Winslow Homer and Women’s Bathing Practices

Saturday, August 17

10:30 a.m.

Exhibition Related Programs

Elizabeth Block, Senior Editor at The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents a closer look at Homer’s paintings within the context of women’s bathing, dress, and hair practices of the early 1870s and as an extension of the artist’s early magazine illustrations. Offered in collaboration with Historic New England. Following the lecture, enjoy the waterfront Coolidge Point grounds. Light refreshments provided. This program is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869 – 1880.

$15 CAM/HNE Member; $20 nonmember. Advance tickets required; reserve online at Eventbrite or call (978)522-5540 for more information.


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