General Information 

Untitled (Achetype)
In honor of 23 Pairs featured artist, Cindy Sherman, the Museum is holding an art contest called Untitled (Archetype). Students in grades 9-12 are eligible for entry. Submissions are due by Friday, 5 May 2017 by 5pm and winners will be announced by Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 5pm. For more information click here.

CINDY SHERMAN   American, born 1954
Untitled (Fortune Teller), 1993
chromogenic color print, 10 x 8 inches
collection of Gerald Mead, Buffalo, NY

Alligators at the Arnot Art Museum!
The Spring 2017 Storytime will be held on Saturday, 1 April from 12n-2pm. This Storytime event is free of charge and will feature a reading of Elise Parsley's, If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, DON'T! Attendants will examine a work of art by famed Outsider Artist, Jimmie Sudduth, and create their own alligator painting. This program is rated for children aged 6-8 years.

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.

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

Tuesdays - Fridays, 10am - 5pm
Saturdays, 12n - 5pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays

PHONE  607.734.3697       

In the Galleries


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

74th Scholastic Art Awards 
Reading Room & East Gallery
28 January - 3 March 2017

At Leisure
Prints from the Museum's Founding Collection
Center Gallery
7 February - 12 August 2017

23 Pairs: Considering Compare and Contrast
West Galleries
18 February - 12 August 2017

The Eccentric Victorians
East Gallery
23 March - 20 May 2017

Floriography: The Victorian Language of Flowers
Reading Room
23 March - 12 August 2017


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