Florence Griswold Museum
Old Lyme, CT
The Florence Griswold Museum is a National Historic Landmark
located in the heart of the historic district in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
A historic center for American art known as the home of American Impressionism,
the Florence Griswold Museum encompasses eleven acres along the Lieutenant
Founded in 1936, the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
is a center for American art accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. In
the early years of the twentieth century, the Museum's site and grounds
served as the center for the Lyme Art Colony, one of America's most famous
art colonies. The recipient of a Trip Advisor 2014 Certificate
of Excellence, the Florence Griswold Museum has been called a "Giverny
in Connecticut" by the Wall Street Journal, and a "must-see"
by the Boston Globe. With an eye toward the integration of art, history
and landscape in all that it does, the Museum has spent the last decade
redefining itself as a central part of community life with an award-winning
exhibition gallery for its collections and a thorough reinterpretation of
its landmark Florence Griswold House as a boardinghouse for artists, c.
Please see the Museum's website for hours and admission
(above: Florence Griswold Museum exterior, 2016. Photo credit
Editor's note: Resource
Library readers may also enjoy:
this video from TFAO's Videos
catalog, an authoritative guide to videos in VHS and DVD format:
- Once Upon a Time in Old Lyme: The Story of an American
Art Colony is a 19 minute DVD produced by the
Florence Griswold Museum in 2007. It was brought
to TFAO's attention by Tammi Flynn of the Florence Griswold Museum and
Shana Herb Johannessen.
TFAO does not maintain a lending library of videos or sell
videos. Click here for information on how to borrow or purchase copies
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Google Book Searches conducted in 2008 and 2013 by Traditional
Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) located the following brochures, catalogues
and gallery guides published on paper in connection with the Museum and
with a topic of American representational
art. The list may not include all relevant publications. Titles are
listed by date of publication, with most recent listed first. Information
on publications may be in error or incomplete. Titles may be followed by
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- Lyme in Mind: the Clement C. Moore Collection, by Amy Kurtz Lansing, Amanda Cathryne Burdan. 2009 - 63 pages.
"This catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition Lyme
in Mind: The Clement C. Moore Collection at the Florence Griswold Museum,
Old Lyme, Connecticut, July 18-October 18, 2009."
- The Road Less Traveled: Thomas Nason's Rural New England. by Amanda Cathryne Burdan. Florence Griswold Museum, 2009 -
- The Freedom Business: Connecticut Landscapes Through
the Eyes of Venture ... by Marilyn Nelson - 2006.
"This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition The
Freedom Business: Connecticut Landscapes Through the Eyes of Venture Smith
at the Florence...
- May Night: Willard Metcalf at Old Lyme * by Bruce W. Chambers, Willard
Leroy Metcalf, Amy Ellis, Emily M. Weeks, Florence Griswold Museum - 2005.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Florence Griswold Museum, May 1-Sept.
- The American Artist in Connecticut: The Legacy of
the Hartford Steam Boiler Collection *
by Jeffrey W. Andersen, Hildegard Cummings - 2002.
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition ... at the Florence Griswold
Museum from July 2, 2002 through June 22, 2003"--T.p. verso.
- Henry Ward Ranger and the Humanized Landscape * by Jack Becker, Lance Mayer,
Gay Myers - 1999. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Florence Griswold
Museum, Old Lyme, Conn., June 5-Sept. 5, 1999.
- Wilson Henry Irvine and the Poetry of Light by Harold Spencer - 1998 - 84 pages. Catalog of an exhibition
held at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut, June 6 - August
30, 1998. Wilson Henry Irvine and the Poetry
of Light; essay by Harold Spencer (7/14/09)
- Lines of Thought: American Works on Paper from a Private
Collection, by Charles M. Price - 1996 - 48 pages.
Catalog essay by Charles Price. Taking the
Road Not Taken: American Works on Paper from a Private Collection; essay
by Charles Price (7/23/08)
- Color, Light & Atmosphere: The Art of Charles
and Mary Roberts Ebert ... * by Charles Ebert, Mary Roberts Ebert, Florence Griswold Museum
- A Noble Tradition: American Painting from the National
Arts Club by Carol Lowrey - 1995 - 31 pages. Catalog
of an exhibition held at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut,
July 7-September 3, 1995. A Noble Tradition:
American Paintings from the National Arts Club; essay by Carol Lowrey (2/8/06)
- Faces of Change: The Art of Ivan Olinsky, 1878-1962
* by Hildegard
Cummings, Jeffrey W. Andersen - 1995 - 32 pages. Issued in connection with
an exhibition held at the William Benton Museum, Storrs, June 20-Aug. 22,
1995, and at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Sept. 8...
- Thomas W. Nason: New England Virtues Aged in Wood
by Charles Price -1993 - 61 pages. Catalog of
an exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum from Oct. 1, 1993 - Jan.
- A World Observed: The Art of Everett Longley Warner,
1877-1963 / by Helen K ... * by Helen K. Fusscas, Everett Longley Warner, Florence Griswold
Museum, Westmoreland Museum of Art, Bucknell University Center Gallery
- 1992 - 48 pages
- The Connecticut Shore: A Selection of Paintings from
the Kathleen & Arthur J ... *
Exhibition held at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old
Lyme, Conn., Aug. 15-Nov.1, 1992.
- The Lieutenant River by Susan
Hollingsworth Ely, Elizabeth Bull Plimpton - 1991 - 71 pages
- Three Artists of Pleasant Valley:
Robert Vonnoh, Oscar Fehrer, Eugene Higgins : June 1-July 28, 1991, Florence
Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut. Florence Griswold Museum, 1991
- 8 pages
- The Harmony of Nature: The Art of Frank Vincent DuMond
* by Jeffrey
W. Andersen, Charles B. Ferguson - 1990 - 32 pages
- Rudolf Scheffler (1884-1973) ** by Peter H. Falk - 1989 - 48 pages
- Harry L. Hoffman, 1871-1964: A World of Color ** by Jeffrey W. Andersen
- 1988. Exhibition held at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Conn.,
Sept. 1-Nov. 27, 1988.
- Childe Hassam in Connecticut by
Kathleen M. Burnside, Childe Hassam - 1987 - 32 pages. Catalog of an exhibition
held at the Greenwich Civic Center, Old Greenwich, Conn., and the Florence
Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Conn., 1987-1988.
- Harry Leslie Hoffman, 1871-1964.
by John L. Hoffman. Florence Griswold Museum, 1987
- Edward F. Rook, 1870-1960: American Impressionist, by Diane P. Fisher. Florence Griswold Museum, 1987 - 31 pages
- The Whites of Waterford: An American Landscape Tradition : an Exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut,
October 10-December 1, 1985. The Museum, 1985 - 2 pages
- The Lyme Historical Society Presents a Retrospective
Exhibition of the ... Lyme Historical Society,
Florence Griswold Museum - 1984 - 31 pages
- Bruce Crane (1857-1937): American Tonalist ** by Charles Teaze Clark,
Mary Muir -1984 - 31 pages. Retrospective exhibition held at the Florence
Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Conn., June 10-Sept. 9, 1984.
- Old Lyme, the American Barbizon by
Lyme Historical Society, Florence Griswold Museum - 1982 - 51 pages. "Published
on the occasion of an exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum, June
6-August 29, 1982"--T.p. verso.
- Clark G.Voorhees 1871-1933 ** by Barbara J. MacAdam - Art - 32 pages
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