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Happy Holidays!

by Emily Holtrop Director of Learning & Interpretation


permanent collection , winter , holidays , Christmas , Thanksgiving , Hanukkah , winter solstice , Kwanzaa , New Year , collection

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the late autumn and early winter is a time for reflection and celebration.

Christmas Day 147 Years Ago

by Julie Aronson, Curator of American Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings


Christmas , The Property of L. A. Parrett , Henry Dousa , American Painting

The Property of L. A. Parrett is one of Dousa’s most elaborate paintings. It reveals details of life in the rural Midwest that surely delighted his successful clientele and seem to take us back in time.