Fine Arts Museum News
June 25, 2009
Currier & Ives are known for their idealized images of rural life in America. In keeping with this theme, the firm created many “parlor” prints of young children interacting with household pets and barnyard companions. A selection of these prints will be displayed in the exhibition Feathers and Fur: Animal Companions in Currier & Ives Prints, on view from June 30, 2009, through Jan. 24, 2010, in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
May 13, 2009
The Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a multi-gallery exhibition that highlights the history of the museum through the artwork it has acquired, exhibited, and loaned through the years. A Tradition of Excellence: The D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates 75 Years will be on view from May 29, 2009, through February 21, 2010.
April 15, 2009
Photo collage by Connecticut photographer George Jacobi is on view in the Community Gallery at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts through July 12 in the exhibition Alternative Visual Energy.
March 26, 2009
Woodcuts by the American painter, sculptor and printmaker Elliot Offner will be on view from April 7 through September 27, 2009, at the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts in the exhibition Wild Life Captured.
February 17, 2009
The Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts will host the American Watercolor Society's 141st Annual International Exhibition from March 3 through May 3.