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Virtual Tour: Margaret Armstrong's Botanical Watercolors at the Met Museum

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 6:00 PM | online | open to the public | by donation | registration required


A virtual tour focused on botanical watercolors from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Curators discuss Margaret Armstrong's life and work, highlighting her Field Book of Western Wildflowers, the role of women in the decorative arts at the turn of the 20th century, and the influence of her artistic family on her career. Originally presented on June 19, 2020.

The presenters are

Mindell Dubansky
Museum Librarian, Preservation

Constance McPhee
Curator, Drawings and Prints

Holly Phillips
Associate Manager, Collection Development and Special Collections
Thomas J. Watson Library

For more about the Library's exhibition The Book Beautiful: Margaret Armstrong & Her Bindings, visit the main exhibition page.