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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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The dining room is priceless!

The most talked about art colony in America today is at Old Lyme, Connecticut — Hartford Courant, 1907 Thus begins the Florence Griswold’s description of the Florence Griswold home on their website. It is a museum very worth your time.  Located on a beautiful street on a beautiful site, order up a beautiful weather day, […]

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Berkshire Museum

In 1903, Berkshire Museum founder Zenas Crane, inspired by such institutions as the American Museum for Natural Science, the Smithsonian, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, decided to blend the best attributes of these establishments in a new museum for the people of Western Massachusetts. Thanks in large part to Crane’s efforts, the broad and […]

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New Britain Museum of American Art

“Erected By the People for the Use of the People,” the New Britain Museum of American Art is dedicated to serving all people by pursuing excellence in art through collections, exhibitions, and education. The New Britain Museum of American Art‘s founding in 1903 entitles the institution to be designated the first museum of strictly American […]

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The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection/ The Frick can only be called a small museum in contrast with the NY Met that is across the street by a few blocks. On NY’s Museum Mile, the Frick is a classic example of what a moderately wealthy collector could do at the turn of the 1900’s. Also they are responsible […]

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New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain Museum of American Art/ Founded in 1903, the Museum is the first museum dedicated totally American Art. New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street New Britain, CT 06052 p: 860.229.0257 f: 860.229.3445 e: nbmaa@nbmaa.org

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