Picturesque and Sublime: Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance
The Thomas Cole National Historic Site Announces the Exhibition “Picturesque and Sublime: Thomas Cole’s Trans-Atlantic Inheritance” – Created in Collaboration with the Yale Center for British Art and Members of the Yale History of Art Department Opening on May 1 as Part of the 200th Anniversary Celebration of Cole’s Arrival in America, the Exhibition Will Complement the Thomas Cole Exhibition now on View at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Picturesque and Sublime: Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance
May 1 - November...
2018 | Bicentennial Anniversary
Thomas Cole’s Arrival in America from England in 1818
Bicentennial Celebrations at The Thomas Cole Site Will Kick Off with a Lecture Series Presented in Partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University
We are thrilled to announce the 200th year anniversary of Thomas Cole’s arrival in America. Thomas Cole (1801-1848) emigrated from Northern England in 1818 with his family at the age of 17. Cole went on to found America’s first major art movement, the Hudson River School of landscape painting,...
Thomas Cole Site Announces Essay Contest for Publication
Judges Include Leading Scholars & Curators and Land Conservationists
We are excited to announce that the Thomas Cole National Historic Site is now accepting submissions for the first Essay on American Scenery Essay Contest. Many are familiar with Thomas Cole’s majestic landscape paintings, but the artist was also a prolific writer and published author. We invite audiences to draw inspiration from Cole’s Essay on American Scenery, 1836, and share their own views on how the American landscape is changing...