From Seneca Falls to Philadelphia: Fourth of July 1876 and the Women of the Centennial
As part of the 2013 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, the Athenaeum collaborated with the Philadelphia Center for the Book to offer a book arts competition and exhibition. This exhibition combines select items from the Curry/Sherk Centennial Collection with the work of ten contemporary book artists, who responded to themes of women's suffrage and the women of the Centennial Exposition.
Exhibition Dates: April 1-May 18, 2013
Special Events: First Friday Reception. May 3, 5:00-7:00PM
Wrought: Robert Phillips-Sketches and Drawings
Exhibition Dates: June 7-August 9, 2013
Special Events: First Friday / Opening Reception. June 7, 5:00-7:00PM