A Nation at a Crossroads: The United State in Thomas Moran's Autumn Afternoon, The Wissahickon

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Moran’s Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon pictures 19th-century America at its most bucolic and pastoral.It was painted, however, amidst a conflict that threatened to tear the young country apart.Examine Moran’s landscape as an allegory of contested national identity.Booking essential.

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