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  • Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

    Chesterwood Announces Artist-in-Residence Casey Krawczyk

    Berkshire-based artist Casey Krawczyk will be in residence at Chesterwood through Oct. 9. She will be drawing and painting from visual inspirations found in legendary sculptor Daniel Chester French’s former studio. Visitors to Chesterwood will have the opportunity to meet the artist and observe her at work in the studio on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.

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  • “Why Old Places Matter” on July 1 with composer Eric Nathan, Tom Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and artist Judith Shea

    “Why Old Places Matter” on July 1 with composer Eric Nathan, Tom Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and artist Judith Shea

    WHY OLD PLACES MATTER AND HOW THEY INSPIRE CREATIVITY: A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH TOM MAYES, ERIC NATHAN AND JUDITH SHEA   What:  Chesterwood, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will host a panel discussion to discuss the importance of old places and their influence on diverse creative works. The artists and scholars on the panel are all winners of the prestigious Rome Prize, awarded to recognize excellence in the arts and humanities, and have been inspired by old places in […]

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  • “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

    “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015″ Opens May 23

    East meets west at Chesterwood this season in the innovative, site-specific sculpture exhibition “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”. The temporary installation, on view daily at Chesterwood through October 12, features new works by 24 members and alumni of Boston Sculptors Gallery, based in Boston’s South End.

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  • Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    NEWS RELEASE Highlights include “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”, artist-in-residence Roberley Bell’s “object a day” sculpture project, and “Chesterfest” new Americana music festival Stockbridge, Mass. (April 30, 2015) — Chesterwood, the former summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, announces its 2015 schedule of exhibitions, programs, and events. Chesterwood will open the first three weekends in May for one-hour guided tours only of the studio and residence at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., […]

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  • Sculptor Roberley Bell Selected as Chesterwood’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence

    Sculptor Roberley Bell Selected as Chesterwood’s 2015 Artist-in-Residence

    Chesterwood announces that sculptor Roberley Bell has been selected to be its 2015 artist-in-residence from May 1 through 31. Bell, whose residency is supported by a grant from the Lillian Heller Curator’s Award at Chesterwood, is best known for her sculptural and installation work that creates a dialogue between our interior and exterior worlds, as well as the natural realm and its synthetic likeness. Chesterwood will hold open studio hours with Bell on May 10, 17 and 24 from 2 […]

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  • Artist’s Retreat Chesterwood Completes an Artful Restoration

    Artist’s Retreat Chesterwood Completes an Artful Restoration

    Daniel Chester French’s studio has been restored. Learn more here!

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  • Blog Updates!

    Blog Updates!

    Researcher Dana Pilson is still hard at work in the Chesterwood Archives at Chapin Library at Williams College! Check out her blog for fun news about her research on Daniel Chester French, including her latest post on French’s daughter, Margaret.

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  • VIDEO: Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision

    VIDEO: Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision

    This video was produced to illustrate the life and accomplishments of Daniel Chester French, through it we hope to provide a primer on this remarkable individual which will provide better context of why he built and resided at Chesterwood, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, for half of the year.

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  • Chesterwood receives $250,000 Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund Grant

    Chesterwood receives $250,000 Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund Grant

    The Cultural Facilities Fund awarded Chesterwood Museum and Estate $250,000 to undertake a comprehensive restoration of the interior, exterior, and structural supports of Daniel Chester French’s Studio.

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  • A Conversation with Sculptors-in-Residence Kate Kaman and Joel Erland

    A Conversation with Sculptors-in-Residence Kate Kaman and Joel Erland

    September 30: A Conversation with Chesterwood’s Sculptors-in-Residence Kate Kaman and Joel Erland, Moderated by Sculptor Judith Shea at 5:30 p.m. on the Studio Piazza at Chesterwood. A reception with the artists will follow. Admission to the lecture is free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Anne Cathcart, 413.298.3579, ext. 25216; Anne_Cathcart@nthp.org.

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