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Charles Guerin.  Photo: Hyde Collection
Charles Guerin. Photo: Hyde Collection

Hyde Collection celebrates 50th anniversary, new director

The Hyde Collection art museum in Glens Falls is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and also welcomed its new director. Charles Guerin is the former leader of two major university art museums and former commissioner of Wyoming State Parks and cultural resources. He succeeds David Setford, who stepped down from the Hyde earlier this year to take a new job in Florida.

Todd Moe spoke with Charles Guerin about his passion for the role of art and museums in the community. Guerin, a printmaker and artist himself, says he's eager to work closely with local organizations, schools, colleges and businesses to promote the Hyde as a community resource. He says the way museums work within a community has changed in the past decade.  Go to full article

Book art created especially for kids

The Hyde Collection art museum in Glens Falls has kicked off an exhibit of art created especially for children. Also on display are illustrated children's books. Todd Moe talks with associate curator Jayne Stokes about "Draw Me a Story," which includes children's book illustrations from more than 40 artists.  Go to full article
David Setford
David Setford

Hyde celebrates the art of Andrew Wyeth

The Hyde Collection art museum in Glens Falls celebrates American artist Andrew Wyeth this summer. Wyeth passed away in January, 2009, and the exhibit will unravel some of the myths about the legendary artist, and offer an evaluation of his contribution to art of the 20th century. The exhibit was organized by the Hyde's executive director David Setford and deputy director Erin Coe. Todd Moe spoke with Setford about Wyeth and his art, including the Hyde's own work by Wyeth purchased by the museum's founder in 1937.  Go to full article
Degas' "Dancer with Red Stockings"
Degas' "Dancer with Red Stockings"

Preview: "Degas and Music" in Glens Falls

The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls unveiled an art-world first this month. The exhibition, Degas and Music, focuses on the French Impressionist's fascination with music. Todd Moe talks with Hyde Collection curator Erin Coe about the show. The 35 paintings and other works will remain on display into October.  Go to full article

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