Media in category "Collections of the Hispanic Society of America" The following 15 files are in this category, out of 15 total. Paintings, books, and other works from the collection of The Hispanic Society of America. Museum Tour « Collection Highlights & Essays « The Hispanic Society Sculptural Program The Hispanic Society Sculptural Program. The Museum and Library constitute the most extensive collection of Hispanic art and literature outside of Spain and Latin America. The Hispanic Society holds the most important collection of Hispanic art outside of our borders. 48 Objects. The Hispanic Society of America was founded in 1904 by the art and scholar Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955), where he built up his important collection of Spanish art, with works by important artists such as El Greco, Francisco de Zurbarán, José de Ribera, Alonso Cano, Diego Velázquez, Marià Fortuny, Ramón Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, Isidre Nonell o Ignacio Zuloaga. 01.JPG 900 × 1,896; 1.1 MB 1, 2020 – Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 • See new visiting protocols, including requirements for face masks and social distancing.Advance timed tickets recommended. With more than 18,000 works of art that spans from the Paleolithic Age to the 20th century, an extraordinary research library with more than 250,000 manuscripts and … From the outset Huntington envisioned Audubon Terrace as an Academic Acropolis accessible without charge to the public. We welcome all visitors at any time. Museum Tour « Collection Highlights & Essays Collection Highlights. Archer Huntington’s fascination with Spanish culture started at the age of twelve; by fourteen he had begun to study the Spanish language; and by nineteen he revealed his aspiration to found a “Spanish Museum.” Hispano-Islamic Arts and Judaica. Arte iberica, battente, 1500 ca. Paintings, Spain & Portugal Sunday, Mar. The Hispanic Society was founded by Archer M. Huntington (1870–1955), the only son of Collis P. Huntington, the vastly wealthy railroad baron. A Collection in Context: The Hispanic Society of America Produced by the Media Center for Art History at Columbia University.