The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art

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Upcoming Exhibitions

  • The Domes of the Yosemite

    Opens February 13, 2018

    The largest existing painting by American artist Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902) will be exhibited at the Morse through a special loan of the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in Vermont. Bierstadt, a German-American artist, was lauded for grandiose landscape paintings, particularly those that captured the newly accessible American West. His work represented the maturation of the great American landscape tradition, and this painting of the Yosemite Valley is considered his crowning achievement. The painting will be installed at the Morse in the winter following conservation in Miami and will be on view through early July. Charles Hosmer Morse, the industrialist and philanthropist for whom the Morse is named, is a native of St. Johnsbury. The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation made a significant contribution toward the Athenaeum’s Domes Project. Learn more>>