Museum Open

The Museum will be open for President's Day on Mon, Feb 20.

March 08, 2017 - July 30, 2017

First Lady Dolley Madison is often remembered as a hostess who saved the White House portrait of George Washington from British vandalism during the War of 1812. But in fact,...

March 24, 2017 - June 04, 2017

Over some two decades, Arthur and Eileen Newman assembled a collection of landscapes and still lifes painted between 1845 and 1880. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Hudson...

April 07, 2017 - June 18, 2017

At the dawn of ornithology, 16th-century artists aspired to portray birds lifesize, but the largest paper available measured roughly 11 x 16 inches, allowing only smaller...

April 07, 2017 - July 16, 2017

One of American history’s protean figures, Thomas Jefferson’s role as a private citizen is as defining as his personae as founder, president, and political standard-bearer. A...

May 26, 2017 - September 03, 2017

How did American artists respond to the First World War? Coinciding with the centennial of America’s involvement in the war, World War I Beyond the Trenches explores...

June 30, 2017 - October 09, 2017

Sixty years after her debut, picture book heroine Eloise is still a star. Eloise’s unruly charm resulted from the unlikely collaboration between cabaret star Kay Thompson (1909...

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