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The emotional and physical benefits of art experiences for children are indisputable. As many schools struggle with budget cuts, art classes are among the programs being eliminated or cut back. A new article from The Art Newspaper looks at the critical role nonprofits play in providing...

A colleague shared a recent article about art forgery, and I couldn't stop reading. It's a fascinating read. The Guardian piece said that forgery techniques have become so sophisticated, Sotheby's — long considered the world's premier auction house — purchased Orion Analytical, a conservation and analysis...

The Hyde Collection has more than 5,000 works in its permanent collection, ranging from a fourth-century BC Greek sculpture to contemporary art. The Museum has loaned art to thirty-eight museums in fourteen states and eight countries. Thomas Eakins's portrait of Henry O. Tanner has logged the...

When Charlotte Hyde founded The Hyde Collection, she wanted her collection to be a community resource. Today, that mission remains at the heart of the Museum. We offer programs to teach people of all ages about art, technique, history, artists, and more. This week, we will...

On Monday, The Hyde had a very special visitor. Victor Silvestri is an 89-year-old resident of Houston, Texas, who summers at his cabin on Lake George. Mr. Silvestri loves art and has visited The Hyde several times throughout the past years. When his niece called to...

The American Alliance of Museums later this month will celebrate Welcoming Week, a national movement meant to welcome immigrants and refuges to their communities. The Hyde is proud to be an open, inclusive, and welcoming venue, with exhibitions and programming that help spark conversation about diversity,...

Every other week, The Hyde sends out an email with Museum news. If you're interested in receiving these bi-weekly updates on events, exciting changes, and more, click here to register!   Welcome, Laura Bradigan With great excitement, The Hyde Collection team welcomes Laura Bradigan, the recently named director...

Last week, I wrote a little about the history of Niccolo di Ser Sozzo's Angel in the Music Room of The Hyde. The post was in response to questions about the painting from Alexandra Kiely of the Scholarly Skater blog. Alexandra wondered why the angel...

Throughout history, the visual arts have inspired musicians, writers, and poets. When The Hyde's From Bauhaus to Black Mountain College exhibition was installed in Hoopes Gallery in late June, one of The Hyde Collection's Visitor Services representatives, Sue MacKenzie, herself a writer and musician, made...