Glens Falls, NY (August 21, 2020) — Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, has announced that the Hyde Collection is a winner of a coveted Travelers’ Choice (formerly Certificate of Excellence) award. Travelers’ Choice winners are calculated based on reviews and opinions collected on Tripadvisor over the last year, taking into account both the quantity and quality of reviews. Such awards are given only to those attractions that land among the top 10 percent of all listings worldwide.
“Being named a Travelers’ Choice winner is a great honor for the Hyde Team,” says Norman Dascher, CEO of the Hyde Collection, “We pride ourselves on offering unparalleled customer service, and this award shows that our guests both recognize and appreciate that. To be named among the likes of other world-renowned art museums is quite an achievement for a small collection in Glens Falls, NY.”
Tripadvisor lists the Hyde Collection as #1 of 19 things to do in Glens Falls, and after 210 reviews, the museum has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. It has been called a “hidden gem,” “precious collection” and “quaint collection” by reviewers, who are consistently surprised by the quality of the inconspicuous museum’s art.
“I love historic houses and find them the perfect venue for displaying world class art,” one woman wrote in a review. “That’s what the Hyde Museum is. I’m so glad we stopped there for several hours on an upstate New York road trip.”
To see what former guests have to say about the Hyde, search “The Hyde Collection” on tripadvisor.com.
Currently on display at The Hyde is Images of the People: Russian Lacquer Painting and J. S. Wooley, Adirondack Photographer. The Museum is now open Friday-Sunday, by appointment only and follows all of the guidelines and protocols from NY Forward and Warren County.
What is The Hyde?
The Hyde Collection is one of the Northeast’s exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European, American, Modern, and Contemporary art. Its permanent collection of more than 5,000 works spans centuries and consists of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts. The core collection, amassed by Museum founders Louis and Charlotte Hyde, includes works by such European masters as Sandro Botticelli, Domenikos Theotokopoulos (El Greco), Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Americans Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whistler. The Museum’s collection of Modern and Contemporary art features works by Josef Albers, Dorothy Dehner, Sam Gilliam, Adolph Gottlieb, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, George McNeil, Robert Motherwell, Ben Nicholson, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bridget Riley. The Hyde Collection presents changing exhibitions in its five galleries, as well as lectures, cultural events, family activities, and school programming in its modern museum complex and historic house at 161 Warren St., Glens Falls.
Photo: J. S. Wooley (American 1867-1930), Guide Boats, Southern View from Sabbath Day Point, Lake George, ca. 1909