Everson Museum open on New Year's Day

Need to accommodate visitor demand to see Turner to C (c)zanne

The Everson Museum of Art offers visitors a special opportunity to view the Impressionist exhibit Turner to C (c)zanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, from noon to 6 p.m.

"We are seeing record crowds at the Everson," said Everson Director Steven Kern. "Time is running out fast for people to see Turner to C (c)zanne and they are coming in droves these final days. To accommodate the high attendance, we're opening our doors on New Year's Day to give people the opportunity to take in this amazing exhibit."

Turner to C (c)zanne is only on display at the Everson through Jan. 3. The exhibit is on its first tour in the United States and is traveling to only five cities in the country. Syracuse is the only city in the Northeast to host it.

The exhibition comprises 53 masterpieces, including Renoir's "La Parisienne," a Monet "Water Lilies," van Gogh's "Rain-Auvers," J.M.W. Turner's "The Storm" and C (c)zanne's "The Francois Zola Dam," plus work from Manet, Pissarro, Whistler, Daumier, Corot and more. The Davies Collection is considered one the National Museum of Wales' most remarkable treasures and one of the great British art collections of the 20th century.

In addition to being open New Year's Day, the Everson will also be open noon-6 p.m. New Year's Eve, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 2-3.

Tickets can be purchased at www.everson.org or at the Everson box office at 401 Harrison St. in Syracuse, and are priced as follows: $10, Everson members; $15, adults; $12, children under 18, college students (with ID), Armed Forces (with ID) and seniors (65+); and $50, family rate (includes two adults and four dependents). Children five and under are free.

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