Morse Museum Expansion Recalls Grandeur of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Personal Estate


WINTER PARK, FL.- The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, the most comprehensive collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany materials in the world, will open a new 12,000-square-foot wing in February 2011. The addition will provide, for the first time, long-term public access to the recently restored Daffodil Terrace from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall. The new galleries will also feature approximately 250 art and architectural objects from or related to the long-lost estate. Highlights include prize-winning leaded-glass windows, iconic Tiffany Studios lamps, as well as art glass and custom furnishings. The new Laurelton Hall galleries will provide 6,000 square feet of additional public exhibition space and will deepen the Morse’s interpretations of Tiffany’s life and legacy. Laurelton Hall, every room and architectural detail designed and controlled by Tiffany, was destr