Art Bites Gallery Talk

Thursday, May 30, 2024, 12:15 – 12:45pm EDT
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Free | Meet in G Street Lobby
Event Location
In-person | Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Gallery Talks & Tours
Part of series
Please note this gallery talk was originally scheduled for May 31.

Join SAAM’s research fellows for this lunchtime series of gallery talks as they share new discoveries about artworks on view. Learn the stories behind these objects and how each one tells us about an ever-changing culture in the United States. Natalie E. Wright, George Gurney Predoctoral Fellow, discusses Andrew ClemensUntitled (The Mary Heye Bottle).   

Image/credit: Andrew Clemens, Untitled (The Mary Heye Bottle), 1883, naturally colored rock sand in pharmacy bottle, 8 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (21.6 × 7.0 cm) diam., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift from the estate of Mary Brashier, granddaughter of Mary Heye, 2021.69