Born into a family of wealth and privilege who objected to her aspirations of becoming a professional artist, Mary Cassatt defied the odds and is today recognized as one of America’s most significant masters of the late 19th and early 20th century. To learn more about her work and how this piece was created, visit jcsm.auburn.edu/collection-spotlight-mary-cassatt/... See MoreSee Less
Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926) Kneeling in an Arm Chair, 1903 Edition: ca. 50, numbered 2 in pencil Drypoint engraving Courtesy Pia Gallo Mary Cassatt was born into a family of wealth and privilege who objected to her aspirations of becoming a professional artist. In spite of this lack of fami...
As our county and state are both on the national stage this week, remember that your museum is a place where these reflections and timely discussions can also take place. JCSM has gallery resources in our current exhibition of Leo Twiggs and throughout the museum. ... See MoreSee Less
In the 11 months that followed the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, artist Leo Twiggs painted as a cathartic means of processing the event and responding to the what he described as “the state’s most humane moment.” The murders at Mother...
See your museum as a part of the sweetest village. Media: gingerbread, icing and gumdrops. ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know the largest Gingerbread Village in East Alabama is on display in The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center?
Be sure to visit the display of iconic campus buildings made out of gingerbread in the pre-function foyer before the start of the new year!