Huntington Museum of Art [1952- ]
ECA Control Number: 18407
Record Level: Listing
Record Type: Art Museum/Institution
Museum/Institution Name: Huntington Museum of Art
Aka: The Huntington Galleries ; Daywood Art Gallery, Inc. [1951-1970]
Location(s): 2033 McCoy Rd, Huntington, WV 25701
“The Huntington Museum of Art is an art museum located in the hills above Ritter Park in Huntington, West Virginia. It first opened in 1952 as The Huntington Galleries and came under its current name in 1987. Housed on over 50 acres of land and occupying almost 70,000 square feet, it is the largest art museum in West Virginia. The campus is also home to nature trails and the Fred C. Edwards conservatory, a subtropical plant conservatory. The collections include American and European paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, as well as glass pieces manufactured in West Virginia and the Ohio Valley, American folk art, Chinese and Japanese decorative items, 18th and early 19th century British silver, Haitian art, firearms, and material culture objects from the Near East. In addition to its permanent collections the museum hosts traveling exhibitions and houses the James D. Francis Art Research Library, the Grace Rardin Dougherty Auditorium, and five art studios where artists in residence are periodically hosted.
The grounds are also home to the C. Fred Edwards Conservatory, West Virginia’s only plant conservatory. It features numerous “subtropical plants and seasonal displays” where guided tours are offered upon request.”
Citation: “Huntington Museum of Art.” Wikipedia. Updated December 10, 2016. Accessed January 24, 2017. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huntington_Museum_of_Art
WORKS BY EMIL CARLSEN
LIST OF EXHIBITIONS (3)
AFTER CARLSEN’S DEATH (3)
2014 Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, “HIMG Presents The Daywood Collection”, March 15 – November 2.
2010 Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, “Docents Select (in Memory of Anne Csernica)”, May 1-August 22.
2004 Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, “Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art”, September 10-November 7.
DURING CARLSEN’S LIFETIME (0)
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