FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2019
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Press Contact: Rebecca Dawson, Director of Communications
860.443.2545 x2112 / [email protected]
STUNNING NEW TIFFANY LAMP ARRIVES AT LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM
New London – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to announce a new addition to its permanent Louis Comfort Tiffany in New London exhibition. Periodically, the exhibit will be refreshed with new and welcomed objects. This week, a stunning Tiffany Studios Apple Blossom Table Lamp (ca. 1900-1906) arrived at the Lyman Allyn, on loan from the New York Historical Society. This lamp resembles a miniature apple tree in bloom with a canopy of leaves and springtime blossoms sitting atop a bronze tree trunk base. It will be on view in the Tiffany in New London exhibit for just over one year.
October 2018 marked the opening of Lyman Allyn’s new Gilded Age permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and works of American artist and designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany. With items both from the museum’s collection and on loan, the exhibit includes nearly 100 pieces of decorative arts and fine art objects including a range of windows, lamps, paintings, period photographs, furniture, metalworks, glass samples and finished Favrile glass vessels, as well as jewelry and adornments.
Tours of the exhibition are available for groups, and may be scheduled by contacting the Education Department at 860.443.2545, ext. 2110. Museum admission is always free for New London residents. Adults are $12, seniors $9, students $5, and children under 12 are free.
For more information or images, please contact Rebecca Dawson at 860.443.2545 ext.2112 or at [email protected]
About the Lyman Allyn Art Museum
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum welcomes visitors from New London, southeastern Connecticut and all over the world. Established in 1926 by a gift from Harriet Allyn in memory of her seafaring father, the Museum opened the doors of its beautiful neo-classical building surrounded by 12 acres of green space in 1932. Today it presents a number of changing exhibitions each year and houses a fascinating collection of over 17,000 objects from ancient times to the present; artworks from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, with particularly strong collections of American paintings, decorative arts and Victorian toys and doll houses.
The museum is located at 625 Williams Street, New London, Connecticut, exit 83 off I-95. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sundays 1:00 – 5:00 pm; closed Mondays and major holidays. For more information call 860.443.2545, ext. 2129 or visit us on Facebook or the web at: www.lymanallyn.org.