Saturday, September 23, 2023 - Saturday, September 07, 2024

“Brushstrokes from the Heart: Women of Art in Hempstead County” Exhibit

Meeting Place: 1874 Courthouse Visitor Center

In the nineteenth century, several local residents had a wonderful talent for painting and went on to become famous nationwide for their work. In this exhibit, some of the work of different artists from Washington and Hempstead County in the late nineteenth century and up to the present will be on display.  Artwork of local residents Jenny Delony Rice, Mary Carrigan, Effie Anderson Smith, Carrie Carruth, Helen Bittick, and Ann Bittick will be some of the works on display. Open daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.