Helpful Information


Schweinfurth Art Center

205 Genesee Street

Auburn, NY 13208

If you wish to arrive or depart by air, Syracuse Hancock is the nearest airport.


Getting to QBL


Airport: Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Bus and Train station: William F. Walsh Transportation Center (has both bus and train station)
From the airport or bus and train station you will need to take a taxi or rent a car to travel to Auburn, NY. The Schweinfurth is about 40 miles away from both the airport and the bus station.
There is a parking lot behind the building with a loading dock and elevator to all levels. Carts will be available at building entrances. 

Where to Stay in Auburn

QBL at the Schweinfurth does not include housing. Students must reserve their own accomodations. 

More information and special rates for hotels will be coming soon:

There are a lot of options in the area for hotels. Here are just a few that we recommend: 

Hilton Garden Inn Auburn
74 State St
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone:(315) 252-5511

Inn of the Finger Lakes
12 Seminary Ave
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 253-5000
Holiday Inn
75 North St
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone:(315) 253-4531

If you mention the Schweinfurth Art Center to the Inn of the Finger Lakes or The Garden Hilton they may give you a discount, but this depends on time of year, market rates, and local events. We cannot guarantee that you will receive a certain rate.

In addition to numerous hotels there are also Vacation Rentals on Owasco Lake a sort distance from the Schweinfurth. 

We encourage you to check out all that Auburn has to offer. There are many historic attractions to see in Auburn (often walking distance from the Schweinfurth). These include The Seward House, The Seymore Library, The Cayuga Museum, and the Harriet Tubman home. You can visit: https://www.tourcayuga.com/ for more information about hotels, and things to do in the region. 

Sending Supplies

If you would like to send some of your supplies ahead of time, Please use the address and format below. Be sure to write QBL, the name of your teacher and the class on the outside of your package to facilitate its delivery to your classroom.  For questions please email qbl@schweinfurthartcenter.org or call 315-255-1553.

Schweinfurth Art Center
205 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13028
(QBL, Your Name, Your Workshop)


What to Bring

In addition to the supply list for your classroom it is helpful to also bring: 

Extension cords and power supply

Bedrisers to elevate your table if needed



For more information about what to bring to QBL, please email qbl@schweinfurthartcenter.org