The Everson dedicates itself to the collection of American art, ceramics, and video art,
The I.M.Pei-designed building, a sculptural work of art in its own right, houses approximately 11,000 works of art. These include 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculpture, drawings, video, graphics and an extensive collection of international ceramics in the nation.
Notable are the landscapes of New York State by New York State artists, especially second-generation Hudson River School, tonalist, and impressionist painters, and also regionalist and early modernists.
Large-scale ephemeral installations and sculpture created with fibrous materials
Works in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles
A diverse group of 49 pieces acquired over the last 3 years
Works celebrate the history of African art and the roots of black culture
Works explore our bodies, selves, and the importance of the spaces we inhabit
New generation of works inspired by the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s
Critical exploration of the changing relationship between humans and nature sparked by industrialization