The Museum of the American Revolution’s latest show highlights the storied Forten family of Philadelphia.
Current and coming: Berenice Abbott in New York
Berenice Abbott’s capture of New York City in transition is the subject of a current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Current and coming: Sargent’s Spanish sojourns
A survey of John Singer Sargent’s Iberian paintings is on view at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.
Current and coming: Helen LaFrance at the Speed
While not exceedingly well known, Kentucky native Helen LaFrance was one of the most gifted and prolific self-taught artists of the past century…
Current and coming: Maya gods at the Met
In an act of vandalism on par with the burning of the Library of Alexandria, during the sixteenth century Spanish conquistadors and priests destroyed the Maya codices, or the written sum of that civilization’s history and literature…
Current and coming: Making Icebergs at Olana
Olana—the historic estate of Hudson River school artist Frederic Edwin Church, with its faux-Persian mansion surrounded by a landscape devised by the painter as a living work of art—is hosting winter art exhibitions for the first time…
Current and coming: In Stitches at Colonial Williamsburg
Stitched in Time: American Needlework features some sixty examples of bed rugs, samplers, quilted petticoats, embroidered hand towels, crewelwork, mourning and commemorative needlework, and more.