Encounters series continues with Nashville artist, Vadis Turner

Vadis Turner, Object Heirloom, A Recipe Box and Sewing Box as Flower Beds, 2017, hand-stitched quilts, ribbon, fabric dye, wood, resin, mixed media, 83 x 127 in. Since 1986, the Huntsville Museum of Art has presented a noteworthy series of solo exhibitions highlighting acclaimed regional contemporary artists. The Encounters exhibitions have developed a strong [...]

By |2022-08-03T19:33:33+00:00July 15th, 2022|2022 News, Blog|0 Comments

Sweetness and Light: Children in Illustration

Sweetness and Light: Children in Illustration Chan Gallery November 14, 2021 – February 27, 2022 Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976), When He Begins to Grow Away from You, 1928, oil on canvas, 34 x 32 in., Cream of Wheat advertisement, 1928 Lecture by Judy Cutler, Co-Founder/Director of the National Museum of American Illustration Thursday, [...]

By |2022-02-28T21:52:39+00:00January 10th, 2022|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

Exclusive exhibition of nostalgic illustrations on display for the holidays.

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), In the Autumn Wind He Boasted, That He Flew the Highest Kite (detail), 1956, gouache and ink on board, 18 ¾ x 31 ½ in. The Huntsville Museum of Art is delighted to work with the National Museum of American Illustration on an exclusive exhibition for the holiday season. Sweetness [...]

By |2021-10-27T20:33:30+00:00October 27th, 2021|2021 News, Blog|0 Comments

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera Huth, Boeing, Salmon and Haws Galleries November 5, 2017 - January 28, 2018 Above Image: Bill Scovill, Photographer, Reference Photograph of Norman Rockwell, Norman Rockwell says 'Pan American Was My Magic Carpet Around the World,' advertisement for Pan American Airways, Inkjet print, Norman Rockwell Collection, ©1956 Norman Rockwell Family [...]

By |2018-08-21T19:09:41+00:00August 13th, 2017|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

Burchfield Botanicals

Burchfield Botanicals Adtran, Jurenko, Thurber Galleries May 14 - August 6, 2017 Between the years 1908 and 1911, American artist Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967) created nearly 500 botanical sketches that illustrated the different wildflowers and plants he found in the forests and fields around his childhood home in Salem, Ohio. Using books from [...]

By |2018-08-21T20:10:55+00:00June 4th, 2017|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

American Studio Glass

On Continuous ViewBoeing II & Baker Galleries 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 this [...]

Over the Top: American Posters from World War I

Over the Top: American Posters from World War I July 24 - October 16, 2016 During World War I, illustrated posters inspiring public support served as a primary mechanism of mass communication. Designed to rally Americans to the cause, these persuasive visual symbols employed bold graphics, strong imagery, and concise commands to [...]

By |2018-08-21T21:50:38+00:00June 1st, 2017|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

American Beauty: Highlights from the Wiginton Collection

October 19, 2013 – January 19, 2014 Selected late 19th and early 20th century landscapes, portraits, and genre scenes from this prominent Alabama collection, celebrating the unique beauty of our nation’s people and places. The exhibition included accomplished works by Theodore Earl Butler, William Merritt Chase, Edward Henry Potthast, Maurice Prendergast, Theodore [...]

By |2017-09-27T03:21:30+00:00May 30th, 2017|Past Exhibition|0 Comments
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