Month: August 2020

Sunday Puzzle – Summer

Detail: Jennifer Bartlett, Summer, 1993; full image below Overview Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. This week’s puzzle is Jennifer …

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Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Detail: Marisol, Women’s Equality, 1975; full image below From Our Collection On this day 100 years ago, women gained the right to vote through the certification of the 19th amendment. This was due to the efforts of many, including early activists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, featured in this print in the Museum’s Collection. Stanton was …

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Sunday Puzzle – Mother with Child under Newspaper

Detail: Crawford Gillis, August–Mother with Child under Newspaper, 1935; full image below Overview Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. This …

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An Appreciation: William Sidney Arnett (1939–2020)

From left to right: Louisiana Bendolph, Thornton Dial Sr. (seated), Richard Dial, and Bill Arnett William Sidney Arnett May 10, 1939 – August 12, 2020 The Museum wishes to celebrate the life and contributions of Bill Arnett, an early champion and collector of exceptional works of art by self-taught African American artists from the American …

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Sunday Puzzle – Schoolhouse

Detail: Augusta Duncan, Schoolhouse, 1988; full image below Overview Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. This week’s puzzle is Augusta …

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Home Studio: Artful Words

Overview As we begin to return to school across our state and nation, we understand that feelings of anxiety are still high due to COVID-19 and that “returning to normal life” does not really exist. This Home Studio project teaches students to both think critically and express creatively, exercising brain power while releasing stress through …

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Poetry or Prose: Inspired by “New York Office”

Overview Last month, the Museum’s reading group Art + Letters revisited a favorite title: In Sunlight or Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper. Senior Curator of Art Margaret Lynne Ausfeld led a discussion of the book, and we invited your prose and poetry inspired by our Edward Hopper painting. He created some of the …

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