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 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
Explores qualities of line, shape, color, pattern and themes of gender and identity
Career-spanning works examine the power and possibility of a single shape: the diamond