The Redwood’s Executive Director, Benedict Leca will present an introductory overview before the screening. Understanding Paul Cézanne’s significance is vital to appreciating modern and contemporary art. The film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked, and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least-known of all the Impressionists. The World is An Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne, edited by Benedict Leca will be available for sale.
Keep an eye out for the Winter issue of Antiques and Fine Arts Magazine. Inside this lovely publication is an article written by architectural historian John Tschirch titled "A Classic Revisited: The Redwood Library in Newport, Rhode Island".
To celebrate our upcoming holiday weekend, and in order to reflect on the meaning and cost of American independence, we have chosen to feature some stanzas from “A Poem, on the Fourth of July, 1798” by John Miller Russell.
Patriots and Loyalists had a tense and violent relationship in the years leading up to the Revolution. Did you know that fifteen men were banished from Newport in July of 1776 for being loyal to the crown? Click here to read more!
Practical Lawn Tennis, published originally in 1893, provides a guide on the basics of the sport for any skill level; with helpful time-lapse photographs, diagrams and tips from the author, a registered doctor. While some of this advice may seem odd to the modern player, this book is a valuable resource in tennis history and game play. Click here to read more.
Picture books are a relatively new addition to children's literacy education. Click the link to read more about the importance of picture books in developing early reading skills, and see some beautiful examples of a primer from 1940.
The American Civil War was one of the bloodiest and most hotly contested conflicts of our country’s history. Perhaps that is why, over 150 years later, we are still fascinated and humbled by the actions of our fellow countrymen.The photographs taken during the war are not only emotionally charged and sometimes unsettling, but also provide us with valuable information about the daily life of military men and civilians.Click to see more.