Fern Coppedge: New Discoveries
On view through April 18, 2021
James A. Michener Art Museum
This exhibition highlights the Michener’s recent acquisition of four winter landscapes by Pennsylvania Impressionist Fern Coppedge (1883-1951). Additionally, the public will get an in-depth look at the private life of the artist with the recent digitization of Coppedge’s scrapbooks from the Museum’s Library and Archives.
“We’re thrilled to add these vibrant paintings by Coppedge to our permanent collection and excited to share the new information we’ve uncovered about these works with visitors,” remarks Laura Turner Igoe, Ph.D., Curator of American Art at the Michener Art Museum.
To see this exhibition, visitors must purchase timed tickets in advance and follow all Museum guidelines for a safe visit: https://www.michenerartmuseum.org/alert/
Image: Fern I. Coppedge (1883-1951), Winter Landscape, n.d. Oil on canvas. 18 x 20 inches. Gift of David and Nancy Barclay.