Munson is an internationally prominent fine arts center serving diverse audiences through three program divisions – Museum of Art, School o Art and Design, and Performing Arts. The Institute was founded in 1919 and provides some 600 events annually with more than 180,000 patrons enjoying the many exhibitions, performances, art classes, and family-oriented activities.

The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building. Munson Performing Arts offers wide ranging, Year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse arts and cinema presentations.

The School of Art and Design offers a large community arts education program in art and the nationally accredited college art program affiliated with Pratt Institute (PrattMUNSON). Pratt Munson is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Middle States Association, and the New York State Education Department. Pratt Munson students spend the first two years of their bachelor of fine arts degree program at our campus in Utica, New York before they complete their studies at Pratt’s main campus in Brooklyn. Munson is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid, and Montreal.

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    Pratt Munson Gallery Open Call Munson

    International Deadline: March 8, 2024 – Highly regarded Pratt Munson Gallery seeks artist submissions for our 2024 – 2025 Academic Year. The gallery awards solo, as well as two-person and some group exhibitions…

    UticaNew York, United States
    Date Posted
    25 Jan 2024