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- 036: The Hermitage Museum Unveils The Visual Arts School in Norfolk
036: The Hermitage Museum Unveils The Visual Arts School in Norfolk
In our latest episode, we had the pleasure of exploring the transformative and inspiring journey of the Visual Arts School at the Hermitage Museum. Featuring guests Carrie Spencer, Jen Duncan, Ashley Maggard, and hosted by Erin Lindstrom, the podcast episode shed light on the history, renovations, and future plans for the Hermitage Museum's visual arts space.
The episode highlighted the rich history of the Hermitage, which began as a summer home for William and Florence Sloane. The discussion also delved into the major renovation of the museum, transforming neglected spaces into state-of-the-art studios and classrooms.
- Insight into the Hermitage's history and its founders' vision for art education and appreciation.
- The significant renovation efforts focusing on creating a modern and inspiring space while preserving the building's historical aspects.
- The impact of the capital campaign and successful fundraising efforts that have exceeded expectations, empowering the museum to offer enhanced accessibility and expanded educational programs.
The podcast guests also shared upcoming events, classes, workshops, and more.
We invite you to listen to the full episode to learn more about the incredible transformation of the Visual Arts School and the Hermitage Museum's dedication to fostering creativity, education, and community engagement.