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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Picturing America!

The Hyannis Public Library is proud to present Picturing America an education initiative that helps teach American history and culture through the arts. The library now has on display 40 reproductions of art by American painters, sculptors, fiber artists, photographers, and architects. Graciously presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and is distributed in collaboration with the American Library Association.

Childe Hassam, Allies Day, May 1917, 1917
Childe Hassam (American 1859-1935), Allies Day, May 1917, 1917. Oil on canvas, 36 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. (92.7 x 76.8 cm.) Gift of Ethelyn McKinney in memory of her brother, Glenn Ford McKinney. Image courtesy of the Board of trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.

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