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Summer home, studio and gardens of America's foremost sculptor, Daniel Chester French, creator of the Minuteman and the Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial. Explore his studio, residence and gardens, including woodland walks, where there is a...more
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I visited the Lincoln memorial 11 years ago and I got impressed with the art! Once I moved to Mass I wanted to come to Chesterwood and see the complete artwork of Daniel Chester and get to know the friendship he had with Henry Bacon....More
I can’t say I ever thought much about Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial... but after touring his home and studio I have a much greater appreciation for his famous work. Plan to spend an hour or two, take the guided tour, walk...More
Had just been at Norman Rockwell museum and as this was close by decided to visit as well. Self guided exhibition was good but studio and residence was only accessible with tour. Unfortunately the guide was knowledgable but at times seemed rather muddled and repetitive,perhaps...More
Excellent museum. Total surprise. Wonderful artifacts. Magnificent home. Spectacular studio. The video was superb. Docents very knowledge. You can get lost in the bygone days and immerse your self in the past for a few hours.
We recently toured this museum. We learned so much. I strongly recommend it. We enjoyed learning about Daniel Chester's work as a sculpture, in particular the Lincoln memorial. We also loved touring his home. It is not often that an entire home with all it's...More
A very nice place to visit. See some beautiful sculptures. See the artist studio and living quarters. See the
grounds with scenic Berkshire mountain background. We used our NARM
reciprocal membership museum card