Join us Saturday August 13th at 2pm for a house tour with Richard Guy Wilson. Richard Guy Wilson is Commonwealth Professor Emeritus in Architectural History at the University of Virginia, a TV commentator, and author of books on architecture and design including Machine Age in America and Modern Architecture in America.Space is limited. Click here to book.
"From a young age, Suzy Frelinghuysen had two artistic passions — painting and the opera. Frelinghuysen pursued both her passions as careers, successfully," writes Jennifer Huberdeau of the Berkshire Eagle. "She was the first woman to have a painting permanently placed in A.E. Gallatin's Museum of Living Art and in 1943, was included in Peggy Guggenheim's "Exhibition by 31 Women" at the Art Of This Century Gallery in New York. She performed with the New York City Opera from 1947 to 1950..." Click here to read the whole article.
Join us this Friday beginning at 11 am when oil painter Morris Bennett demonstrates his technique. Free with any admission.
Open 10-4 with self-guided audio and written tours. Director's Corner with nephew/director Kinney Frelinghuysen each day @11:15.Join him as he does a quick highlight of the paintings on view. Contour drawing each day@2pm, a quick and interactive experience, sketch pads provided. Highlights include Suzy Frelinghuysen-Painter & Opera Singer-Influences of Cubism & Music in her Art. Her dual career is explored with music-infused collages and opera costumes on display as well as the paintings which most closely reference the Master Cubist collection of hers and her husband's.Historic Artists Homes & Studios photo exhibit titled Artists at Home*is on view in the Classroom as well as the Documentary.