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Historic restoration at Thomas Cole site

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring St., Catskill, reopens this month with a new immersive installation that combines technology and historic restoration.
Visitors will enter the rooms and “participate” in the events that took place there. Through hidden audio and moving-graphics presentations, visitors hear the thoughts of Thomas Cole (1801-1848) in the parlors of his 1815 home, where America’s first major art movement, the Hudson River School of painting, was founded.
The restoration has transformed the first floor of Cole’s home to his original design, including elaborately painted borders designed and painted by Cole himself. They had been hidden for more than a century under layers of modern paint.
For more information, call 943-7465 or visit http://thomascole.org/.

Gloria Mazure

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