Archives For May 2012

Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson had one of the greatest art collections in the Midwest at the end of the 19th century. One of their former paintings just sold for $2.3 million at Sotheby’s—here’s a look at what else they owned.

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Caitlin Emery from the Preservation Society of Newport County visited the Museum last week to lecture on McKim, Mead & White and the Kingscote dining room. Read on for a more in-depth conversation with Emery, our third Nickerson Lecture Series speaker of the year.

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After his well-received lectures on Gilded Age taste at the Driehaus Museum, Ulysses Grant Dietz agreed to a follow-up chat. Read on for the conversation.

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