Utica: Attractions and more...
A renowned attraction is the Children’s Museum of Utica, which is an educational centre featuring regional history, arts and science. It hosts interactive exhibitions which provide education as well as entertainment.
The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art is an amalgamation of about 20 galleries featuring paintings, sculptures and art from the period ranging from the eighteenth century to the twentieth century. The collections include works by Picasso, Stella and Thomas Cole.
A premier cultural showcase of Utica is the Stanley Theatre for the Performing Arts which was built in 1928. Accommodating almost 3,000 spectators, the place hosts excellent performances in its large stage area with much finesse.
Adventure seekers must visit the Boilermaker Road Race, which is the largest 15 km road race in the United States. This famous event attracts over 11,000 professional runners and a large number of spectators.