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Climbing Mountains

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL

Climbing Mountains

Unexpected and nearly invisible histories sometimes unite objects in the Birmingham Museum of Art’s collections. For two American artists, painting and mountain climbing were connected pursuits. Georgia Engelhard and Elaine Hamilton cultivated careers in alpine trekking even as they also worked as professional artists. For these women, painting a few decades apart in the mid-twentieth century, this connection is not only coincidence; it can also be read as a metaphor. Both women not only

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