Charles N. Houseman (b. 1950), Chautauqua for Peter, 3/20/1985; oil on canvas, Overall: 30 x 49 13/16 in. (76.2 x 126.5 cm) Frame: 32 x 51 1/2 in. (81.3 x 130.8 cm); Gift of the Artist, 1986
Charles Burchfield's love of nature is reflected throughout the museum, including the museum's reception area where keen-eyed visitors will spot ceiling lights arranged as the constellation Orion emerging from a cloud, one of Burchfield's favorite constellations.