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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.

Read our recent visitor comments...

“A revelation! Docents are fabulous.” – Liz

“Beautiful grounds, wonderful walk, video and Koi Pond! Artwork is amazing! Thank you!” -Lindsay and Marshal

“I was driven to tears, thank you.” -Avis

“A delight!” -Sharon

“A real highlight of our trip! So glad we finally got here!” -Laura

“Enjoyed the interactive discussion and learning more about looking at abstract art. Thank you.” -Zoe

“We love mid century modern and this was a great addition to our exploration of that period!”- John

“I learned more about viewing art today than in the rest of my life. Kudos to Kinney!”-Mary and Alan

“I’ve been all over the Berkshires, but this is the crown jewel!”-Hannah and Rodney

“After a lifetime of visiting museums, I can honestly say there is no one like you!”-David and Richard

“I consider myself an intermediate to advanced art lecture attendee… the lecture I attended at your museum really opened a new world for me and now I appreciate modern art even more. What a gift!” -Abby

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.

 

Open weekends through October 9th

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. 

 

 

 

"Suzy Frelinghuysen's careers as an artist and opera singer on view" Berkshire Eagle feature

"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.