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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.

Events and Programs for 2023

The season opens June 22nd,Thursdays-Sundays from 10-4 with self-guided written and audio tours assisted by our knowledgeable guides. Highlights include: Get to Know George and Suzy in the Studio featuring an intimate view into their lives and traces their individual paths of artistic expression. Hear George's voice from the newly digitized oral interview from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art. He describes his upbringing and his evolution as an artist. Influences from their Cubist collection including Picasso, Braque, Leger & Gris are explored. New this season, enjoy greater access to the house as we re-open more rooms. Thursdays and Saturdays  at 11:15 join nephew Kinney Frelinghuysen in Director's Corner as he leads a quick discussion of paintings on view. Exercise your Creativity Sundays from 11-1 with free flowing art "happy hours" with no rules, no specific plans to follow and no judgement.  A variety of mediums and some examples will be supplied. Painting Demonstrations led by professional artists begin each Friday at 11am. Continue reading for artists' names and dates.

Half-Priced General Admission for Berkshire Flyer patrons

Berkshire Flyer patrons receive 1/2 price off general admission. Buy your tickets on our website or at the door and show your Flyer ticket to receive the discount! The Berkshire Flyer will provide rail service from NYC to Pittsfield weekends from May 26th-October 9th.Weekend trips run May 26-October 9th and typically sell out so book now!

 

Getting Ready to Open!

We are opening June 22nd for the Season! Until then we are opening new rooms to view,  buffing the leather floor, painting the Gazebo, and reliving some of your encouraging 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 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.