Historic High Country / Rome

Ellen Axson Wilson Art Exhibition

Dates : 7/1/14 - 11/15/14
Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum
24 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Rome, GA 30161

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  • Ellen Axson Wilson

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  • Artist: Robert Vonnoh (Courtesy of the President Woodrow Wilson House, a National Trust Historic Site, Washington, D.C.)

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  • Ellen Axson Wilson

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  • Artist: Ellen Axson Wilson (Courtesy of the President Woodrow Wilson House, a National Trust Historic Site, Washington, D.C.)

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Celebrate the life and art of Ellen Axson Wilson with a special exhibition at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. The exhibition serves as the centerpiece for a series of events, and will feature over 20 of her impressionist paintings on loan from the Woodrow Wilson House, a National Trust Historic Site in Washington, D.C., and the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Va.  

Wilson was born in 1860 in Savannah, Ga., grew up in Rome, Ga., and went on to become the First Lady of Princeton University, the First Lady of New Jersey, and the First Lady of the United States. She was the beloved first wife of 28th U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. The Ellen Axson Wilson Homecoming, 100 years after her death, will include lectures, memorials and study, all paying tribute to the famous Roman who was scheduled to return to her hometown the Fall after her death in August, 1914.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10

    Children 5 & up FREE

    Seniors (55+) $8

    Students $5

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Arts & Culture, History & Heritage

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