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American Moderns Exhibit at Reynolda House

Reynolda House Museum of American Art opens “American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell” Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, May 4.

Credit: Joseph Stella (American, born Italy, 1877-1946). The Virgin, 1926. Oil on canvas, 39 11/16 x 38 3/4 in. (100.8 x 98.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Adolph Lewisohn, 28.207.Reynolda House is one of the nation’s premier American art museums, with masterpieces by Mary Cassatt, Frederic Church, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe and Gilbert Stuart among its permanent collection.

The “American Moderns” exhibition features work by the most well-known artists from 1910-1960 including Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Grandma Moses, Joseph Stella (pictured left with credits below), Elie Nadelman and Norman Rockwell. The 53 paintings and four sculptures in the exhibition range widely in subject matter and style. 

“American Moderns” is organized in interpretive groupings by themes such as the city, the body, landscape, still life, and Americana, all of which explore the myriad ways in which American artists engaged with modernity.

As an added bonus, Reynolda House is also presenting a complementary exhibition, "Reynolda Moderns," showcasing some of the museum's permanent collections from the same artists during the same time period. Reynolda House is one of only two venues in the Southeast to host the "American Moderns" exhibition. “Reynolda Moderns” is on display until Sunday, June 1 and features an online component available at reynoldahouse.org.

Admission is $14/adults. Students, children and members of the museum are admitted free.  Group tours of eight or more adults scheduled in advance receive a discounted admission rate of $12 per person. To schedule a group tour please contact Kathleen Hutton, Director of Education, at 336.758.5394.

“American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell” has been organized by the Brooklyn Museum.

 

Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
888.663.1149

Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays

For more information, please visit reynoldahouse.org or call 888.663.1149.

Turn your Stay into a Getaway

Experience the rich history and old world charm of the Graylyn Inn & Conference Center. 

Your package includes:
- Overnight accommodations for two
- Two adult admissions to Reynolda House Museum of American Art (admission to the Museum is free for students and children).
- Butler tour of Graylyn
- Welcome gift
- Dinner for two on the day of arrival
- Breakfast for two
 

Cost: $319 (plus tax) per couple.
To book the Living and Learning Vacation Getaway call 800.472.9596 or to learn more click here. You can find more Reynolda House vacation getaways at their site here

 

 

Image Credits
-Credit: Joseph Stella (American, born Italy, 1877-1946). The Virgin, 1926. Oil on canvas, 39 11/16 x 38 3/4 in. (100.8 x 98.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Adolph Lewisohn, 28.207.
-Credit: Stanton Macdonald-Wright (American, 1890-1973). Synchromy No. 3, 1917. Oil on canvas, 39 x 38 in. (99.0 x 96.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal, 1992.11.24.