Galleries are currently closed for construction

There is no admission fee to visit our gift shop

When our next exhibit opens on Aug. 31,
regular admission will be $10 per person
Schweinfurth members, participating artists,
and children 12 and under are free

We have partnered with the
Cayuga Museum of History & Art next door
to offer a $15 joint admission ticket that offers $5 savings. Make a day of it and visit both places!

Pick an admission level

Rates are subject to change for special exhibits.


Gallery hours

Galleries are closed for construction
Galleries will reopen Aug. 31, 2024, with
Beyond the Surface 

Gift shop hours

10am to 5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays
1 to 5pm Sundays through July 13

10am to 5pm Mondays through Fridays
from July 14 through Sept. 4

Clay Studio hours

10am to 4pm Wednesdays through Saturdays
and 1 to 4pm Sundays through July 13

CLOSED from July 14 through Aug. 11

10am to 4pm Mondays through Fridays
from Aug. 12 through 30

Regular hours return on Sept. 4

The Art Center is closed during exhibit installations and these holidays:
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Easter, President's Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas.

The Art Center closes at 2 pm the day
before Thanksgiving and the day before New Year's.

We are happy to make accommodations for visitors with special needs! Please call us at 315.255.1553 to make arrangements.



The art center welcomes school groups and other group visitors, and we are happy to arrange a tour for you. Call us for details and reservations.


Gift Shop

The Schweinfurth gift shop offers unique items you won’t find anywhere else, including lovely scarves, eye-catching jewelry, and bright bags.


Other Attactions

There’s plenty to do in and around Auburn, so make a day or weekend of your visit!

Learn More


The Schweinfurth Art Center is located at 205 Genesee Street in Auburn, New York. The closest airport and train stations are in Syracuse, New York, about a 40-minute drive from Auburn. Ithaca is approximately 40 minutes away by car.

You can get detailed directions to the Art Center from any address through Google Maps.

Parking is available on the street in front of the art center and in the parking lot behind the building. The public entrance is on Genesee Street.

Need more information? Please call us at 315.255.1553 during business hours, or email us at

COVID-19 Protocols


To ensure everyone’s safety, please do not visit us if:

  • You feel ill, have a temperature, or have any symptoms of COVID-19. Click here for a complete list of symptoms.
  • Anyone in your household is positive for COVID-19 or has been exposed to anyone who is under quarantine or mandatory isolation

Once you arrive, help us keep you safe when viewing exhibits by following our protocols:

  • Masks are recommended but not required
  • It’s always a good idea to wash and sanitize your hands frequently
  • The Art Center reserves the right to change our policy as circumstances warrant