Opening Day – Grand Canyon Grandeur

June 6, 2017 is the opening day of the exhibition Grand Canyon Grandeur, which will be on display through December 31, 2017.

  • Gunnar M. Widforss, "Grand Canyon," 1924, watercolor; On loan from The A.P. Hays Collection.

This exhibition, on loan from The A.P. Hays Collection, includes more than 50 striking and historically important portrayals of one of the world’s most revered natural wonders. Oil paintings, watercolors and prints dating from the 1850s to the 1930s capture the ecological, sociological and visual diversity of the Grand Canyon, while showcasing a range of artistic styles such as naturalism, impressionism, and abstraction. Thomas Moran, Eanger Irving Couse, Gustave Baumann and Gunnar Widforss are among the celebrated artists included in this exhibition.