Archive | November, 2013

The Breakers

Transforming back in time, right out of a scene from the Great Gatsby , and the roaring twenties, The Breakers is a study of decadence, idealism, and excess. The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Commodore […]

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Southern Vermont Arts Center

At Southern Vermont Arts Center,  As you explore the campus, you’ll discover an outdoor sculpture park. Yester House, once the 28 room Georgian Revival mansion and centerpiece of the former Gertrude Divine Webster estate. And the Wilson Museum. Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum, Designed by noted architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the Wilson Museum admirably serves a […]

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Newport Art Museum

                    ‘Woman in White’ by Howard Gardiner Cushing  The Newport Art Museum’s collections and exhibitions reflect Newport and Rhode Island’s rich cultural heritage and lively contemporary art scene. The permanent collection of more than 2,300 works of American art concentrates on art and artistic activity from the […]

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The National Museum of American Illustration

          “Daybreak” by Maxfield Parrish, 1922 The National Museum of American Illustration in Newport Rhode Island houses one of the largest collections of  work by Artist Maxfield Parrish. As well as works by Norman Rockwell, Howard Pyle, J. C. Leyendecker & N. C. Wyeth. All set within the impressive Architecture of […]

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Chagall at The Jewish Museum

Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, for the first time in the U.S., explores a significant but neglected period in the artist’s career from the rise of fascism in the 1930s through 1948, years spent in Paris, and in exile to New York.   (If you can, be sure to download the free app before you […]

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