Highlights of the 1997 Summer Season


The Tenth Street Studio Building:
Artist-Entrepreneurs from the Hudson River School to the American Impressionists
Through August 10

Over a hundred years ago, the finest artists of the day gathered in a single building in Greenwich Village to paint, exhibit, and sell their work. This exhibition explores the world of William Merritt Chase, Winslow Homer, Frederic Edwin Church and their friends. On view will be 50 paintings and 150 objects including photographs, prints, manuscripts, and memorabilia; a setting reminiscent of Chase's studio created by interior designer John Christensen, and a gallery of 19th-century frames installed by Eli Wilner & Co.

Alfonso Ossorio: Congregations
August 17 through September 28

The first museum exhibition devoted to Alfonso Ossorio's complex assemblages will show the work as a vital part of twentieth-century art, and a singular addition to the the history of collage and assemblage. Twenty-five pieces will be on view, displaying Ossorio's unique talent for working with an incredible array of found objects.

Special Events

The Midsummer Gala
Saturday, July 19

The benefit of the summer season, with decor created by Robert Isabell, catered by Glorious Food, and music by Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra.

Hours: Open 7 days, from June 9 through September 15. Monday through Saturday, 11-5, Sunday 1-5. Suggested donation: $2, Seniors $1 and students with ID free. Handicap accessible.