Stories for August 2010

Norman Rockwell: One Visitor's Review

August 26, 2010

Norman Rockwell Tribute ©2010 Craig Thoburn Photographer Craig Thoburn, a big fan of Norman Rockwell, set up his own backdrop to make this wild Rockwell Saturday Evening Post homage to the artist. His brother was more than eager to pose....

Pheon: Pass It On

August 24, 2010

Do you prefer cupcakes or salted peanuts? Would you rather untie a knot or a bow? Think carefully, because the answers may determine your place in our new "big" game, Pheon. Pheon is set in the secret world of Terra...

Picture This: Antiques Roadshow at American Art

August 19, 2010

Antiques Roadshow host Mark L. Walberg discusses the shoot with segment producer Sarah Elliott while Nancy Druckman from Sotheby’s looks at miniatures in the background. Folks from the popular PBS show, Antiques Roadshow, came to film in the Museum yesterday...

Unearthing Family History at American Art

August 17, 2010

Hayley Plack interned in American Art's External Affairs department during the summer. Before she left, she wrote this post about discovering her uncle's artwork in our collection. Reginald Case's Statue of Liberty I had known my Uncle Reg was a...

Package 1961 by Christo

August 13, 2010

Christo's Package 1961 Just outside the exhibition Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Remembering the Running Fence is a small earlier piece by Christo. Unlike the outdoor environmental works that he did in collaboration with his wife, Jeanne-Claude, Package 1961 is a sculpture...