Currier Museum of Art

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  • Museum Reflection

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    fascinated by the potential museums possess to involve visitors in inquiry and even cultivate a love for learning. Accordingly, my goal has always been to bring my passion for learning to museum visitors. Due to my background in archaeology, I have always given the bulk of my attention to objects within museums, giving little thought to my own experience let alone the experiences of others. Museums Today: Missions and Function, however, has taught me to emphasize the museum audience and the experience

  • Thomas Cole and The Hudson School of Romantic Landscape

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    represents the Romantic style of painting, especially in his famous work The Oxbow (Fulwider 618). In the life and time around Thomas Cole, three things stand out. The major themes in Cole’s artwork, what was romantic about the Hudson River School’s art, and why landscape was a national religious symbol for Americans. A self-taught artist, who lived on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River, he was an outdoor enthusiast. He would hike throughout the area in summer, fall, and spring, sketching the gorgeous

  • Summary Of Mt. Hood, Oregon By Albert Bierstadt

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    is representative of Bierstadt’s earlier artwork. He uses lighter brushstrokes, a brighter and more monochromatic color palette, and is depicting a minimalist scene in its natural state (Figure 1). The painting is currently displayed at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH, and while it is frequently described as small it is larger than you think. Measuring at fifty-one inches by sixty-one and a quarter inches leaves the Mt. Hood, Oregon painting seeming small compared to his typical artworks