On The Road
Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal (Phase One)

New York State Museum
September 16, 2017 - October 20, 2019
The first phase exhibit celebrating the construction of the Erie Canal at the New York State Museum's features two works from the Museum's collection; Grocery Store on the Erie Canal, 1881 by D. Maitland Armstrong (1836-1918) and Edward P. Buyck's (1888-1960) Clinton’s Brigade at Canajoharie, circa 1929.

A horse stands in front of an open front 19th Century grocery store while a woman sorts goods inside.
American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

Philadelphia Museum of Art
February 16, 2017 - June 14, 2017
Part of the Arkell Hall Foundation Collection, the George Inness (1825-1894) The River Bank, watercolor, graphite, and gouache on paper is currently on loan at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition "American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent."

Rainwashed river bank in spring


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