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Frelinghuysen Morris
House & Studio
92 Hawthorne St.
Lenox, MA 01240

GET TO KNOW GEORGE & SUZY

Visit the home of American Abstract Artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, set on a 46-acre estate in the heart of Lenox, Massachusetts. View their paintings, frescoes, and sculpture; experience their exquisite collection of American and European Cubist Art.

You didn't miss "Beyond Monuments--Recognizing and Preserving the Ephemeral in America" last summer. Click below to watch!

Watch an entertaining and informative lecture by Richard Guy Wilson, Professor Emeritus of Architectural History at the University of Virginia as well as author of many books on architecture and design including Machine Age in America and Modern Architecture in America. He skillfully explores the question, "what do we preserve in our culture?".Click here to watch.

Closed until next Spring! Thank you to all our appreciative visitors, sample some of the comments below!

We really enjoyed the Director’s Corner and learning so much about Suzy’s mission and legacy for this amazing property! ”- Christine and James. Lenox, MA.

 “ I like that everything isn’t put behind glass or labelled, it makes this very intimate” -Albert. Ft. Collins, CO. 

 “ What a lovely way to immerse oneself in another time!” -Kim. Stephentown, NY. 

“Not only were they both amazing artists but they were in love, and they shared that love with the world” – Eleana. Lenox, MA

  “We loved the property and the personalized tours by the knowledgeable staff and family” -Alex. Great Barrington, MA

 “LOVE TERRY’S BLOCK PRINT DEMO!”-Sara. Sun Valley, ID.

  “Every time, I notice more imagery. Kinney leads a very casual and informative tour. What amazing people Suzy and George l.k are” – Hank. Washington, D.C.

 "GREAT WATERCOLOR DEMO WITH SALLY!"- Catherine and Bruce. Lee, MA. 

 “MY ART DECO ERA DREAM!” -Eric. NY, NY.

 “Sorry it took me so many years to discover this local (to Lenox) treasure. Just wonderful. Thanks also to the lovely staff.” J. from Port Jefferson, NY. 

  

 

Take a Day Trip to a Modernist's Paradise--FMH&S Provides a Splendid View of two Groundbreaking Artistic Lives

"As you enter the living room, there’s a step down to an intimate wet bar. The room, with a 1905 concert Knabe piano in the corner, has a leather floor and features a wall of windows framing a heritage apple tree and star magnolia fronting a lush garden and grounds.George painted two frescos to either side of the fireplace, large enough in scale that they are referred to as “gentle giants", writes Don Stewart for the Greenfield Reporter.  Click here to read the whole article.

 

Our feature in Berkshire Magazine's "The House that Modernists Built"

"The Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio is a modernist dream--displaying furniture by modern masters, original frescoes by the artists who lived there, and a collection of abstract and cubist art gathered by Morris to help with his own artistic development.  He amassed a sterling collection, including works by Fernand Leger, Juan Gris, Pablo Picasso and other seminal artists who were creating a new sensibility that was destined to define an era." Read the full article by writer Ellen Spear and photographer Jimmy ienner, Jr.Click here to read.