In the intimate setting of the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum, visitors experience over ninety works of art spanning the Cyrus Dallin’s sixty-year career. Dallin’s art was inspired by classical forms, figures in Euro-American history, Indigenous peoples, and his family and friends. Works on exhibit include rare master plasters, original bronze casts, prototypes of public monuments and memorials, and coins, medals, and paintings. The Museum’s comprehensive exhibits ground Dallin’s unique body of work within the context of his commitment to artistic expression, education, and Indigenous rights.
Explore the Collection with our Virtual Tour
Enjoy a self-guided, room-by-room tour of the Dallin Museum from anywhere! Get up close to Dallin’s iconic Appeal to the Great Spirit and Paul Revere Monument. Experience fascinating stories behind the artwork, like the time Cyrus and Vittoria had tea with John Singer Sargent. Imagine you are a critic and compare Dallin’s portraits alongside historic photos of his subjects. Learn about Dallin’s work for Indigenous rights, his mentorship of a generation of Boston sculpture students, and much more! This tour can be viewed in 3D on all common desktop, personal, and mobile devices.
Virtual Tour Tips:
– To expand to full screen, tap/click on the arrows in the upper right corner.
– To start navigating, tap/click the walking icon at the bottom of the screen.
– To move around, tap/click on the circles on the floor. Then, tap and drag to view your location in all directions.
– To zoom in/out on a mobile device or track pad, drag two fingers outward/inward. With a mouse, use the scroll button.
To learn about what you are seeing, tap/click on the blue or orange matter tags.
The Museum’s archives consist of photographs, letters, exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other documents related to the life and work of Cyrus Dallin. These materials serve as an essential resource for scholars, genealogists, Arlington residents, and others interested in Dallin’s legacy.