From Southern Shores to Northern Vales

Alabama Landscapes, 1819–1969

November 9, 2019, through January 26, 2020

On view in the Goldman, Richard, and Rushton Stakely Galleries and the Weil Graphic Arts Study Center


Concluding the Museum’s series of three exhibitions in celebration of Alabama’s Bicentennial of statehood, Alabama Landscapes provided a new perspective on Alabama’s landscape art and the artistry of those who pictured it. Paintings from the Museum as well as public and private collections illustrated the land we call Alabama from the Pioneer Era through the Antebellum and Reconstruction periods, the New South, and much of the twentieth century.

The show included important nineteenth-century oil paintings by visiting as well as resident artists as well as works by Alabamians Clara Weaver Parrish, Anne Goldthwaite, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and other twentieth-century artists.

Above: Photograph of the 2019–2020 installation of the exhibition at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.


Organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama.


This exhibition was made possible in part by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts in celebration of the bicentennial of the state of Alabama. Additional support was provided by River Bank and Trust.

This exhibition was part of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission signature event.

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