Syracuse Arts and Culture

From engaging exhibitions at art galleries and museums to the drama of theater and the excitement of live musical performance, here in the heart of New York, you’ll find that Syracuse has a vibrant arts and entertainment scene. There’s something for everyone to enjoy here year-round. For more information about events in Syracuse and around the Central New York region, visit our events calendar.


Home to unique theaters, performance spots and show venues, experience live storytelling however you like it.

The city of Syracuse is a living canvas itself. Walk anywhere in the city and immerse yourself in a decorated downtown, with historic and regional tributes by local artists splashed across buildings and streets.


Enjoy time with family at the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST) in Downtown Syracuse, spend the day exploring exhibits at the renowned Syracuse art museum The Everson, or discover the industry that created the city of Syracuse and supplied the entire nation with salt at the…

Syracuse is a city loaded with history — the remarkable Erie Canal once ran through Clinton Square near the heart of downtown Syracuse. And not only can you explore the city's canal-era days at the Erie Canal Museum, but you can also embark on a journey through the history of…

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