Fenimore Art Museum
The history of American art is replete with images of a great variety of
women from all backgrounds: First Ladies, savvy business owners, urban
sophisticates, and hardworking farm wives.
These images are distinct from mainstream European portraiture of the upper
class and aristocracy. The rise of the United States’ middle class created a
Upstate New York is home to a wide variety of art museums all within a couple of hours drive from each other. As you plan your visit upstate, please consider visiting the following museums:
The Fenimore Art Museum's new traveling exhibition goes to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 24, 2010 - Jan. 9, 2011)