Past Exhibitions

Dressing Up
Children's Fashions 1720-1920

November 20, 1996–March 23, 1997

"Dressing Up: Children's Fashions 1720-1920" illustrated the developments in children's clothing from the early eighteenth century through the...

Alfred Stieglitz and Early Modern Photography

September 14–December 29, 1996

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), photographer, editor and gallery owner, was the key figure in America's acceptance of photography as a serious form of...

Beyond the Screen
Chinese Furniture of the 16th and 17th Centuries

May 18, 1996–December 1, 2017

Chinese furniture reached a pinnacle of fine design and workmanship during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the later part of the Ming period...

American Traditions
Art of the People

February 1, 1996–February 1, 2002

Of the United States, Walt Whitman wrote, "Here is not merely a nation, but a teeming nation of nations."