Creating Palazzo Inverso

Creating Palazzo Inverso

By D.B. Johnson, Author and Illustrator Creating Palazzo Inverso was a challenging, exhilarating, mind-crazy experience that began when I saw M.C. Escher’s lithograph, Cycle (1938). In it, Escher depicted a joyful boy rushing down the entry stairs of a beautifully...
Botero & The Currier Collection

Botero & The Currier Collection

By Tracey Carrier   The Currier Museum is so pleased to have the monumental sculpture Donna Seduta, 2001 (96 x/8 x 85 x 88 ½ in)  by Ferdinando Botero, on view in our Zachos Courtyard. Botero’s rounded and voluminous human forms inspire full and rich...
Getting to Know Musician Heather Maloney

Getting to Know Musician Heather Maloney

Musician Heather Maloney is an artist known for her powerful voice, poetic lyrics, and dynamic energy. Her unforgettable live performances have earned her the title of “Artist to Watch” by Spin Magazine. In our exclusive interview, Maloney discusses the places that...
A Home as Art

A Home as Art

By Dennie Dyer, Zimmerman House Docent   I often hear people commenting about a work of art – they love it, they’re challenged by it. But have you ever thought about your home as a piece of art? Of course, it would have to be beautiful, but what else would...
Deep Cuts: An Artist’s Perspective

Deep Cuts: An Artist’s Perspective

By James Chase, Artist and Art Educator   A couple of weeks ago at the Currier Museum of Art, I met an MFA student I am mentoring  so we could view Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting. Upon arrival, I sent a text to my student letting her know. Looking back, it...
Adult Coloring for Achieving Zen

Adult Coloring for Achieving Zen

By Corinne Breton   When I was in college studying fine art, I was told a tale about a group of people who my professors called the Sunday-Painters. The term was coined to describe a person who wakes up on a Sunday morning and paints with reckless abandon....