Art Bites Gallery Talk

Friday, May 31, 2024, 12:15 – 12:45pm EDT
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Cost
Please note this gallery talk will now be on Thursday, May 30.
Free | Meet in G Street Lobby
 
Event Location
In-person | Smithsonian American Art Museum
Categories
  • Gallery Talks & Tours
Part of series
Please note this gallery talk will now be on Thursday, May 30.

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