Historic Waco Foundation and Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Library & Museum
November 2, 2013 - January 25, 2014
The mission of the non-profit Historic Waco Foundation is to collect, maintain, preserve, publish and interpret the heritage and history of Waco, McLennan County and Texas. HWF owns and operates four historic house museums: Earle-Napier-Kinnard House, Fort House, East Terrace, and the McCulloch House. These house museums date from 1858 to 1884. In addition to maintaining the four historic house museums, Historic Waco Foundation also produces a biannual journal, “Waco Heritage & History," Christmas on the Brazos, and various special exhibits.
Waco is also home to the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum. This magnificent building was erected in 1967 by the Scottish Rite Masons of Texas. It offers three floors of exhibits on Freemasonry in Europe, North America and Texas. Many aspects of American, Texas and local history are also highlighted inside the building.
Oshkosh Public Museum
February 7 - May 11, 2014
For more than 80 years, the Oshkosh Public Museum has been entrusted with the documentation, preservation, care, management and exhibition of artifacts, photographs, film and archival materials representing all aspects of Oshkosh’s people and heritage. The Museum’s archives hold an extensive collection of more than 47,000 historic photographs and 1,078 linear feet of archival records in remarkable condition. The Museum collections encompass approximately 75,000 objects that relate to the community’s past and the broader context of national history. The Oshkosh Public Museum is the second-oldest public museum in the state of Wisconsin and is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
July 17 - October 12, 2014
Home of the Bill (‘35) & Irma Runyon Art Collections, the Forsyth Galleries house one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of English Cameo Glass, works by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Steuben Glass Works, and Mount Washington Glass Company. The Forsyth Galleries of Texas A&M University is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to stimulating public awareness and disseminating knowledge of the arts. We accomplish this by collecting, exhibiting, preserving and interpreting works of art to enrich educational, cultural and artistic communities regionally, nationally, and internationally. This effort is in support of the educational goals of the University, embracing its values of academic excellence, social justice and freedom of inquiry.
Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Utica, New York
October 25, 2014 - January 4, 2015
The Museum of Art traces its origins to a bequest by the Williams and Proctor families of American and European paintings, and decorative arts. A renowned art collection, fascinating exhibitions, and education programs for all ages are presented in a landmark 1960 International-style building designed by Philip Johnson and in historic Fountain Elms, a superbly restored 1850 Italianate mansion The art collection features more than 25,000 American 20th and 21th-century paintings, drawings, sculptures, 19th-century decorative arts, photographs, European paintings, and European and Asian works on paper. Touring exhibitions feature selections from major collections worldwide. Fountain Elms has been restored as a showcase for the finest in Victorian-era decorative arts. Galleries offer changing exhibitions of nineteenth-century furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, textiles, and the renowned Proctor watch collection.