(Photos Courtesy of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg will open “Painters and Paintings in the Early American South,” the first exhibition of its kind, on Saturday.
The new exhibit includes early American art from the region through portraits, landscapes, seascapes and other artworks covering the Atlantic coast from Maryland to the upper coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
“Nothing like this has been done before, having all these wonderful examples in one place at the same time,” Carolyn Weekley, Colonial Williamsburg’s Juli Grainger Curator, said in a news release. “Most importantly, the exhibition will illustrate the