- Image The Great Adirondack Pass, Painted on the Spot, 1837, Charles Cromwell Ingham
- Image Untitled: Ausable River, 1869, Samuel Colman
- Image Autumn Morning, Racquette Lake, 1872, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait
- Image Rustic Chairs, made by Ernest Stowe ca. 1910, Photograph by Richard Walker
- Image Rustic Wall Clock with Shelf, made by Ernest Stowe, ca. 1910, Photograph by Richard Walker
- Image Upper Ausable Pond, 1890, Seneca Ray Stoddard
- Image William West Durant at Camp Pine Knot, 1890, By Seneca Ray Stoddard
- Image View from Mt. Marcy Looking East, 1908, By Norman Stewart Foote
- Image Sorting Logs, Franklin Co. NY, 1901
Fine and Regional Art
The museum owns works by more than 145 painters including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, Winslow Homer, A.F. Tait, and Rockwell Kent. The collection also includes several thousand drawings, sketches and sketchbooks, historic prints, and sculpture.
This extensive collection includes works by rustic builders such as Seth Pierce, Ernest Stowe, and Joseph Bryere, as well as rustic picture frames, lamps, racks, and clocks. The traditional and folk arts collection features Benny Arnold miniatures, folk paintings, fungus art, hand painted signs, models, woodcarvings, baskets and fiber arts.
The historic photograph collections documents nearly 150 years of work, life, and recreation in the Adirondacks. The photograph collection includes works by Seneca Ray Stoddard, Edward Bierstadt, Alfred Stieglitz, Margaret Bourke-White, Eliot Porter, and many other professional and amateur photographers.