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.
Plattsburgh State Art Museum COVID-19 Response
The Plattsburgh State Art Museum (PSAM) is open to the public. However, we are monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and will respond accordingly based on SUNY and New York state recommendations.
Masks are required for all exhibits and events.
Thank you for your understanding and support. The safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers at The Plattsburgh State Art Museum is always our top priority.
There is no admission charge. Plattsburgh State Art Museum is free and open to the public.
Visitor Parking on Campus
After 5 p.m. on weekdays and anytime on weekends, museum visitors may use any of the parking areas on campus. For more information about visitor parking see “Visitors”.
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.
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.