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Gallery Talks
In-Depth: “Green River Cliffs, Wyoming” by Thomas Moran

November 6, 7, 13, 14 at 1:00
(30 minutes)
West Building Rotunda
Nathalie Ryan

In Honor of Native American Heritage Month

One of the first painters to show the grandeur of the American West, Thomas Moran captured the imagination of the American public and helped bring about America’s first national park, Yellowstone. The gallery talk details Moran’s first trip to the western United States and the landscapes that inspired his career, while also considering other perspectives on Americans Indians, subjects in his work.

Thomas Moran, Green River Cliffs, Wyoming, 1881, oil on canvas, Gift of the Milligan and Thomson Families, 2011.2.1

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