Fine and Regional Art

Fine 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.

Decorative Art

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.

Historic Photographs

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.