On The Road
John LaFarge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890 - 1891

Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT

(January 22 - March 27, 2011)
Addison Gallery of American Art
Andover, MA

La Farge's watercolor from the Arkell Museum collection was included in this exhibition that showcased the most important La Farge oils, watercolors and sketches from his journey to the islands of the South Pacific.
(October 19, 2010 - January 2, 2011)

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women

The Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY

The Arkell Museum's Sargent portrait "Head of an Italian Woman" was featured in this award winning exhibition devoted exclusively to portraits of women by American artist John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925).
(May 29 - December 31, 2010)


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