Visit Plattsburgh State Art Museum
The museum maintains extensive individualized educational programs for college classes, internships and area schools, K–12. Special gallery talks and tours by appointment for local and visiting groups on both the permanent collection and changing exhibitions.
There is no admission charge. Plattsburgh State Art Museum is free and open to the public.
Location & Parking
Limited dedicated museum parking is located in Myers Lot 11 (on the corner of Broad and Rugar Streets) and Park Avenue Lot 28 (located on the corner of Park and Draper Avenues). If these spots are not available you must register online using this form or obtain a temporary pass in person from University Police, located behind the campus bookstore on Rugar Street. If a ticket is received, please reach out to our office.
Visitors to our Myers Fine Arts Building spaces (Burke, Slatkin, Winkel and the Myers Lobby Gallery) may park in Lot 11. Not sure how to find us? Get directions to the museum.
Download and print this Walking Map of the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus to help you find your way around campus. The map also indicates Visitor Parking (V) where applicable.
Visiting the Rockwell Kent Gallery
Visitors of the Rockwell Kent Gallery, located in the Feinberg Library, can enter via the main library doors, or in our side entrance when the library is not open; the side entrance is located off the podium (red-brick walkway) next to the library. Before visiting, please register your vehicle to ensure you will not get a ticket. Please park in parking lot 8 (on Draper Avenue) and lot 28 (on the corner of Park and Draper Avenues), as they are the closest access to the gallery. Please call 518-564-4813 with any questions regarding the Rockwell Kent Gallery during weekend hours.
The Plattsburgh State Art Museum welcomes all visitors. In addition to meeting the standards of physical accessibility, the museum also offers events and programs to accommodate all audiences.
The Docent Program
The museum docent organization is a group of volunteers who maintain the museum desks and gift shop, host tours, research, publish, travel and assist the staff with clerical needs related to the function of the museum.
The docent program is exceptionally valuable to the museum. All are welcome to join. The number of docents averages around 40. A fifteen-week training program is given to all docents as well as other educational development activities which are conducted during the year.
Friends of Art Annual Giving
As a Friend of Art you will become involved in the leading cultural institution serving citizens from Montreal to Albany. Your contributions will be used to promote the museum’s art to our community, and preserve our unique collection. You will receive invitations to all museum events including: lectures, opening receptions, Friends of Art luncheons, artist’s studio visits and art related trips
Become a Friend of Art
- Give online at Friends of Plattsburgh Art Museum.