Gallery Programs

Upcoming Programs

3 in 30: Mount Vernon as an Antebellum Icon

Tue, Sep 8, 11 – 11:30 am & Thu, Sep 10, 6:30 – 7 pm | Meet at Visitor Services Desk
Explore the complicated meanings of George Washington’s famous plantation home in the decade prior to the American Civil War. Assistant Curator of American Art, Christopher C. Oliver uses two paintings of the site by Eastman Johnson, generously on loan from Mount Vernon, along with VMFA’s iconic Washington as a Farmer by Junius Brutus Stearns to complement his talk.

Free, no tickets required