Located in Roslyn Harbor, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art is a wonderful cultural resource for people. It sits on around one hundred and forty five acres of land. It can be termed as one of the finest suburban art museums. Steel baron Henry Clay Frick once owned this grand and notable monument. It attracts thousands of people from across the world in order to peruse the wide array of collections gathered here. Indeed, it is a storehouse of different collections of fine art and exhibitions.
Garden and Exhibitions of Nassau County Museum of Art
The sculpture garden at once mesmerizes you as you enter the museum. You should also walk through the garden created by Marian Coffin around 1925. The permanent collection includes more than six hundred works of the nineteenth as well as twentieth century. These exquisite artworks are part of European and American artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and Edouard Vuillard.
Some other renowned works are on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Hence, these are known as ‘ever-changing exhibitions’.
Miniature Museum at Nassau County Museum of Art
Tee Ridder exclusively creates the miniature museum at Nassau County. This miniature museum is a reproduction of eighteenth century harpsichord. One such example of this miniature art is depiction of a lady’s writing desk that contains a secret compartment. Done up in oil paints, this is an exquisite piece of art by Tee Ridder. She even created Venetian glass and English porcelain pieces that were inspired from her travels to England and Italy. The African Safari inspired from mineral specimens is also outstanding. Besides, there are kitchen miniature wares, game room and drawing room items too. This miniature museum provides hours of pleasure to its visitors. This museum can be termed as point of ‘creative satisfaction’.