"The New Art Gallery"

Title

"The New Art Gallery"
Illustrated catalogue of the art gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky., August 28-October 23, 1886, pg. 21

Description

The great expositions of the 19th century were spectacles that displayed the nation's industrial, technical, and cultural accomplishments in the decades following the Civil War. Massive galleries dedicated to art provided unprecendented opportunities for American artists to exhibit their work the hundreds of thousands of visitors. Thum exhibited work at the Southern Exposition held in Louisville from 1883-1887. It helped launch her career and she developed a lasting friendship with expo's curator Charles Kurtz, an influencer in New York. Following the exposition Thum actively exhibited her work throughout the country.

-1893, Columbia's Exposition in Chicago
-1886 and 1889, National Academy of Design in New York City
-1897, Nashville, Centennial Exposition
-1898, Trans-Mississippi International Exposition
-1905, St. Louis World's Fair

Creator

Southern Exposition

Source

Filson Library Collection

Date

1885

Rights

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Format

Type

Still image

Identifier

Rare Pamphlet 907.4 S727i

Files

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Citation

Southern Exposition, “"The New Art Gallery",” The Filson Historical Society , accessed April 11, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/991.