Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Founded in 1930, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts houses an impressive art collection comprising of mainly American and European art. Specifically, the museum holds nine collections: American Paintings and Sculpture, American Works on Paper, Regional Art of the Southeast, Old Master Prints, Self-Taught and Folk Art, Historical American Art Glass, American Studio Art Glass, Historical Porcelain, Art of Africa. Artists represented here include Edward Hopper, Winslow Homer, Albrecht Durer, Rembrandt, and Dale Chihuly. The current museum building was constructed in 1988 and was expanded in 2006. The museum also has a gallery called ARTWORKS, which features interactive exhibits for children to learn how to make art.
Backstory and Context
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