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Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810–74), Departure of the Caravan at Sunrise, after 1837. Oil paint and glazes over ink, graphite, and watercolor on wove paper mounted to paperboard. Perry Collection of Native American Arts, 2020-12.

Wednesday, March 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Join us for a close look at an exciting recent acquisition to Shelburne Museum’s collection—Departure of the Caravan at Sunrise by Alfred Jacob Miller. Shelburne Museum Associate Curator Katie Wood Kirchhoff with Miller scholar Lisa Strong, Director of the Art and Museum Studies M.A. Program and Professor of the Practice at Georgetown University take a close look at the painting and discuss the artist’s larger role in the history of American art. Strong is author of Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller (2008).