A photograph of Eleanor Harvey

Eleanor Jones Harvey

Senior Curator (19th-Century Art)

Eleanor Jones Harvey is a senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Her research interests include 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century American art, notably landscape painting, southwestern abstraction and Texas art. See full staff bio.


The Civil War and American Art

November 16, 2012 — April 27, 2013

Smithsonian American Art Museum (8th and F Streets, NW)

The Civil War and American Art examines how America’s artists represented the impact of the Civil War and its aftermath. Winslow Homer, Eastman Johnson, Frederic Church, and Sanford Gifford—four of America’s finest artists of the era—anchor the exhibition.