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Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

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Spectacular MCM house and artist studio

This home of two artists is a Midcentury masterpiece. The studio is a wonderful, light-drenched... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
ChrisA861
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Hillsdale, New York
A Hiiden Art Treasure by Interesting Artists

The house and gardens are definitely off the beaten path and not many people come to visit/. We... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
psr707070
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Michigan City, Indiana
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Hourly guided tours-last tour 3pm. Must see Modernists' paradise, enjoy art, architecture, gardens & lifestyle on 46 acres in the heart of Lenox. Group tours of 12 or more until October 31 w/advance reservations.
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92 Hawthorne St, Lenox, MA 01240-2403
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This home of two artists is a Midcentury masterpiece. The studio is a wonderful, light-drenched space. When we visited on a beautiful summer day, the ground were ezquisite.

Thank ChrisA861
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The house and gardens are definitely off the beaten path and not many people come to visit/. We appreciated the architecture and paintings by abstract artists George Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, Their art collection included works by Picasso, Matisse, Leger, Miro and Braque. Leger was...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was tiiiiiite! Went with my buddy's, the walk up to the house is a beautiful pathway through the trees over marble bridges. When you get in the house, you can see it was owned by eccentrics. If you love ART, you will love this!

Thank AliciaH904
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wonderful tour guide, very knowledgable...interesting site.have been coming to the area for 30 years and didn't realize there was such a gem .

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We went on The 1st Tour of The Day & Week (Thursday at 1000am). We were the only 2 on the tour. Cookie was a great Tour Guide and the lady who gave us a tour of The Studio was also great (works at Naumkeag)....More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

What a wonderful place to visit on so many levels. The architecture, the frescos and paintings by abstract artists George Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, and the art collection, including works by Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Miro and Leger, are all amazing.. It's on 46 acres, mainly...More

1  Thank MS06
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The home itself is a well preserved historical home from the 1930s-40s. The furnishings, fixtures and artwork are remarkable. My favorite is a small Picasso postcard that is whimsical and autobiographical in the extreme regarding Picasso's relationship with his wife, one mistress and his daughter--this...More

1  Thank Mar M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This museum is not well known; but it is a real gem. Interesting story and interesting visuals. I was so happy I went to see it.

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AbstractArt36, Public Relations Manager at Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Whether you are interested in art and design, art history, architecture or lifestyle, our 46 acre estate right next to Tanglewood is discovered by more and more visitors to the Berkshires. Please come back!

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Our guide was impressively knowledgeable and covered a great deal of information while leading us through the house and finally studio. The architecture is unique, but is showing its age and has deteriorated. Most rooms are original to the owners' taste and belongings.More

Thank Margaret O
AbstractArt36, Owner at Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for appreciating the architecture of this 75 year old modern house and studio. As you noted, continual restoration is ongoing. At present, the installation of the marble on the south veranda is in the final stages. The workers have been limited to working...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Talent, but not genius. Still, they gave it everything they had - and they had sufficient money to create this truly unique space. A glimpse into the elite American art milieu of the mid 20th century.

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The aforementioned question refers to assisting a disabled person who has a motorized scooter or a walker, to be clear. Thanks. Aimee
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Yes, we have accommodations for those who cannot climb stairs and have a wheelchair or walker. We access the different levels with a golf cart transport. It is ideal to call ahead to make sure enough staff are available.
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