Perfect Harmony: The Musical Art & Life of William Sidney Mount
PERFECT HARMONY: THE MUSICAL ART & LIFE OF WILLIAM SIDNEY MOUNT
May 25 – September 8, 2019
William Sidney Mount (1807-1868) formed an organic and everlasting bridge between his two chief passions in life: art and music. Perfect Harmony, re-explores the confluence of Mount’s music and art through nearly 25 oil paintings, pencil drawings, musical instruments, and related objects.
This exhibition has been organized by the Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, New York.
Sponsored in part by The Clark Foundation, The Tianaderrah Foundation, Mr. Tom Morgan and Ms. Erna J. Morgan McReynolds, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mahon.
Live musical performances each Saturday in July and August • 1:00–2:00pm
Scriven Gallery (second floor)
Enjoy live music inside Fenimore Art Museum’s Scriven Gallery, surrounded by the paintings of Perfect Harmony: The Musical Art and Life of William Sidney Mount. Hear songs written or collected by Mount performed on the fiddle by B.J. Baker in this unique, immersive experience. Learn about the music that was popular during Mount’s lifetime and its influences. Discover the different music and dance styles of the period such as cotillion, jig, and waltz. (Included with you paid museum admission.)