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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
+1 315-797-0000
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EXCELLENT ART

Wonderful mix of art. Had a wonderful tour guide to take us around. She was terrific. They have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GeraldineLady
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St. Catharines, Canada
Charming

A fascinating collection in a lovely building very much of its era. Staff were friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neil R
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London, United Kingdom
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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%
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310 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-4764
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Thomas Cole Voyage of Life series is enough of a treasure to make the journey to Utica worthwhile. Until September 2017, they have a great exhibit on the 1920s as well.

Thank MacKenzie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great museum in Utica A lot of nice artwork and different attractions through the year always something going on there great place to take family and friends and I have a nice gift shop and they have different classes you could take

1  Thank Jack chwazik
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Took my 94 y/o mom to MWP including Fountain Elm and then lunch at Terrace Cafe. We borrowed a wheelchair from the Institute because my mom could not walk the galleries with her walker for a sustained period. The Rothko and Thomas Cole's Journey through...More

Thank LTPratt
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Free museum. Nice little place with a beautiful collection. They have an exhibition of dresses of the 1900 I love that. Also I love the four Thomas Cole paints

1  Thank chechy01
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Institute married to Pratt [Brooklyn] with excellent displays and exhibits plus attachment of historical house, great stop in Utica

1  Thank trafalgar007
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Well thought out exhibits, it runs the gamut from the 17th to the 21st centuries. Every room tells a story and are curated beautifully, with hidden gems everywhere. The atmosphere creates the proper ambiance for viewing and just being there. A real gem is the...More

1  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The art exhibit was very well done. The mansion was a real bonus. Free admission and free parking was icing on the cake. A just see for persons visiting the Utica area.

Thank HarryR37
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