February events at Munson-Williams-Proctor


UTICA — Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., will host Art Alive! Family Day with crafts, activities and more over winter break on Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event includes an 11 a.m. performance by Haudenosaunee Dancers, a Family Film at 1 p.m., and treats from Sweet Escape at the Terrace Café.

On display

Works by Jonathan Kirk

Through Feb. 28

The PrattMWP Gallery is hosting British-born sculptor Jonathan Kirk in a solo exhibition.

Kirk has shown widely in group and solo exhibitions and his work is included in permanent collections throughout the East Coast. He continues to live and work in Utica.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Recurring programs

Art and Yoga For Mind, Body, and Spirit

Saturdays, Feb. 9, 16, 23 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Full session (seven classes): $75, $50 MWPAI members. Drop-in fee: $15, $10 MWPAI members. For full session, please pay in advance through the ticket office, 315-797-0055. Drop-ins can pay at the door.

Each class offers a 15-minute introduction to art in the gallery followed by one hour of yoga. All levels of ability are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own yoga mat. For more information, contact the Museum Education Department at 315-797-0000, ext. 2158.

Film series

Films are shown in the Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium every Wednesday and Friday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $8, $6 MWPAI members, $4 for students with ID, free for PrattMWP students.

Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

For tickets or more information, call 315-797-0055 or visit mwpai.org.


Feb.  8 

PrattMWP Sophomore Gallery Openings, 4 p.m., McCulley Gallery, 14 Cottage Place

Feb. 9  

Exhibition Opening, Tommy Brown: Upstate, on view through April 7 in the Museum of Art. Reception 3 to 5 p.m.

Feb. 10

B Sharp Musical Club with Solène LeVan, 3 p.m., Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium

Feb.  17

Museum Highlights Tour, 2 p.m., Museum of Art

Feb.  21

Art Alive! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Museum of Art.

Feb.  22 

PrattMWP Sophomore Gallery Openings, 4 p.m., McCulley Gallery, 14 Cottage Place


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