Exhibit: “America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century,” Boston Public Library

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street, Boston, United States

"America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century," at the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library, explores the dramatic westward expansion of the United States in the 19th century and the complexity of factors that shaped the country over the century. Homesteads to Modern Cities, 1862-1900, the second part of this two-part exhibit...

Exhibit: “Alexander Anderson’s America,” The Grolier Club

The Grolier Club 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States

This exhibit contains a selection of views by Alexander Anderson (1775-1870), America’s first wood engraver. He illustrated books in every category from children’s books to Bibles as well as diverse print media. His engravings appeared in such popular works as Thomson’s Seasons, Washington Irving’s Salmagundi, and Thomas Bewick’s A General History of Quadrupeds. The selection on view...

Exhibit: “Travels on Paper,” The Clark Art Institute

The Clark Art Institute 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA, United States

"Travels on Paper," at the Clark Art Institute, explores travel pictures—drawings, prints, and photographs—that capture the experience of being a traveler and image maker. With works drawn primarily from the nineteenth century, the exhibition provides a look at the power and influence of images long before the Instagram age. The exhibition includes forty-three works by...

Exhibit: “Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection,” Grolier Club

The Grolier Club 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States

“Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection” at the Grolier Club provides a first glimpse into the diversity and depth of the Lisa Unger Baskin’s collection of rare books, manuscripts, journals, ephemera, and artifacts on women’s history. In 2015, Baskin placed her collection of more than 10,000 with Duke University’s Sallie...

Exhibit: “Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes: Town & City Views, 1830-1870,” Bowdoin College of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art 9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME, United States

"Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes: Town & City Views, 1830-1870” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art explores the history of Maine town and city views published during the first fifty years of statehood through major lithographs and several related paintings. Click here for more information!

Exhibit: “Andrew Raftery: The Autobiography of a Garden,” Huntington Library

Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA, United States

AHPCS members who attended the 2019 annual meeting will remember visiting Andrew Raftery's home studio in Providence. The Huntington Library is exhibiting a series of twelve plates by Raftery that...

Exhibit: “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” Concord Museum

Concord Museum 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA, United States

Paul Revere (1734- 1818), the Revolutionary War patriot, was immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1860 poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” with the famous opening lines:  “Listen, my children, and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.”  But Revere was famous for so much more than his midnight ride. A new ground-breaking exhibition by...

Exhibit: “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” Worcester Art Museum

Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Drawing on the American Antiquarian Society's unparalleled collection of prints and books, the exhibition, Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere, will transform viewers' understanding of this iconic colonial patriot. This in-depth examination of Revere's many skills as a craftsman will help illustrate the entrepreneurial spirit of an early American artisan, who stood at the intersection of social, economic,...