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The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

was established in 1957 by the Blauvelt-Demarest Foundation,
a legacy of the late Hiram Blauvelt, philanthropist, conservationist
and collector. Through the contribution of his private wildlife art and big game collections, he hoped to promote the cultural value of wildlife art and the need for the conservation of its subjects.


Wildlife Art and Antique Taxidermy at Blauvelt Art Museum

The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum Presents
Diana Höhlig,
Marijane Singer

As a wildlife artist, Diana has spent crucial time in the field observing animals and birds in their habitat paying close attention to the fine details of nature. In recent years, Diana has contributed illustrations for ornithological associations and international publications like the New European Breeding Bird Atlas. As an ornithologist and artist, Diana has made birds the main focus in her works. To learn more about Diana and her residency at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Click Here.


Blair Butler Bellis

Blair Butler Bellis of Vero Beach, FL passed away peacefully at her home on August 13, 2019. Born in 1926 in Chicago, IL to Martha Hamm Butler and Rush C. Butler, Jr.,

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Permanent Collection

Website design by Michelle W. Nix for Scott and Nix, Inc.
Programming by Thomas V. Fondano.

The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum is funded by the Blauvelt-Demarest Foundation, and is a member of the
New Jersey Association of Museums, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, and the American Associations of Museums.