Institute has an excellent selection of the arts. Currently there is an amazing photography exhibit with the famous photo of the Girl with the Green Eyes by Steve McCurry. The exhibit also includes photographs and stories of immigrants from other nations. It is inspiring and beautiful.

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