The Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut is home to a world-class art collection. It's free to the public and highly recommend for art lovers of all sorts. Read about my experience and the highlights here.
The Zimmerli Art Museum is located on Rutgers University's New Brunswick, NJ campus. The museum holds a large collection of Soviet Nonconformist art, many works on paper, and smaller collections of European and American art. It's free and open to the public.
Strong skills in looking at artwork are essential for any art lover. Using our eyes is second nature to many of us, yet we still miss so many things. Here are strategies for getting more out of your art viewing experiences.
My experience at the Morgan Library & Museum, a New York City museum of rare books and manuscripts, works on paper, and other small treasures.
A short account of my Christmastime visit to the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms.
A review of the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey. Information about the collections, the experience, and what to keep in mind if you visit.
It's great to look at art online, but nothing beats seeing it up close at a museum. For the best possible museum-going experience, plan ahead. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Thomas Cole and Frederick Edwin Church, the two most prominent Hudson River School painters, both had homes and studios in the Catskill area of New York. One summer day, I went up there to visit the two houses, which are now museums open to the public for tours. This was my experience.