The exhibit will run Oct. 26 through Jan. 19, 2014 and will explore the evolution of video games over the years, providing in-depth looks at the changes in graphics, storytelling techniques and the way games engage players. The exhibit itself will feature 80 games spanning 20 different gaming consoles.
The event includes a special performance of Video Games Live featuring Symphoria, the Central New York symphony. The popular concert series includes presentations of video game footage and special light shows synchronized with performances of video game music, as well as interactive segments in which audience members can take to the stage and participate. The concert will take place on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. ET at the Landmark Theater in Syracuse.
Tickets for "The Art of Video Games" exhibit are available for $5 for Everson members and $10 for the general public. College students, children, seniors and military members can get tickets for $8, and two adults and up to four children can get in for one $30 ticket. The Video Games Live concert tickets are available for $15 to $75, depending on seating.