• The Little Studio and Saint-Gaudens' home


    National Historic Site New Hampshire

Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Colony

The following links connect to the Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Colony curriculum. The first link is the introduction to the curriculum, detailing goals, curriculum outline, and study resources. The following links contain all classroom guides and activities for each unit. The last link is an appendix with a bibliography and glossary.

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Introduction: Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Colony (197 KB)

Unit 1: The Gilded Age (340 KB)

Unit 2: The Cornish Colony

Unit 3: Sculpture (2638 KB)

Appendix (31 KB)

Did You Know?

Dress rehearsal for the 1905 pageant,

In 1905, 85 members of the "Cornish Art Colony" staged an outdoor pageant at Augustus Saint-Gaudens' home in honor of his 20th year in Cornish, N.H. This play, "A Masque of 'Ours', the Gods and the Golden Bowl", sparked a nationwide interest in pageantry.