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Decorative Arts Maryland - New York

 
  Decorative Arts AL-CO, CT-DE, FL-IL, IN-LA, MA, MA2 , MD-OH, PA-TX, VA-VT, VT-ZZ  
    Maryland

  Annapolis

  Hammond-Harwood House Association

  19 Maryland Avenue

  Annapolis   MD  21401    

  Phone  410 263-4683

  Web Site http://www.hammondharwoodhouse.org/

  Description  designed by William Buckland for prominent Colonial tobacco planter

                    and politician

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Metals

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1774

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007
 

  Baltimore

  Walters Art Museum

  600 North Charles St

  Baltimore  MD   21201    

  Phone 410 547-9000

  Web Site www.thewalters.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@thewalters.org

  Description  general art museum, ancient to 19th century Asian, Old Master, Art

                    Nouveau - 5000 years

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006


  MD

  Cumberland

  Gordon-Roberts House

  218 Washington Street

  mailto:hhouse@allconet.org

  Cumberland  MD   21502    

  Phone   301 777-8678

  Web Site  http://www.historyhouse.allconet.org/house/contact.html

  E-mail  mailto:HHouse@allconet.org

  Description  home of Josiah Gordon, politician, President of C&O Canal -- 3 floors depicting past  residents, fourth floor with school, military & medical exhibits

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  Era  1867

  Owner/Operator:  Allegany County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  11/25/2005
 

  MD

  Hagerstown

  Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

  City Park 91 Key Street

  PO Box 423

  Hagerstown  MD  21741    

  Phone  301 739-5727

  Web Site  www.washcomuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@wcmfa.org

  Alt Web  http://www.marylandmemories.org/proof/museums.html

  Description  general art museum, rotating exhibits

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Collection  Paintings

  New or Updated:   5/10/2006

 

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  ME

  Brunswick

  Bowdoin College Museum of Art

  Walker Art Building

  9400 Colllege Station

  Brunswick   ME   04011    

  Phone  207 725-3275

  Web Site www.bowdoin.edu/artmuseum

  E-mail  mailto:artmuseum@bowdoin.edu 

  Description  American and European, portraits, Gilbert Stuart

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Group Identity  African American

  New or Updated:   5/14/2007

 

  Portland

  Portland Museum of Art

  7 Congress Square

  Portland   ME   04101    

  Phone  207 775-6148

  Web Site www.portlandmuseum.org

  Toll Free 800 639-4067

  Description  American and European works of the last two centuries

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Painting

  Era  19th-20th

  New or Updated:  6/8/2007

 Maine
 
Saco
 
Saco Museum
 
371 Main Street
 
Saco  ME  04072 
 
Phone  207 282-3031
 
Web Site  http://www.sacomaine.org/historyculture/museum/museum.shtml
 
Description  10,000 artifacts with emphasis on local paintings and portraits
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
New or Updated:  09/25/2003

  MN

  Minneapolis

  American Swedish Institute

  2600 Park Avenue

  Minneapolis  MN  55407    

  Phone  612 871-4907

  Web Site www.americanswedishinst.org/

  Description  located in Turnblad mansion, features items from Sweden and

                    Swedish life in the Twin Cities

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Era  1908

  New or Updated: 7/1/2007

  MS

  Oxford

  University Museums, U of Mississippi

  University of Mississippi

  Oxford  MS  38677   

  Web Site www.olemiss.edu/depts/classics/museums.html

  E-mail  mailto:museums@olemiss.edu

  Description  Greek & Roman, 19th century science apparatus, American southern,

                    West African, Caribbean folkart

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Money

  Collection N-Z   Pottery

  New or Updated:  9/23/2006

  NC

  Charlotte

  Mint Museum of Art

  2730 Randolph Road

  Charlotte  NC  28207    

  Phone 704 337-2000

  Web Site www.mintmuseum.org/

  Description museum with façade of 1836 US Mint, general collection

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Money

  Collection N-Z   Pottery

  New or Updated:  10/17/2006

Tarboro
Blount-Bridgers House
130 Bridgers Street
Tarboro NC 27886
Phone
252 823-4159
Web Site http://www2.coastalnet.com/ng3f3w5rm
Description former home to Thomas Blount offer Hobson Pittman collection
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
Era 1808

  New Jersey
 
HoHoKus
 
Hermitage
 
335 North Franklin Turnpike
 
HoHoKus  NJ   07423  
 
Phone   210 445-8311
 
Web Site  http://www.thehermitage.org/
 
Description  place where Aaron Burr was married, later rebuilt  into a Gothic revival house
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
Era  1847
 
New or Updated:  1/16/2004

 

  Morristown

  Macculloch Hall

  45 Macculloch Avenue

  Morristown   NJ   07960    

  Phone  973 538-2404

  Web Site http://www.maccullochhall.org/

  E-mail  mailto:maccullochhall@aol.com

  Description  home of prominent family features large Thomas Nast collection,

                    family archive, four rotating galleries, garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  New or Updated:  3/23/2007
 

  NJ

  Newark

  Newark Museum

  49 Washington Street

  Newark  NJ   07102     

  Phone  973 596-6550

  Web Site www.newarkmuseum.org/

  Description  large general purpose museum with collection of Tibetan art, 80

                    galleries, mansion,, min-zoo with live, touchable animals

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Collection A-F   Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z   Painting

  Group Identity  Native American

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  4/10/2007

  NY

  Coxsackie

  Bronck Museum

  US Route 9W

  MAIL PO Box 44

  Coxsackie  NY  12051    

  Phone   518 731-6490

  Web Site  http://www.gchistory.org/bronck.html

  Description  1663 & 1738 houses, kitchen, barns, textile equipment, research library

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type   Farm

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  New or Updated:     11/21/2005


  New York
 
New York
 
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
 
2 East 91st Street
 
New York  NY  10128
 
Phone   212 849-8400
 
Web Site  http://ndm.si.edu/
 
Description  focus on design, international, housed in Andrew Carnegie mansion
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
New or Updated:   5/15/2004
 

  NY

  New York

  Hispanic Society of America

  Audubon Terrace

  mail 613 West 155th St

  New York  NY  10032    

  Phone   212 926-2234

  Web Site  www.hispanicsociety.org

  Description  paintings by Spanish masters, furniture, Roman artifacts

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Group Identity   Latin American

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   11/30/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  Museum of the City of New York

  1220 5th Avenue

  New York  NY  10029    

  Phone   212 534-1672

  Web   www.mcny.org

  Description  from New Amsterdam on, in all media, the city is here -- period rooms,

                    several art collections

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection  Silver

  New or  Updated   2/4/2006

  NY

  Rochester

  Memorial Art Gallery U Rochester

  500 University Avenue

  Rochester  NY 14607    

  Phone   585 473-7720

  Web Site  http://mag.rochester.edu/

  Description  general art museum with works of multiple eras, media; folk art; Monet,

                     Cezanne, Homer, Cassatt

  Type of Resource  Gallery

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection   Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Graphic Arts

  Collection   Paintings

  Owner/Operator:  University of Rochester

  New or Updated:  2/18/2006


  New York
 
Schenectady
 
Schenectady County Historical Society
 
32 Washington Avenue
 
Schenectady  NY 12305    
 
Phone   518 374-0263
 
Web Site  http://www.schist.org/
 
Description  house in Stockade district with modern library addition
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
 
Collection A-F Decorative arts
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1895
 
New or Updated:   4/5/2004
 

  NY

  Tarrytown

  Lyndhurst

  635 South Broadway

  Tarrytown  NY  10591    

  Phone   914 631-0046

  Web Site  www.lyndhurst.org

  E-mail  mailto:lyndhurst@nthp.org

  Alt Web  www.nthp.org

  Description  Gothic Revival mansion overlooking the Hudson, home to major 19th

                    century magnates

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Era  1838

  Owner/Operator:  NTHP

  New or Updated:  5/16/2006
 

  NY

  Utica

  Munson-Williams Proctor Institute Museum of Art

  310 Genessee Street

  Utica  NY   13502    

  Phone  315 797-0000

  Web Site www.mwpi.edu

  Description international art 18th-20th centuries

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  8/20/2006

 

  OH

  Cincinnati

  Taft Museum of Art

  316 Pike Street

  Cincinnati  OH  45202    

  Phone  513 241-0343

  Web Site  www.taftmuseum.org

  Description  mostly general European collection; in restored house; Rembrandt,

                    Gainsborough, more

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Collection  Paintings

  Era  1820

  New or Updated:  5/19/2006
 

  OH

  Roseville

  National Ceramic Museum & Heritage Center

  7327 Ceramic Road

  Roseville OH  43777    

  Phone  740 697-7021

  Web Site http://www.ceramiccenter.info/mambo/

  Alt Web http://www.hocking.edu/academics/perry_campus_and_learning_labs/natio

             nal_ceramic_museum_and_heritage_center/index.htm

  Description  five buildings demonstrating the history of pottery

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006

 
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