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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

On Summer vacation in Maine I stopped by the Ogunquit Museum of American Art originally enticed by the ad for the Wyeth show. Which is a lovely collection of some of his emotional and mysterious works. But While there I tripped over photographer Alexandra de Steiguer’s beautiful, stark, lonely and contemplative works which also spoke […]

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Mead Art Museum

  Amherst College has a beautiful campus to wander and is home to both the Beneski Natural History Museum and the Mead Art Museum. It’s located within walking distance to the town center’s hub of shops and restaurants. Named for its founder, William Rutherford Mead (an 1867 graduate of Amherst College and a partner in […]

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Beneski Museum of Natural History

  An impressive collection of skeletal specimens. Hands on with drawer pull outs. A great place for young dinosaur and or rock enthusiasts! The origins of the Amherst College Museum date back to the very earliest days of Amherst College. The College itself began in 1821 as a teaching institution primarily for missionaries that would […]

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De Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum

About: Established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres, 20 miles northwest of Boston. In 2009, deCordova changed its name from deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum to emphasize its renewed focus on sculpture and to support […]

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Plimouth Plantation

  Wampanoag Homesite: The first outdoor living history exhibit you will encounter on your visit is the Wampanoag Homesite, located on the banks of the Eel River. Here you’ll discover how the 17th-century Wampanoag would have lived along the coast during the growing season; planting their crops, fishing and hunting, gathering wild herbs and berries for […]

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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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