Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute has earned a distinguished reputation for offering world-class performing arts to Central New York audiences. Our Performing Arts Division presents events year-round, featuring international soloists and ensembles, rising stars, cinema, concerts with commentary, outdoor festival performances, children's programs, educational activities, and special events. Located in the heart of NYS, MWPAI has long been the region's leading cultural organization. For more than 70 years, the finest international soloists and ensembles have been featured in our Great Artists Series. Since its inception, the Great Artists Series has been the region's premier concert presentation. MWPAI also presents the best in jazz and contemporary music at our Concerts in the Court series. In the intimate and unusual setting of the Edward Wales Root Sculpture Court, exceptional artists ranging from Bela Fleck and the Flecktones to Joshua Redman and the New York Voices have filled the museum with their scintillating sounds. Offering more than 100 events annually, MWPAI presents a great variety of entertainment. A Path Through History attraction.