- Please note that the Gallery is closed as we install a new exhibition. The Florence Griswold House and Jennifer Angus installation remains open. Look for "Nothing More American" to open September 28.
An American Place: The Art Colony at Old Lyme
During the first two decades of the 20th century, the village of Old Lyme, Connecticut was the setting for one of the largest and most significant art colonies in America.Find Out More
September 28, 2019 - May 24, 2020
Nothing More American: Immigration, Sanctuary, and Community An Exhibition by Matthew Leifheit
This exhibition envisions presenting Matthew Leifheit’s photos in conjunction with traditional paintings of the Old Lyme church and similar meetinghouses drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, with selected loans. The title, Nothing More American, comes from artist Lorado Taft’s description of Hassam’s painting Church at Old Lyme as “nothing more American on all the continent,” a sentiment that resonates both with the historic image of the church and with the relationship of immigration to the American dream.Find out more