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A Day at the Beach

May 25, 2018 - October 21, 2018

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Drawn from the Gibbes collection, this exhibition features images of ocean side relaxation and fun.

From the serene to the comical, the works on view offer insight into American leisure in the twentieth century.

<i>Palm Beach</i>, ca. 1918, By Jane Peterson (American, 1876—1965); Watercolor and ink on paper; 26 1/2 x 33 inches; Gift of Mr. Thomas Bennett; 2000.014

Palm Beach, ca. 1918, By Jane Peterson (American, 1876—1965); Watercolor and ink on paper; 26 1/2 x 33 inches; Gift of Mr. Thomas Bennett; 2000.014

<i>The Ocean</i>, 1928, By Mabel Dwight (American, 1876—1955); Lithograph on paper; 11 1/2 x 16 inches; Museum purchase with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts Living Artist Fund; 1977.010.0028

The Ocean, 1928, By Mabel Dwight (American, 1876—1955); Lithograph on paper; 11 1/2 x 16 inches; Museum purchase with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts Living Artist Fund; 1977.010.0028

<i>On the Beach</i>, before 1930, By Martha Walter (American, 1875—1976); Oil on academy board; 20 1/8 x 25 1/4 inches; Gift of Anna Heyward Taylor; 1955.008.0002

On the Beach, before 1930, By Martha Walter (American, 1875—1976); Oil on academy board; 20 1/8 x 25 1/4 inches; Gift of Anna Heyward Taylor; 1955.008.0002

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