The Secret Life of Art
by Vanessa DeZorzi, Currier Museum of Art Intern
A wise man once told me “everything I’ve learned in life, I’ve learned by drawing and painting.” As I grow older, this quote resonates with me as a painter and a graphic designer. I feel that the principles of art ...
By Erika Umali, Currier Museum of Art Intern
As we say farewell to July, our Creative Studio theme changes from collage to shapes for August. Shapes is an exciting theme for all ages because shapes are all around us! Just looking around the Museum, guests can see all the different ...
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 ...