This exhibition explores the artistic portrayal of women in the United States over the last three centuries. Featuring outstanding portraits in all media from the Museum’s permanent collection and several important loans, it examines the myriad ways that artists have represented women in the history of American art
This exhibition highlights two exceptional artist-botanists, watercolorist Kate Furbish (1834–1931) and photographer Edwin Hale Lincoln (1848–1938).
"Let's Get Lost," a site-specific drawing by linn meyers will be complemented by an interactive sound installation, "Listening Glass" created by Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles in partnership with meyers. The projects include visual and acoustic components that can be activated through audience participation.
This exhibition examines the geometry and design of ancient art and the efforts by artists to represent depth and movement by influencing the vantage point of the viewer.
"A Handheld History" allows viewers to experience the intimacy and poignancy of portrait medals spanning nearly five centuries and to consider the lessons they have to impart to contemporary audiences.