Located in Syracuse, New York, the Iverson Museum of art is one of the most important museums in New York state. It was founded in 1897 and dedicated to the collection, protection, and display of American art. Designed by I. M. Pei, the museum is the first art museum work in his architectural career. The museum itself is a huge sculpture, which is amazing. Iverson art museum is famous for its perfect shape and diverse collection and is welcomed by art lovers all over the world. The main body is made up of four large boxes with different height and height. The interior exhibition room is mainly for the exhibition of paintings, so artificial lighting is mainly used. There are two side windows at the edge of the sculpture court surrounded by the exhibition room. Natural light is sprinkled from the edge of the roof. Among them, the revolving staircase is considered to be the most "exaggerated" place in the whole museum. The museum has 11000 works of art, including paintings, sculptures, pottery, and video clips. The portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stewart, the most famous American portrait painter, is located in the museum. This museum is one of the earliest art galleries in the United States to collect video art, and it is also the largest art gallery in the world to collect video art. The museum also has a large collection of furniture from the arts and crafts movement, many of them by Gustav Stickley.
Erie Canal Museum
The Erie Canal Museum, located in Syracuse, New York, USA, was founded in 1962. It is a private museum about the earliest artificial canal in the United States, the Erie Canal. The building, where the museum is located, was built in 1849 and has been listed on the national list of historical sites. The Erie Canal Museum, which is composed of gate buildings and art education centers, is committed to protecting the last gate building in the United States, collecting, protecting and displaying canal related items, so as to let more people understand the long history and culture of the canal and the great contribution the canal has made to New York state. There are copies of the liner, old photos of the canal, models of the canal, etc. The Erie Canal Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00 to 15:00 on Sunday. It is closed on New Year's Day, Easter, independence day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.