American Studio Glass

American Studio Glass   On continuous view   Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky is one of many American artists who have become enchanted with the expressive potential of glass in the past three decades- an era in which Dale Chihuly, William Morris, Paul Stankard, Dante Marioni, Sonja Blomdahl and others have transformed their passion for [...]

Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie

Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie On continuous view Featuring selections from the museum’s collection of exquisite silver creations designed and fabricated in Italy by the luxury jewelry firm of Buccellati, and generously donated by Betty Grisham of Huntsville is the outstanding permanent collection, Buccellati: A Silver Menagerie. Due to Mrs. Grisham’s remarkable vision and support, [...]

Sellars Collection

Sellars Collection of Art by American Women In 2008, the Museum acquired the prestigious Sellars Collection of Art by American Women, a landmark gathering of over 400 paintings, drawings and sculptures that heralds the achievements of more than 250 American women artists primarily active between 1850 and 1940. While the names of [...]

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The Ponchin Legacy: Two Generations of Masterful Art

The Ponchin Legacy: Two Generations of Masterful Art On continuous view This exhibit from the Museum’s permanent collection pays homage to the creative work of two generations of acclaimed artists from the south of France- Antoine Ponchin (1872-1933) and his son, Jos. Henri Ponchin (1897-1981). All of the paintings were generously donated [...]

Works by Regional Artists

Works by Regional Artists Regional artists are well represented in the Museum’s permanent collection. American artists with Alabama ties include Richmond Burton, William Christenberry, Gerald Hayes, Nall Hollis, David Parrish and Stephen Rolfe Powell. The Museum’s commitment to building a regionally significant collection is also affirmed by the growth of its Southern [...]

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Works by American Artists

The permanent collection of the Huntsville Museum of Art is comprised of over 3,000 objects, primarily focused on 19th and 20th century American art with an emphasis on art from the Southeast. African, Asian, and European art, from cultures influential on American art, is the Museum’s secondary collecting focus. The collection holds [...]

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