Women Reframe American Landscape

May 4 – August 25, 2024

This exhibition explores the ways in which women have shaped American landscape art. A retrospective of the accomplished American landscape painter Susie Barstow (1836-1923) is presented along with contemporary works that expand and challenge contemporary conceptions of the term “landscape.”

Exhibition Highlights

Susie M. Barstow, The Ruins of Kenilworth Castle, ca. 1880, watercolor on paper, Barstow Family Trust Collection
Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Unhinged (Map), 2018, mixed media on canvas
Charlotte Buell Coman, Landscape, ca. 1900, oil on canvas

Women Reframe American Landscape is organized by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in association with the Woodson Art Museum and is made possible by the support of Warner Foundation. The exhibition is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Wyeth Foundation for American Art and Tavolozza Foundation with additional support from Jennifer Krieger and Eric Siegel, Rick and Candace Beinecke, Marshall Field V., and Allan E. Bulley. Women Reframe American Landscape is curated by Nancy Siegel, Kate Menconeri, and Amanda Malmstrom.

Thanks to the members, donors, grantors, and sponsors who support the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. Exhibitions and programs are supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts and other sponsors. Marketing is supported in part by City of Wausau Room Tax funds.



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