Visit the Museum

Plan Your Visit


Summer 2023:  The Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., from Wednesday, June 7, 2023 through Saturday, July 29, 2023 or by appointment.

Admission is free to all; donations are appreciated.  For information on Museum hours: 607-431-4423, 607-431-4480 or email

In accordance with Hartwick College policy, vaccinations against COVID-19 are not required but strongly encouraged. The College reserves the right to require masks on an event-by-event basis.

The Yager Museum of Art & Culture connects Hartwick’s classrooms to the world and the world to the Hartwick and Greater Oneonta community. The Museum’s five galleries feature exhibitions that draw from our collections in the fine arts, Indigenous artifacts of the Upper Susquehanna region, and Southwestern Indigenous pottery, baskets, and rugs, as well as exhibitions that address ongoing and difficult societal concerns such as the COVID-19 pandemic, political power, and Indigenous rights.

Venue Access

The Museum is entirely located on the ground floor of Yager Hall. All galleries are wheelchair accessible. There are 3 accessible parking spaces directly across from the first floor entrance and there is a ramp to the sidewalk at the building entrance. Accessible bathrooms (women’s and men’s) are located directly across the hall from the Museum entrance. An elevator provides accessibility to the other floors of Yager Hall.

If you would like to make arrangements for a group visit to the Museum, please contact Quentin Lewis, Museum Curator, at 607-431-4481.


Summer 2023Hartwick’s Table Rock Cafe will be open on the following schedule: June 5-June 30 and July 10-July 28, 9 am to 3 pm. Table Rock Cafe offers burgers, sandwiches, salads and other light fare and is located on the ground floor of Dewar Hall, across Frisbee Field from Yager Hall.

Directions to The Yager Museum, Summer 2023.

From I-88 West use exit 15 and turn right at the end of the ramp. If you are on I-88 East use exit 15 and turn left at the end of the ramp. Continue to the first traffic light, and turn left onto Main Street. Follow Main Street to the 3rd light and turn right onto Chestnut Street (NYS Rt.7 & 23). Follow Chestnut Street to the 2nd light and turn right onto West Street. Follow West Street about 3/10 of a mile to the 2nd left, Clinton Street. Turn left onto Clinton and then turn right onto the first driveway (Cayuga Drive). Follow this driveway up and around and you will find the museum on the first floor of Yager Hall, which will be on your right. Several parking spaces reserved for visitors are adjacent to the Museum entrance, but during the summer there is usually ample parking for all; visitor parking passes may be obtained at the Museum’s reception desk. On Google Maps, enter “Yager Museum, Oneonta NY” for the Museum’s exact location. (Please note that Center Street is under construction and there will be no access to West Street from Center this summer.)