The Everson Museum of Art is a museum in Downtown Syracuse, New York, exactly at 401 Harrison Street, near the Oncenter complex. It is directly accessible from Interstate 81 Exit 18 (Adams Street / Harrison Street). The building designed by I. M. Pei(Ieoh Ming Pei). The construction started in 1965 and the museum opened in 1968. Now, the museum is a famous location for skateboarders. On June 21, there is an event called National Go Skateboarding Day and the skateboarders are allowed to skate at the museum.
The everson Museum of Art has about 11,000 pieces of art including paintings, ceramics, sculpture and also video. It using concrete as the construction with modern style on it. The museum also has a modern free-standing curving concrete stair, make the stair looks beautiful without upstaging the art in the museum.
The Everson Museum of Art seeks to inspire, educate and enrich, integrating art into people’s lives through direct encounters with its collections and exhibitions. It is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics, pioneering art video collection and distinctive structural design.