Plan Your Visit

explore the beautiful Pratt Munson campus, located in upstate New York.

The campus boasts exquisite architecture, the prestigious Munson art collections, a sculpture court, internationally renowned galleries, comfortable on-campus housing, dining options, and modern, fully-equipped studios.

Visit us on Campus

We’d love to host you and your family for a visit to our Utica campus. Campus Tours happen at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays weekly, reservations are required. Interested in visiting campus another time? Contact admissions. 

Book your visit 
 

 *NEW!  We are now offering class observations to all prospective students. Interested in setting up a time? Email admissions@prattmunson.edu. Please note: Classroom observations should be requested at least one week before your intended visit. 

Interested in viewing our campus from the comfort of your home? Check out our virtual campus tour!

Attend an Information Session

The Admissions Office will host a live event that includes a presentation about Pratt Munson, our programs, admissions requirements, and more. There will be a Q&A Session to follow.  Events are held in person and virtually.

Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions: Click the links below to register for an upcoming event

 

Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. EST

Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. EST

Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. EST  
 

RSVPs are required in order to log into the live virtual event.

 

In-Person Events on Campus

Pratt Munson Preview Day *RSVP Required

Friday, February 23, Noon - 2 p.m. EST

Join us for Pratt Munson Preview Day for a firsthand look at our vibrant campus, cutting-edge studio spaces, and dynamic art and design programs. Engage with passionate faculty, participate in hands-on workshops, and connect with fellow prospective students. Immerse yourself in the creative atmosphere on the Pratt Munson campus and see if you could see your future in art starting in Utica, NY!

 

Portfolio Reviews & Counselor Meetings (by appointment)

Counselor meetings and portfolio reviews are optional and simply to give you advice and feedback on your work/portfolio. They are not required for admission.

Our counselors are happy to answer questions about Pratt Munson's requirements, programs, and campus. Review our portfolio guidelines online. Meetings last about 30 minutes and will be held in person, or over Zoom Meetings.

Meet with a counselor

National and Regional Portfolio Days

Visit Pratt Munson in your town!  
Register for an upcoming event by visiting, https://nationalportfolioday.org These events are an excellent opportunity to meet with us to discuss your interests in art and design and to receive feedback and advice on your artwork/portfolio as well as information about Pratt Munson, our programs, and requirements.  

Full listing of all of the events we'll be attending below! 

National Portfolio Day 2023-24 Events

→ 9/15, Baltimore, MD @ MICA    
→ 9/30, Houston, TX @ Norris Center    
→ 10/1, Dallas, TX @ Southern Methodist University   
→ 10/5, Manhattan, NY @ Javits Center    
→ 10/15, Chicago, IL @ SAIC    
→ 10/28, Boston, MA @ John B. Hynes Memorial Center    
→ 10/29, Philly, PA @ Crystal Tea Room    
→ 11/5, Rochester, NY @ RIT, Gordon Field House    
→ 11/19, San Francisco, CA @ California College of the Arts    
→ 1/20, Miami, FL @ Chapman Conference Center

How to Get to Pratt Munson 
Pratt Munson is centrally located at 310 Genesee Street in Utica, New York.

Directions

  • From Points East or West
  • Take New York State Thruway (I-90) Exit 31, follow Downtown Utica signs, and proceed 1.5 miles south on Genesee Street.
  • From Points South
  • Routes 12 and 8 to Downtown Utica, take Court Street Exit, proceed two blocks, turn right onto State Street, proceed three blocks.
  • From Points North
  • Routes 12 & 8, follow Arts District signs to Court Street exit, turn left, proceed one blocks, turn right onto State Street, proceed three blocks.
  • Use our campus map to find your way once you arrive.