About the Bucks County Artist Database

This database contains 1923 pages of information and 1611 images relating to 439 artists, past and present, from the rich artistic tradition of New Hope and Bucks County. This resource is provided by the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA.

Michener Art Museum

In 1988 the James A. Michener Art Museum opened as an independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum now includes a world-class collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings and special exhibitions showcasing a wide range of historical and contemporary work that attracts annually more than 135,000 visitors from around the world. The Michener hosts a wide range of programs open to the public and art classes for all ages.

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History of BCAD

The Bucks County Database was first launched in 1996 in conjunction with the exhibition Creative Bucks County: A Celebration of Art and Artists. The idea behind the database originates from the Michener Art Museum’s mission to celebrate the region’s rich cultural and artistic history in all art forms, living and historic. Since its inception, it has become a major resource for researchers around the world. It is a living database that continues to expand with the growth of the region. Presently it has over 500 artists represented and keeps growing.

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