March, 2012

The making of ‘Unnecessary Seduction’+

Whenever I go to Spalding House, I am always awestruck by the natural beauty of the landscape as well as...

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Makeover update: Gallery 6+

A lot of visitors make a beeline to our impressive collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist works. Up until a couple...

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Makeover update: Gallery 5+

Phase II of the reinstallation of galleries 1 to 10 is done! Now you can see the museum’s 18th-century European...

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We’ve got eggs!+

Eva Enriquez was our first Orvis Artist in Residence of 2012. Her project, Inhabitants, entailed constructing bird houses out of...

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New in the shop: Lamps that make children dream!+

That’s the tagline for ZzzooLights, adorable, luminescent lamps from Italy. And we’ve now got them in the museum shop! Choose...

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Work that was on view at museum sold for $539K+

Up until last year, if you went to the second-floor gallery of American art, you’d find a celestial scene with...

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Reinstallation of galleries 5 + 6+

You got to follow the reinstallation of Gallery 4, which became the portraiture gallery (here’s a “during” shot). Now closed...

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New jewelry in the museum shop+

Metalsmith Kirsten Lora makes whimsical jewelry out of oxydized sterling silver and handpainted plastic miniature figures. The museum shop just...

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