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libertybond_140x100Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World WarAug. 2-Nov. 3, 2014

Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War

Aug. 2-Nov. 3, 2014

Library, West Hall

In commemoration of the start of World War I in the summer of 1914, this centennial exhibition in the Library’s West Hall illustrates how a global war was waged not just by soldiers on battlefields and politicians in offices, but by civilian populations of men, women, and children on the home fronts of combatant nations including Canada, England, France, and the United States.

homer_indianscanoes_140x100.pngHighlights of American Drawings and Watercolors from The Huntington’s Art CollectionsJuly 19, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015

Highlights of American Drawings and Watercolors from The Huntington’s Art Collections

July 19, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015

Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art, Susan and Stephen Chandler Wing

Thirty rarely seen masterworks from The Huntington’s significant collection of American drawings and watercolors are on view during this six-month-long exhibition. The installation highlights drawings by John Singer Sargent and Grant Wood, pastels by Mary Cassatt and Edwin Austin Abbey, and watercolors by Winslow Homer and Charles Burchfield. Some works will be rotated with others by the same artists in October 2014 for conservation reasons.

About The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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