On Saturday, August 15, the Kemper Art Museum hosted a live online conversation about the importance of international travel and exchange to American art in the Gilded Age. Nicole Williams, honorary guest scholar and postdoctoral teaching fellow (2019–2020) in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, was joined by Angela Miller, professor in the Department of Art History & Archaeology, for this discussion on American art of the late nineteenth century and how its modern, multicultural spirit also announced the country’s emerging status as a global power.
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About the Teaching Gallery
The Teaching Gallery is an exhibition space within the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum that is dedicated to exhibiting works from the Museum’s collection with direct connections to Washington University courses. Teaching Gallery exhibitions are intended to serve as parallel classrooms and can be used to supplement courses through object-based inquiry, research, and learning.