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Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America

Presented by The Westmoreland Museum of American Art at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg PA

Oct 16 2022
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Feb 05 2023
Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America

John Kane (American, born Scotland, 1860–1934), Larimer Avenue Bridge, 1932, oil on canvas, Carnegie Museum of Art, gift of G. David Thompson.

This exhibition explores how, after World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender.

After World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender. At the center of this fundamental reevaluation of who could be an artist in America were John Kane, Horace Pippin, and Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses. The stories of these three artists not only intertwine with the major critical debates of their period but also prefigure the call for

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 19, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 21, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 22, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 27, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 28, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 29, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 2, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 3, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 4, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 6, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 11, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 12, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 18, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 19, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 25, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

52 Penn Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601

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