National Museum of American Illustration
United States (Newport, RI)
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The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) was founded in 1998 by Judy Goffman Cutler and Laurence S. Cutler, to house their art collection primarily from the 'Golden Age of American Illustration' yet the museum exhibits American illustration from all periods, styles and kinds. The Museum venue is Vernon Court (1898), an interpretation of an 18th century French chateau from the 'Gilded Age of Architecture,' designed by Carrére & Hastings. Architects for many notable landmark buildings such as the NY Public Library, the US Senate and House Office Buildings, Lord Duveen's New York Galleries, the Estee Lauder family's Neue Gallery, The Flagler Museum, and The Frick Collection. The three-acre grounds were inspired by Henry VIII's gardens created for his ill-fated Queen, Anne Boleyn at Hampton Court Palace. The adjacent three acres known as Stonearce were designed by the first American landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. This property has been restored into The Frederick Law Olmsted Park.
Top artists in the collection:

Maxfield ParrishAmerican, 1870-19662 artworks
William James GlackensAmerican, 1870-1938 (Ashcan)1 artworks

The Athenaeum has no exhibitions on record for this museum. Exhibition records can be added for this museum here.