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Rome Sentinel Co.

Arts & Culture

ON VIEW Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art has works on view by some of history’s most celebrated visionaries like Picasso and Pollock, plus Thomas Cole’s original “Voyage of Life” series, all showcased in a Philip Johnson designed building listed on the Register of Historic Places. Wellin Museum of Art collections represent a diverse array of periods and media like Greek and Roman antiquities, Native American art, Chinese ritual bronzes and pieces from pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. Artists-in-residence explore new frontiers at Sculpture Space. Stroll through their commissioned public art installations at Griffiss International Sculpture Garden. View a thoughtful selection of outstanding performances and regional exhibits at Kirkland Art Center and Rome Art and Community Center. ON FRESCO Drawing inspiration from other cities, we are so excited to launch our Oneida County Mural Trail. Visit each mural to learn more about the local artists who have created these beautiful works of art, explore the communities they’re in and ponder the power of the meaning. Can you visit them all? Be sure to tag us in your pictures and stories on Instagram at @ visitoneidacounty. GROOVE ON Utica’s Levitt Amp Music Series rocks 10 weeks of free, family-friendly outdoor concerts at Kopernik Park in Oneida Square with national headliners, regional/local opening acts and the most diverse audience in the area. ON STAGE The Stanley, Utica’s opulent 1928 theatre features Mexican Baroque architecture, plays host to a full series of Broadway shows fall to spring. Theatre at Woodshill conducts a summertime Shakespeare festival in an iconic round-roof barn on a picturesque farm setting. Players of Utica, Rome Community Theater and Unity Hall offer intimate performance settings. Capitol Theatre, Rome’s historic 1928 movie palace, attracts vintage film buffs from around the world each year for Capitolfest, a 3-day rare 35mm silent and early talkie movie film festival.