The Museum's Galleries are closed for regular summer maintenance until 3 September.

General Information 

THE ARNOT ART MUSEUM  is located in Elmira, New York USA. Housed in its original 1833 showcase with a grand late twentieth century gallery addition, the Museum displays its permanent collection of seventeenth to nineteenth century European paintings and nineteenth and twentieth century American art. Temporary exhibitions highlight various aspects of the collections and include works from around the world.

A Collector's Vision
Matthias H. Arnot Collection, in the Picture Gallery
a continuing permanent exhibition

Shadows of the Pharaohs
artifacts of Egypt & East Asia, in the Cultures Gallery
a continuing exhibition

TRAVEL PROGRAMMING is offered through a partnership with Museum Travel Alliance, and with our own Arnot Expeditions. The next Arnot Expedition is to the Berkshires on 29 September. For more information, click here.

In the Galleries


The Collection Grows
Recent Acquisitions
Center Gallery
9 March - 6 October

Daniel Reidy: Raft of the Medusa
first level West Wing Galleries
13 July - 26 October 2018

American Panorama
The Hudson River School

East Gallery
27 June - 10 November 2018

Belinda Sarah Tebbs:
The Essence of Her Time
Reading Room
13 July - 5 October 2018

Subject Recognition:
Selections from the Contemporary Realist Collection
West Wing Galleries
22 December - 1 August 2018

Dara Engler:
A Pirate's Guide to Survival
Second Floor West Wing Galleries
4 September - 1 December 2018

Allen C. Smith:
Recent Works
First Floor West Wing Galleries
9 November - 23 February 2019

A Complete Guide to the 2018-2019 Season.


To see how some of the galleries looked in September 2016, 
click here.


Tuesdays - Fridays, 10am - 5pm
Saturdays, 12n - 5pm
Gallery spaces closed; Sundays, Mondays and holidays

The Museum will be closed
for regular summer maintenance
from 13 August - 3 September.

Mondays- Fridays, 9am - 5pm

PHONE  607.734.3697       

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