Events

Pop-up exhibit and tour of 19th-century needle arts

Jul 16, 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location:

Locust Grove Estate and Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

At the Locust Grove Estate, get a rare up-close look at 19th-century embroidered pictures from the Locust Grove and Locust Lawn collections, exploring changes in needle arts over three generations of the Hasbrouck and Young families.

The 1:30 pop-up exhibit and lecture at Locust Grove on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie will be followed by a 3:30 tour of the special exhibition Between the Lines: Innovation and Expression in Women’s Sewing Samplers at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, on view through September 3.

The lecture and tour will be conducted by Caroline Culp, PhD, a scholar of American art and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at Vassar College.
 

An off-white square of fabric embroidered with colored threads forming the alphabet, the maker's name, and assorted crown imagery.
Eleanor Hodgson (British), Sampler, 1749, silk embroidery on linen. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College. Gift of Tessa Bowman Smith, class of 1954, originally given by her father Wilfrid Venn Bowman, on her 19th birthday 2003.23.