The Westervelt Warner Museum of American Art houses one of the world’s finest collections of paintings, sculptures, furniture, and decorative arts. The halls of the museum are filled with works of prominent American artist such as Thomas Cole, Duncan Phyfe, Paul Revere, Andrew Wyeth, John Singer Sargeant, Winslow Homer, James McNeill Whistler and Mary Cassatt. Over 400 pieces of artwork weave together a story of young America that is compelling, relevant and unforgettable-what a beautiful way to experience art and celebrate America!
What other Museums are saying…
“It is one of the truly great private collections of American fine and decorative arts anywhere in the country…(with) fine examples by all the American Masters.” Elizabeth Brown, Director, Smithsonian Museum of American Art
“You can see almost the entire history of American Art from the late 18th to the beginning of the 20th century, in masterpieces.” Tim Armstrong, Director Emeritius, Whitney Museum of American Art
Jonathan “Jack” Westervelt Warner is one of the premiere collectors of American Art in the world today. As the third generation CEO of his family company, Gulf States Paper Corporation, Jack began the collection in the 1950’s with his first Audubon prints. Over 400 masterpieces in paintings, furniture, sculptures and decorative arts from the late 1700’s to the early 1900’s attest to his discerning eye for quality. A veteran of WWII and an expert horseman, Jack’s collection expresses his passion for life and his passion for America.
What the people are saying…
“Jack was one of the first to collect American paintings with the same kind of dedication which is now shown by other collectors… a pioneer as a time when not that many collectors were buying American Art.” Eric Widing, Senior Vice President, Christie’s