Farms Afield

Farms Afield: The Met and MoMA

Friday, June 23

 

 

Join us for a summer day in the Big Apple! From Craftsman Farms, we’ll travel by chartered bus to The Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for exclusive tours made available only to our members!

 

 

We’ll first visit MoMA for a tour of the exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, led by co-curator Jennifer Gray. Marking Wright’s 150th birthday, this exciting exhibition includes over 400 works and asks new questions about his complex and multifaceted career by unpacking key objects from his archive, including architectural drawings, models, building fragments, print media, furniture, tableware, textiles, and more.

 

Van Briggle Pottery, Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of ArtSelection of vases by the Van Briggle Pottery Company in the Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection. Mezzanine of the Charles Engelhard Court, American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

Then we’ll head uptown to The Met for a tour of the Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of American Ceramics—newly and beautifully installed on the mezzanine of the American Wing—with Adrienne Spinozzi, whose research on the collection will be the basis for the upcoming publication. The Ellison Collection is quite comprehensive and results in a stunning visual progression of ceramic making in America from 1876 to 1956.

 

 

Members $165

Advance registration required. Purchase your tickets online or call 973.540.0311.

Farms Afield is a Member exclusive. Space is limited.

Meet at Craftsman Farms at 9:00 a.m. Travel by chartered bus to New York City. Return to Craftsman Farms at approximately 5:30 p.m. Fee includes two private tours, lunch at the Metropolitan Museum’s cafeteria and time to explore both museums on your own.


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