Massachusetts Site Associated with Artist Winslow Homer Opens This Summer
The Homer House in Belmont celebrates Homer’s early life and career
“If Winslow Homer’s studio in Maine represents the grand finale of his life and art, the 1853 Homer House in
Unlike the artist’s
The first season’s tours of the Homer House will feature an exhibit, Winslow Homer’s Croquet Summer, which explores the series of croquet images created by Winslow Homer in Belmont just after the Civil War. Visitors will learn the story behind these early works in the setting that inspired them: the Homer House’s front lawn. A turn at croquet on this same lawn is included in admission
Tours will be offered on the hour at
The Belmont Woman’s Club, a nonprofit organization founded in 1920, has maintained the Homer House since 1927, when it saved the property from demolition. Visit www.belmontwomansclub.org, or call 617-484-4892 for information.
SOURCE Belmont Woman’s Club