Museum Blog

We have wonderful news! After several months away, the lovely Coco by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is once again exhibited in the Green Guest Room on the second floor of historic Hyde House. Coco spent the late fall and winter at Nova Southern University in Fort Lauderdale,......

On August 2, Alexandra of A Scholarly Skater blog posted about her recent visit to The Hyde Collection. She referred to the Museum — which she learned about when she saw our sign on the Northway — a “most delightful little surprise.” We are proud......

There is still time left in our summer exhibitions to plan a group tour! The Hyde Collection is proud to give group tours to thousands of visitors each year. We invite you to visit soon to learn more about the following exhibitions from our Museum......

Numerous studies prove that art has extensive developmental benefits for children. Kids who are given opportunity to experiment with and create art develop stronger critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills, greater empathy for others, and more ways to express themselves. Art is also a great way......

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......

Just like in real estate, painting en plein air is all about location. An article, 10 Places  You’ll Want to Paint on ArtistsNetwork.com, made me think about all the times I’ve thought, “If I could, this is what I would paint.” (Our educators tell me all......

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......

Plein Air Festival Through Sunday Just when you thought our region could not get any more beautiful, The Hyde Collection invited professional artists to paint it! Between now and Sunday, seventeen artists will be painting en plein air — a French term for a style......

As director of communications, I am one of the few members of The Hyde administrative staff without a background in art or art history. That means that even after nearly three years here, I learn new things just about every day. Early in my time......