Hospitality Day at The Hyde Collection
Date(s) - 05/14/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
What: Hospitality event at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls
When: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday, May 14
Description: The Hyde Collection invites partners in the regional tourism industry to learn more about the region’s most significant cultural attraction. Join us for informal tours at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm of historic Hyde House and the Museum’s temporary exhibitions, and enjoy light fare in The Hyde’s Art Studio.
Don’t miss this opportunity to awe your guests with the hometown museum The Wall Street Journal said would “be an honorable addition to any city, small or large.” With works by artists including Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Andy Warhol, El Greco, Vincent van Gogh, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, among countless others, your guests will make a trip to The Hyde an annual tradition.
RSVP: Please RSVP for this free hospitality event by contacting Rhonda Triller at 518-792-1761, ext. 320, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facts about The Hyde Collection
- The Museum has earned TripAdvisor’s Award of Excellence for four years in a row.
- Masterpieces from its 4,000-work art collection have been loaned to twenty-two museums in fourteen states and fifteen museums in eight countries — including such prestigious institutions as the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the National Gallery of Art, Cincinnati Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
- The Hyde Collection Trust was founded in 1952 by Charlotte Pruyn Hyde, a Gilded Age collector who shared her art collection and home with the public, offering tours and art lessons. The Museum opened in 1963, after her death.
- The Hyde’s core collection, acquired by Mrs. Hyde and her husband, Louis, includes works by such artists as Sandro Botticelli, El Greco, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Georges Seurat, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, all three generations of della Robbia, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Pablo Picasso, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and American artists Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whistler. The Museum’s collection of Modern and Contemporary art features works by artists including Josef Albers, Dorothy Dehner, Sam Gilliam, Adolph Gottlieb, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, George McNeil, Robert Motherwell, Ben Nicholson, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bridget Riley.
- Throughout the years, the Museum has expanded considerably from the historic Hyde home and now includes a modern museum complex with an auditorium, classroom, five galleries, and state-of-the-art storage facility.
- The Hyde today offers ten major temporary exhibitions a year, including a few drawn from the permanent collection that has grown to 4,000 works; the year-round historic house exhibition; children’s programming; family activities; adult enrichment; school and group home tours; Here and Now program for those suffering from dementia; community networking events; and more.