Terra Foundation-supported Events

Collection Loan: American Cosmos: The Influence of Alexander von Humboldt on American Art and Culture

The exhibition Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture explores the relationship between art and culture and America’s emerging identity, grounded in an appreciation of nature. From the Terra Foundation Collection, Gallery of the Louvre, by Samuel F. B. Morse is exhibited alongside more than 100 paintings, sculptures, maps, and artifacts. Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the exhibition is on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (8th and F Streets, NW), March 20, 2020–August 16, 2020.

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Samuel F. B. Morse, Gallery of the Louvre, 1831‒1833, oil on canvas, 73 3/4 x 108 in. (187.3 x 274.3 cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.51