Arnot Art Museum


Upon his death, businessman Matthias H. Arnot (1833-1910) donated his home as well as his collection of art to create the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. In the 1890s Picture Gallery, visitors can check out the founding collection of seventeenth- to nineteenth-century European sculpture and painting, including works by Claude, Breughel, Breton and Sanchez Perrier, Rousseau, and Millet. The museum has continued to build upon this foundation. Thomas Cole's Autumn in the Catskills is part of the museum's collection of Hudson River School paintings. The museum's contemporary collection features portraits, landscapes, still life, and sculpture. In addition to its permanent collection, this fine arts institution presents special exhibitions, such as an annual display of award-winning art by regional high school and middle school students. The Arnot Art Museum also hosts events such as a spring gallery walk with the director, tours, and lectures.


235 Lake St
Corner of Lake and Gray
Elmira, NY 14904


42.09086500, -76.80226300
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(607) 734-3697

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