thomas cole historic site http://wamc.org en "Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church" At The Thomas Cole Historic Site http://wamc.org/post/master-mentor-master-thomas-cole-frederic-church-thomas-cole-historic-site <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Thomas Cole was the founder of The Hudson River School of painting – the mid-19th century American art movement of landscape paintings with an aesthetic vision influenced by romanticism.</p><p><a href="http://www.thomascole.org/">The Thomas Cole Historic Site</a> in Catskill, NY has a new exhibition entitled Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole &amp; Frederic Church which is on view now and will be until November 2nd 2014. They are also running a capital campaign is to bring back one of the few known architectural creations of Thomas Cole – his New Studio.</p><p>Here to tell us more are Betsy Jacks, ‎Director at Thomas Cole Historic Site and Kate Menconari, the site’s curator.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89463 at http://wamc.org "Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church" At The Thomas Cole Historic Site Thomas Cole Historic Site - America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and "The Voyage of Life" http://wamc.org/post/thomas-cole-historic-site-america-s-eden-thomas-cole-and-voyage-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>8th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Annual Raymond Beecher Lecture at the </span><a href="http://www.thomascole.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Thomas Cole Historic Site</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> entitled: </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">America&rsquo;s Eden: Thomas Cole and &#39;The Voyage of Life</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will take place this Sunday afternoon at </span>2PM<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Dr. Paul Schweizer, Museum Director Emeritus of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) in Utica, will share new findings about one of Thomas Cole&rsquo;s most iconic series.</p><p>The talk heralds the occasion of this iconic series embarking on a new national tour in the exhibition, <em>America&rsquo;s Eden: Thomas Cole and &quot;The Voyage of Life&quot;</em>. The exhibition, curated by Schweizer, who also wrote the new exhibition catalogue on the series, will open at the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati in June 2014, exactly 175 years since Cole first began the paintings. We welcome Paul Schweizer and Betsy Jacks, Executive Director at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill.</p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 75331 at http://wamc.org Thomas Cole Historic Site - America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and "The Voyage of Life" "Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England" at The Thomas Cole National Historic Site http://wamc.org/post/albert-bierstadt-new-york-new-england-thomas-cole-national-historic-site <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On Sunday, April 28th the <a href="http://www.thomascole.org/">Thomas Cole National Historic Site</a> will celebrate the opening of their 2013 exhibition, <em>Albert Bierstadt in New York &amp; New England</em>.</p><p>The show is curated by Annette Blaugrund, former director of the National Academy Museum, focuses on Albert Bierstadt’s east coast paintings and offers a rare opportunity to see these little known but magnificent works.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63218 at http://wamc.org "Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England" at The Thomas Cole National Historic Site