Preservation in Progress: Restoring Artists’ Home Studios on Long Island

Explore the unique challenges and strategies for preserving artists’ home studios with a special behind-the-scenes look at ongoing restoration projects.


THOMAS AND MARY NIMMO MORAN STUDIO

Photo Credits (left to right): Moran Studio 1950, archival photo courtesy of Thomas Moran Trust; Moran Studio window restoration, photo courtesy of Thomas Moran Trust; Moran Studio 2016, photo by SPLIA

Date & Time: Saturday, April 29, 12pm-3pm
Meeting Location: The Hedges Inn, 74 James Lane, East Hampton, NY
Reservations Required: $50 members, $60 non-members – lunch included

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Architectural historian Robert Hefner and Richard Barons of the Thomas Moran Trust and East Hampton Historical Society will discuss the restoration of the Moran Studio during lunch at the Hedges Inn. Afterwards, we’ll walk to the Moran Studio across Town Pond to tour the exciting work in progress, including the recently restored aesthetic movement windows.

Learn more about the Moran House Restoration.


ARTHUR DOVE AND HELEN TORR COTTAGE

Photo Credits (left to right): Dove-Torr Cottage 2017, Centerport NY, exterior and interior, photos by SPLIA; Image of January (1935), a painting by Helen Torr, courtesy of Hecksher Museum of Art

Date & Time: Saturday, May 13, 1pm-3:30pm
Meeting Location: SPLIA’s Headquarters, 161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Reservations Required: $25 members, $30 non-members

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Preservation specialist Joel Snodgrass and American art expert Anne Cohen DePietro will discuss their work for the Heckscher Museum of Art to restore a modest cottage where two modernist masters lived and painted in Centerport. Following the talk, participants are invited to tour the artists’ cottage, which is located about 15 minutes by car from SPLIA Headquarters.

Learn more about the Dove / Torr Cottage.