A Salute To Italy
Italy – a country known for its artists, inventors
and architectural masterpieces – comes
to life in this unique
exhibit dedicated to
the rich history of
this timeless country. From a diverse
collection of paintings from the school of
“Old Masters” of the
15th and 16th centuries, to old world antiques
capturing the artistic spirit of generations
of captivating Italian culture, this exhibit is
an educational journey through Italy – no passport required.
Antiques and paintings on loan from the
collection of Dr. Richard H. and Mrs. Julia Rush.
A Tribute to Andrea Palladio
Experience the creativity and legacy of famed 16th century architect, Andrea Palladio
– considered one of the most influential architects in Western History – in this dramatic
exhibit of one of his most famous works, Villa
Cornaro. Purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Rush in
1969, the Villa was lovingly restored over a
20-year period. Today, Villa Cornaro remains
one of the most copied pieces of architecture in
the world. more...
Sponsored by Dr. Richard H. and Mrs. Julia Rush.
The Sanders Porcelain Exhibit
of Eastern art
through a rich
100 pieces of Chinese and Japanese porcelain
dating from as early as the 18th century
Chinese Qing dynasty. For centuries revered
and coveted for its beauty and value, Chinese
and Japanese porcelain offer a snapshot
and testament to the cultural and global
impact of these two nations on art and trade
throughout the 18th–20th centuries. more...
Generously donated by The George & Mary Jo