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Museum Open House - Somerville Museum

Jay talks with Daivd Guss, PhD and Alison Drasner—both of whom are associated with the Somerville Museum and the current exhibition entitled Penny Chronicles and the Stories They Tell—a fascinating and extensive display celebrating the history of Somerville. David is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at Tufts University and he was also the curator of the exhibition. Alison serves as the assistant director of the museum During the program, we’ll find out why and how the exhibition came about, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the history of Somerville through both the medium of postcards together with many other artifacts and supporting materials. In addition, we’ll also be hearing about the mission and wide range of opportunities related to the Somerville Museum.

 

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Museum Open House - Brattleboro Museum & Art Center

Jay talks with Danny Lichtenfeld and John Newsom. Danny serves as the director of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and John is a highly accomplished New York-based artist who is also the curator of the current exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum entitled EXPEDITION. This engaging display by seventeen talented and diverse artists features paintings, sculpture, and installation art that depict aspects of venturing into unknown lands and territories. During the program, we'll be learning about the history and mission of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and the wide range of exhibitions, programs, events, and other opportunities that are available to the general public. We'll find out why and how the EXPEDITION exhibition came about, go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the exhibition’s primary  intent and the extremely skilled artists whose work is on display until October 11.

 

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Museum Open House - Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History

Jay talks with Joseph Mullin. guest Joseph Mullin. Joseph serves as the Executive Director of the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, which is located on the campus of Regis College in Weston. During the program, we'll be finding out about the history and mission of the museum, we'll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process come to better understand and appreciate the wide range of collections, exhibits, programs, and events that are available to visitors of all ages.
 

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Museum Open House - Shelburne Museum: New England Now: People

Jay talks withTom Denenberg, PhD and Carolyn Bauer from the Shelburne Museum located in Shelburne, Vermont. Tom is the Director of the museum and Carolyn serves as Associate Curator. During the program, we’ll be finding out about the history and mission of the Shelburne Museum and the wide-range of buildings,collections, exhibitions, programs, and events that available today. To better understand and appreciate the museum’s offerings and goals, we’ll be spending much of our time hearing about the current exhibition entitled New England Now: People, the second exhibition in a new biennial series featuring regional contemporary artists. Let’s start by meeting our guests and then learning all about the Shelburne Museum and the New England Now: People exhibition, which is on display until October 17.
 

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Museum Open House - Cahoon Museum of American Art

Jay talks with Ethan Murrow. In addition to being a highly accomplished artist, Ethan is also Professor of the Practice and Chair, Painting and Drawing at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University. He’s here today to inform us about his very creative and engaging exhibition entitled The Greenhouse, which is on display until October 3 at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, which is located in Cotuit. During the program we’ll find out why and how the exhibition came about and we’ll learn about the fascinating process of creating the captivating 75-foot panoramic mural featuring a large fallen oak tree. In the process, we’ll come to better understand and appreciate Ethan’s artistry and his admiration and appreciation of the natural world.
 

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Museum Open House - War Childhood Museum

Jay talks with Mia Babić. Mia is a translator at the War Childhood Museum, which is located in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how the War Childhood Museum came about and how it operates today. We’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the museum’s overall mission and some of its current exhibitions and collections. In addition, we’ll also hear about the museum’s educational programming, and very important and insightful research efforts.
 
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Museum Open House - Peabody Essex Museum: In American Waters

Jay talks with Daniel Finamore, PhD from the Peabody Essex Museum. Dan is the Associate Director – Exhibitions, The Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History. He’s also the co-curator of the outstanding exhibition entitled In American Waters, which is currently on display until October 3. During the program, we’ll be finding out why and how the exhibition came about, we’ll go on a behind-the scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the wide range of outstanding artists whose work is on display and the extensive manner upon which the sea has impacted our history, culture, the environment, and American art.
 

William Trost Richards (1833–1905)
Along the Shore, 1903
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 2009.1

Arthur Dove (1880–1946)
Moon and Sea No. II, 1923
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Photo by Robert LaPrelle

Edward Moran (1829–1901)
The Valley in the Sea, 1862
Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Martha Delzell Memorial Fund, 70.5

Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864–1940)
Mid-Ocean, 1894
Oil on canvas
Berkshire Athenaeum

William Formby Halsall (1841–1919)
Vigilant in last days Race against Valkyrie, 1893
Oil on canvas
Peabody Essex Museum, gift of Frederic A. Turner, 1961, M10946

Charles Sheeler (1883–1965)
Pertaining to Yachts and Yachting, 1922
Oil on canvas
Philadelphia Museum of Art, bequest of Margaretta S. Hinchman, 1955-96-9

Jan Matulka (1890–1972, born in the Czech Republic)
View from Ship, about 1932
Oil on canvas
Philadelphia Museum of Art, gift of C. K. Williams II, 2015-8-1

Francis Augustus Silva (1835–1886)
Sail study, 1868–84
Watercolor and ink on paper M8871F2.6
All works are in the collection of PEM, gift of Miss M. Antoinette Silva, 1938–56

Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865)
Southern Cross in Boston Harbor, 1851
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of the estate of Stephen Wheatland, 1987, M18639

Edward Ludlow Mooney (1813–1887)
Portrait of Ahmad bin Na’aman, 1840
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of Mrs. William P. McMullan, 1918, M4473

James Bard (1815–1897)
Steamer Syracuse, 1857
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of the estate of Francis B. C. Bradlee, 1928, M4266

Conrad Wise Chapman (1842–1910)
Submarine Torpedo Boat H. L. Hunley Dec. 6 1863, about 1864
Oil on board
The American Civil War Museum, 00985.14.37a

William Bradford (1823–1892)
Icebound Ship, about 1880
Oil on canvas
PEM, museum purchase with funds from anonymous donor, 1996, M27190

Michele Felice Cornè (1752–1845, born in Italy)
Ship America on the Grand Banks, about 1800
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of Mrs. Francis B. Crowninshield, 1953, M8257

Titian Ramsay Peale (1799–1885)
Town of Mathwalta / Island of Venua Levul Viti’s / US Ship Peacock, 1840–49
Oil on wood
PEM, gift of Mrs. Anna Glen Butler Vietor, 1984, M20223

John Bertonccini (1872–1947)
Whaling Vessels in the Ice, Herschel Island, about 1894–95
Oil on canvas
PEM, museum purchase with funds donated by the Maritime Art and History Visiting

Theresa Bernstein (1890–2002, born in Poland)
The Immigrants, 1923
Oil on canvas
Collection of Thomas and Karen Buckley

George Ropes Jr. (1788–1819)
Launching of the Ship Fame, 1802
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of Captain Nathaniel Silsbee, 1862, 108332

Artist in New England
Contemplation by the Sea, 1790
Oil on board
PEM, museum purchase with funds from anonymous donor, 1994, 137681

Childe Hassam (1859–1935)
East Headland, Appledore, Isles of Shoals, 1911
Oil on canvas
PEM, gift of Peter S. Lynch in memory of Carolyn A. Lynch, 2018.72.1

 

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Museum Open House - Yachad New England: Art Appreciation

Jay talks with Liz Offen, Rebecca Gilbert, Jonathan Spiller, and Katherine Wiley—all of whom are associated with Yachad New England, which is part of an international organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all individuals with disabilities and including them in the Jewish community.During the program, we’ll be finding out about the history and mission of Yachad, we’ll hear about the wide range of opportunities it provides participants--spending much of our time learning about the art appreciation program. Jonathan and Katherine will share some of their experiences and artwork, and, in the process, we’ll come to better understand and appreciate Yachad’s overall mission and the extremely positive impact it’s had on both the participant, their families, and communities.
 

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Museum Open House - Cape Ann Museum

Jay talks with Oliver Barker. Oliver serves as the Director of the Cape Ann Museum, which is located in Gloucester. During the program, Oliver will be informing us about the many opportunities that are available at both the Cape Ann Museum as well as the exciting new development at the nearby Cape Ann Museum Green campus.
 

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