Past Exhibitions
Winslow Homer Watercolors

July 26, 2008 - October 19, 2008

The Arkell Museum’s collection of Winslow Homer watercolors were brought out of storage for this remarkable exhibition.

Winslow Homer
On the Cliff, c. 1881
Wyeth Family Paintings from the Farnsworth Art Museum

June 27, 2008 - September 21, 2008

Watercolors and oil paintings by three generations of America’s most famous family of artists — Jamie, Andrew, and N.C. Wyeth — will be on display through the summer. This collection of paintings comes from the Farnsworth Art Museum in Maine.

Exhibition sponsored by NBT Bank.

N.C. Wyeth
Portrait of a Young Artist, c. 1930
Farnsworth Art Museum Collection
Famous and Fabulous Portraits from George Washington to the Golden Girl

January 20, 2008 to July 20, 2008

This fascinating exhibition of portraits by some of America’s best known artists from the 18th through the early 20th century is selected from the Arkell Museum’s permanent collection. The subject of these paintings range from America’s first president painted by Gilbert Stuart to an introspective portrait by Thomas Eakins and a beautiful woman painted by John Singer Sargent.

George de Forest Brush
Golden Girl, c. 1925


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