A two-part exhibition engaging in multigenerational perspectives, launching an expanded narrative around land and art that challenges and strongly recenters women in the canon of American landscape art.
The unveiling of newly restored artwork by Sarah Cole (1805-1857) in the collection of the Thomas Cole National Historic Site.
Image: Thomas Cole, Sketch of Sarah Cole (detail), c. 1840. Albany Institute of History & Art.
New installations in the Main House on two historic women that lived and labored here: Maria Bartow Cole (1813-1884) and a Black woman identified in the 1840 census as free and part of the household alongside Maria and Thomas Cole (1801-1848).