The Civil War and American Art

At the Amon Carter

The Amon Carter offers an ongoing array of programs for its visitors, from lectures by visiting artists and scholars to extended education opportunities, family events, children’s programs, and a book club.

Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Support for these programs provided in part by the Excellence in Education Campaign.

Thursday, May 15, 2014


Eleanor Jones Harvey, Senior Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum

In discussing the Amon Carter’s painting by Conrad Wise Chapman, The Fifty-ninth Virginia Infantry—Wise's Brigade (1867), Smithsonian Senior Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey examines the role of American art and artists during the Civil War.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email to register.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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