The Secret Life of Art
by Erika Umali, Currier Museum of Art Intern
The Creative Studios are a great way for families and adults to relax and enjoy an art activity. This month, the theme has been collage. As a recent college student, it had been quite some time since I had done collage. At ...
Since I arrived at the Currier in 2005 I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Joan Mitchell’s painting Cous-cous (1961-1962). I knew a bit about Mitchell from a painter-friend who was her companion and studied painting with her in the 1990’s, so I was well acquainted with Mitchell ...
“When it comes to conversation, I am a high maintenance man.” That was one of the first things Neil Valentino said to me. I asked him to meet me at the Currier after I heard that he came to the Museum so often that he was on a first name ...
Recipe by Joe Sylvester, Winter Garden Cafe Chef
Vegetable Stick Salad
2 small beets
1 large carrot
1 Daikon radish
1 red bell pepper
1 small red onion
Sunflower seeds for garnish to taste
2 oz. goat cheese
4 oz. balsamic vinaigrette (below)
Julienne (preferably with ...
One of the most popular pieces in the Currier’s collection isn’t a painting or sculpture. It’s a house. An amazing house created by one of the greatest architects who ever lived: Frank Lloyd Wright. While Wright is well known for his stunning creations, those who knew him ...
Romare Bearden, like many master artists, has worked in a variety of media, but he is best known for his collages. Standing in front of his pieces in A Black Odyssey, it's easy to see why. Bearden's earlier collages feature jarringly fragmented figures with reassembled faces torn from ...
Q&A with Community Leaders about Refugees in New Hampshire
Questions inspired by the documentary Uprooted, produced by the University of New Hampshire
Honore Murenzi: Founder and director of New American Africans, received the 2014 Martin Luther King Award. Murenzi came to New Hampshire as an immigrant from Africa ...
We here at the Currier Museum have been reflecting on the recent tragedy in Isla Vista, Calif. alongside the rest of the country. On May 23, a young man named Elliot Rodger opened fire killing six students and injuring 13 others before turning the gun on himself. Before the rampage ...