Still photography and short smartphone videos are allowed in the free spaces and galleries for non-commercial use only. To protect the objects on display and to ensure the safety of other visitors, there are certain guidelines that must be followed when photographing at the Museum.
Photography and video shoot – media outlets
Recognized media outlets may photograph or film in the galleries with permission of the Executive Director. Once approved, all media members must be accompanied by an appropriate staff member. The Museum must be named as the location and “courtesy of” tag line included when applicable. A copy of the finished product will be kept on file at the Museum
Sketching with pencils and paper is permitted in the natural science galleries. Use of all other materials and/or sketching in the other galleries is not permitted without prior arrangement.
Exhibition proposals are reviewed on an on-going basis by the Everhart Museum’s Curatorial Department. Use the Exhibition Proposal Form to have your proposal considered for display. If you include work samples, slides, CDs, or other materials, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you would like your materials returned. Please do not send original material as the Everhart Museum accepts no responsibility for materials lost or damaged. Please note that the Museum receives many exhibition proposals each year so we would encourage you to contact a number of venues. For additional information or should you have difficulty downloading the Exhibit Proposal form, please contact the Curatorial Department.
The Museum does not provide valuations for work. We recommend that you obtain contact reputable sources such as the American Society of Appraisers, Appraisers Association of America, International Society of Appraisers, or major auction house.
The museum does not conserve artworks and recommends that you always use reputable, skilled, and accredited conservators. The American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIP) is a national organization which registers conservation professionals. The organization provides a free guide to services on its website (aic.standford.edu). The Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP) is composed of regional conservation and preservation centers and will offer advice and referrals (www.rap-arcc.org).
The Museum does occasionally accept donated works for accession into the permanent collection. All potential donations are assessed against our collection policy to determine suitability. Please contact the Curatorial Department if you have any queries or wish to donate work.
The Museum is a not-for-profit institution that does not sell works.
Anyone wishing to use the text, images, or content from this website or the Museum collection must obtain prior written approval. Permission is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of the Everhart Museum. A usage fee may be charged depending on the nature of the proposed use. All text and images published on this website are for personal and/or educational use only. Any commercial use or publication is strictly prohibited. For information concerning images for publishing and/or commercial use, contact: Curatorial Department, Re: Image Rights and Reproductions, Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510-2390, or Fax 570-346-0652. All requests must be in writing.
The Everhart Museum is dedicated to providing access to its collections and archives for research. If you would like to view work from the collection that is not on display or to review material from our archives, please contact the Museum to discuss your request.
The Museum provides disabled access via the rear entrance. Parking spaces are available next to the rear this entrance. There is a wheelchair available for public use within the Museum, ask Museum staff for assistance.
All backpacks, large umbrellas, bags and packages larger than 16 x 16 inches must be checked in the coatroom near the main entrance of the Museum.
The Museum has a small area with café tables where non-alcoholic drinks and food can be purchased from dispensing machines. Food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries.
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