Information about the project staff’s progress with increasing the accessibility of the Prendergast fine art and archives collection.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
We have just submitted our year one report to the Institute of Museum and Library Services indicating that we are right on track with our grant activities for the Prendergast Digitization Project.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Our professional photographers, Jim Gipe and Stephen Petegorsky, have just this moment photographed the last of the paintings in the museum’s Prendergast collection.
Monday, May 21, 2012
We have a new feature on the Prendergast section of our online collection database and that is the “Prendergast Subject Browser”. We hope that you enjoy exploring the museum’s Prendergast collection, and that it expands your understanding of the locations, themes, and landscape features that relate to the works.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Charles Prendergast was a successful framemaker, and the museum has in its collection 67 of his hand-carved frames. As part of our digitization project, we are treating these frames like the decorative art objects that they are.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Through the process of unframing the Prendergast works so that the project staff can photograph the versos, many interesting stamps, inscriptions, sketches, and even paintings have reemerged.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Since receiving a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in the summer of 2011, the Prendergast digitization team has made great progress.