Recent News

  • 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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  • Chesterwood Featured in Vogue

    Chesterwood Featured in Vogue

    Chesterwood is featured in the September issue of Vogue. Story by Colm Tóibín and photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Visit Vogue online or pick-up a copy of Vogue today!

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  • Now Hiring

    Now Hiring

    Admissions/Museum Shop Associate: Part-time position available, including some weekends through October 8, 2012. Customer service and retail experience a plus. Competitive hourly wages. EOE.

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  • Volunteer

    Volunteer

    Chesterwood always benefits from the support and assistance of volunteers! Thank you for your help.

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  • VIDEO: Home Movies (c 1925)

    VIDEO: Home Movies (c 1925)

    This six and half minute video encapsulates home movie footage taken of Daniel Chester French around 1925. Footage locales include Chesterwood, Laurel Hill, and various homes of nearby friends. Copyright of Chesterwood – a National Trust Historic Site (2012)

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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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  • Ways to Give

    Ways to Give

    Become a member or donate to Chesterwood. Receive the new Annie Leibovitz book “Pilgrimage” which features Daniel Chester French and Chesterwood with any contribution of $350 or more. Offer expires December 31, 2011 or while supplies last.

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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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  • The Reinterpretation of Daniel Chester French’s Studio

    The Reinterpretation of Daniel Chester French’s Studio

    Dana E. Pilson is an independent curatorial researcher who was hired to review, interpret and digitize photographic images of Daniel Chester French’s Studio in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

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  • VIDEO: Conversation with Leonda Froehlich Finke, CSC 2011 Guest Sculptor

    VIDEO: Conversation with Leonda Froehlich Finke, CSC 2011 Guest Sculptor

    Leonda Froehlich Finke lives and works in Roslyn, NY. Largely self-taught, she has been creating sculpture for more than 50 years. This conversation, conducted by Donna Hassler, Director of Chesterwood, was held on the piazza of the studio at Chesterwood during the summer of 2011.

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