Through two world wars, the Great Depression, the wars in Korea and Vietnam, and the Civil Rights struggles, Rockwell promoted an optimistic world in the face of hardship and struggle. [Read more…] about Major Norman Rockwell Exhibit Set For Utica
Anasa D. Sinegal of Little Falls, NY, has been named Diversity and Engagement Leader for Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute and Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN). [Read more…] about Munson-Williams-Proctor Names Diversity Leader
The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is set to host Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG), who will give live glassmaking demonstrations daily at noon, 1, 2, and 6 pm, from August 2-11, on the front lawn of the Museum of Art.
In association with the Museum of Art exhibition, “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection,” the CMoG’s skilled technicians demonstrate complex hot glassmaking techniques. [Read more…] about Corning Museum Hot Glass Roadshow In Utica
A new exhibit “Tommy Brown: Upstate,” featuring pictures of people, farms, and landscapes of Central New York, is set to run from February 9th through April 7th, in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Brown will discuss his work during a gallery talk at 2 pm Sunday, March 10, 2019. [Read more…] about Tommy Brown’s Chenango, Madison County Photos Exhibition in Utica
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) in Utica has been awarded a grant in the amount of $397,511 from Empire State Development (ESD), the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) and the New York State Department of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation to repair and preserve the granite façade of its Philip Johnson-designed Museum of Art building. [Read more…] about MWPAI Receives Grant for Building Repair, Exhibition
More than 5,000 works of art spanning three centuries are now accessible to the public through the new Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art’s online collection page.
The project took three years to complete. In addition to the artwork, many of the entries include scholarly interpretation, bibliography, and exhibition histories. [Read more…] about MWPAI Launches Online Collection Effort
The Board of Trustees at Munson-Williams Proctor Arts Institute have announced that Museum of Art Director and Chief Curator Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio has been appointed President and CEO, effective in early August. D’Ambrosio succeeds Anthony Spiridigloizzi, who announced his retirement earlier this year. [Read more…] about Anna D’Ambrosio Named New President of MWPAI
The exhibition Roaring into the Future: New York 1925-35, on view June 18 through October 9 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, is an exhibition celebrating the Empire State as the driving force behind the creation of 20th-century modernism.
From Buffalo to Brooklyn, artists, designers, and manufacturers generated avant-garde art, fashion, technology, and music that resulted in the century’s most important artistic revolution. [Read more…] about New York 1925-35 And Modernized America
Brilliant, colorful paintings by the artists who revolutionized the art world will be showcased in Monet to Matisse: The Age of French Impressionism, on view through November 29 Utica’s Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute’s Museum of Art.
Monet to Matisse features more than 60 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and pastel drawings from the renowned collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee. [Read more…] about French Impressionists Exhibit Opens In Utica
The Albany Institute of History & Art has announced that it will install a special exhibition of Thomas Cole materials to coincide with Dr. Paul Schweizer’s lecture and book signing at the Albany Institute on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 2 pm.
Dr. Schweizer is Director Emeritus of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute’s Museum of Art and will speak about his new book Thomas Cole’s Voyage of Life as part of the Institute’s Making it American lecture series. The Albany Institute owns Cole’s original oil studies for the Voyage of Life series as well as the first concept drawing for his painting, “Youth.” This event is open to the public and free with museum admission. [Read more…] about Thomas Cole Exhibition, Lecture At Albany Institute