Galleries are closed for installation
Clay studio is open for registered users

Both Ends of the Rainbow opens Feb. 28
Reservations are required
Click here to learn more

Admission is free during certain special events. Rates are subject to change for special exhibits. Buy your ticket in
advance by clicking below.


Offices: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Clay studio: Monday - Friday 10am-4pm with appointment

Hours for Both Ends of the Rainbow
Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

The art center is closed New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Easter, President's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas. The art center closes at 2 pm the day before Thanksgiving.

COVID-19 Protocols

Visiting During COVID-19

The Schweinfurth Art Center is adhering to cleaning and safety protocols outlined by New York State and the Centers for Disease Control to make the art center a safe place to visit. Click here to download our COVID-19 Safety Plan.


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

Plan Ahead

Help us minimize contact, please pre-pay your admission online through our website. If paying in person, use a no-contact payment app or credit card or use exact change.


Once you arrive, help us keep you safe by following these protocols:

  • Log in at the front desk and complete a health check. This information will be used only by health officials if contact tracing is necessary.
  • Wear a mask at all times and maintain 6-feet social distancing. Obey directional signs.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands frequently and do not touch your face
  • The Schweinfurth Art Center has the right to deny entry to anyone who does not comply

To comply with New York State requirements for capacity, visitors are encouraged to make reservations to view exhibits by calling us at 315-255-1553. Walk-in visitors may be subject to a wait or asked to return at another time, depending on occupancy.


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



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

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Gift Shop

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

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Other Attactions

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

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