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Caroline Clowes: How Poughkeepsie, the City of Schools, Nurtured An Artist 

December 18, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Locust Grove Estate. 2683 South Road. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Co-curators Bill Jeffway and Melodye Moore examine the people, institutions and events local to Poughkeepsie that aligned perfectly to the talent and ambition of a young Caroline Clowes.

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Drawn to Nature: The Sketches and Studies of Caroline Clowes

December 11, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Locust Grove Estate. 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Co-curator and Vassar College art historian Caroline Culp, Ph.D., looks at the usually unseen sketches and studies that Caroline Clowes executed as steps toward the finished paintings on display.

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Painting in a Challenging Landscape: Women Artists in the 19th Century

December 4, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Locust Grove Estate. 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Rob Doyle, DCHS President and longtime collector of paintings of the Hudson River School, puts the experience of Caroline Clowes in the context of other women seeking to be an artistic and commercial success in the 19th century.

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