Museum tours resume July 2

We look forward to welcoming you! Guided tours are offered on Thursdays – Sundays. Admission is by advance reservation, with numbers strictly limited to six or fewer per tour. Physical distancing and face coverings are required. The restroom and Museum Store are closed.
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If you can’t be with us in person, please take the audio tour, available in five languages, or visit the house and studio on one of our live Zoom tours.
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Lichtenstein Lectures on Zoom

Sundays at 5 p.m.
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To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios program, the summer lecture series will be devoted to six of the HAHS sites. They represent the geographic and artistic diversity that are hallmarks of the program. All forty-four sites are included in the lavishly illustrated Guide to Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios, available for purchase online.
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The free video lectures will be held on Zoom on Sundays at 5 p.m. in July and August.
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July 12

Bonnie Yochelson

Former Curator of Prints and Photographs, Museum of the City of New York

“Miss E. Alice Austen, Conservative Rebel of Staten Island”
Alice Austen House

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July 19

Tom Whitehead

Co-author of Clementine Hunter: Her Life and Art

“Clementine Hunter’s World: The Story of Her Amazing Career
Melrose Plantation

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July 26

Jeffrey Andersen

Director Emeritus, The Florence Griswold Museum

“A Boarding House for Artists: The Florence Griswold House in Old Lyme”

Florence Griswold Museum

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The series is generously supported by Dorothy Lichtenstein, Pollock-Krasner House members, the Herman Goldman Foundation, and the John H. Marburger III Memorial Fund of Stony Brook University.

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Get the companion book

This lavishly illustrated guide takes you to 44 evocative Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios nationwide, from San Francisco to Maine.

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Plan your trip to Alice Austen’s charming 18th century Staten Island cottage, Clementine Hunter’s humble cabin on a Louisiana plantation, and the Old Lyme boarding house where many of the Connecticut Impressionists found inspiration, as well as the Thomas and Mary Moran studio and the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton.
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Welcome, Rachel

Steigerwald

Meet our summer intern, Rachel Steigerwald, a Stony Brook University undergraduate history major who is working with our archivist, Diane Holliday, to catalog the archival collection recently donated by the Estate of Francis V. O’Connor, the foremost Jackson Pollock scholar. The collection, amassed over some fifty years, comprises Dr. O’Connor’s research material on Pollock, Krasner and their circle. Once catalogued, it will become a major resource for study of the New York School.

Rachel comes to us through Stony Brook’s Women’s Leadership Council, a mentorship program that pairs high-achieving young women with the university’s top female philanthropists to help remove barriers to their success. Her cataloguing skills were honed last year as an intern at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, where she processed a collection of donated artifacts and assisted with the creation of new exhibits.

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Thanks to all our supporters!

Due to the uncertainties of this singular season, we have not published our usual summer program brochure, in which we acknowledge the generosity of our supporters. Please click here to see the list.
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If you’re not already a member, we hope you’ll consider joining. Members are admitted free, and also receive discounts at the Museum Store. Just click here.
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Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, New York
A National Historic Landmark
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Guided tours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
at noon, 2 and 4 p.m.,
Sundays at noon and 2 p.m.
Reservations required
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For researcher access to Study Center collections,
please call 631-324-4929
Office hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
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