Harriet May Mills Art and Home Center

The Harriet May Mills Art and Home Center is a major permanent structure on the grounds of the New York State Fair. Reproduced by permission. Image courtesy of Mary Ellen Chesbro.
Type: Officially Marked Monument Involved: Mills, Harriet May
Location: On the grounds of the New York State Fair
Syracuse, NY
Cause: Woman’s Rights / Suffrage

The Harriet May Mills Art and Home Center is a permanent structure on the grounds of the New York State Fair in Syracuse. It opened in 1934 as the Harriet May Mills Women’s Building. Mills attended its dedication. She died about one year later, on May 16, 1935.

Today the Harriet May Mills Art and Home Center, it hosts exhibits on popular and fine arts, photography, and the culinary arts during each run of the Fair and is rented for varied purposes during the rest of the year.