Thank you to all the visitors and staff for making this a record breaking season! The eagerness of visitors to participate in the demos and drawing/visualizing exercises was inspiring. We are busy preserving the property and preparing for next season.
"Finding the right person to install your new tile floor can be difficult. Finding the right person to install your new leather floor? Nearly impossible. It was just one of the many challenged faced by Kinney Frelinghuysen, director of the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, when the museum's trustees decided it was time to replace the leather living room floor" writes Jennifer Huberdeau.Read the full article here.--and her companion article here describing the gifts made from repurposed leather tiles.
Indian Composition, 1938, a large oil painting by George L.K. Morris, is now on view in the Metropolitan Museum's newly configured Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery. It is hanging in Gallery 913 after its conservation.
"The place is startling even when you know it's coming. Part of the surprise stems from the location: the old and self assured village of Lenox, Massachusetts--the Berkshire Mountains summer seat of Gilded Age worthies who built estates..." CLICK HERE to read the full article.by writer Gregory Cerio and photographs by John Hall.