Exhibitions & Collections FAQ

The Museum seeks to forge a deeper level of engagement with the community we serve. The Everhart is dedicated to collaborating with local organizations and providing access to it’s collection.


Can I submit a proposal  to exhibit my work?

The Everhart will not be accepting exhibition proposals for solo or group shows of local artists at this time. On a periodic basis, the Everhart will put out a call for local and regional artists to submit their work, in which the final selection will be decided by jury.

Will the Museum appraise artwork?

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.

Does the Museum conserve artwork?

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 (rap-arcc.org).

Can I donate artwork to the Museum? 

The Museum does occasionally accept donated works for accession into the permanent collection. Please contact the Curatorial Department if you have any queries or wish to donate work.

Does the Museum sell artwork from it’s collection? 

The Museum is a not-for-profit institution that does not sell works.

Can I use and reproduce images or other content found on the Museum’s webpage?

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 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.

How can I access the Museum’s collection? 

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 Curatorial Department to discuss your request.