Fine Arts Museum News
August 25, 2010
The firm of Currier & Ives is known for its idealized images of life in 19th-century America. As with other subjects, Currier & Ives presented an optimistic, romanticized vision of childhood. A selection of these prints is displayed in the exhibition Season of Joy: Celebrating Childhood in Currier & Ives Prints, on view now through January 23, 2011, in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
July 19, 2010
New York artist Nathan Sawaya will create a sculpture out of LEGO building bricks at the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, July 31, from 11 am-3 pm The Art of the Brick, an exhibition of Sawaya’s LEGO sculptures, is on view at the museum through September 5.
May 17, 2010
If you build it, they will come. And New York artist Nathan Sawaya has built some amazing sculptures out of common LEGO® building bricks. The Art of the Brick, an exhibition of Sawaya’s work, will be on view from June 16 through September 5 at the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts at the Quadrangle.
April 16, 2010
The Mechanics of Introspection, an exhibition of paintings by East Longmeadow artist Kris Ludwig, is on view in the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts through July 11, 2010.
March 9, 2010
The Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts will present A Spring Celebration of Watercolor on Sunday, March 21, at 3 p.m. The program will feature a discussion of the art form by Heather Haskell, director of the museum; Julia Courtney, curator of art; and Deborah Rubin, a watercolor artist from Amherst.