Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Personal Library

Glimpse inside Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal library as Tori Duggan, Research Collections and Services Associate, shares some of the artist’s favorite subjects and books from her collection at her Ghost Ranch and Abiquiú homes. This lecture was recorded on October 7, 2020 as part of the Breakfast with O’Keeffe series. Take a closer look Read a Read more….

The Stieglitz Collection at Fisk University

In November of 1949, Georgia O’Keeffe gifted 101 works of art to Fisk University from her husband, Alfred Stieglitz’s art collection. Join Jamaal B. Sheats, MFA, Director and Curator of The Fisk University Galleries and Cody Hartley, Director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, for a discussion exploring the Stieglitz Collection at Fisk University and how Read more….

From the Bookroom: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Forerunner

Coming to Georgia O’Keeffe and Charlotte Perkins Gilman I was familiar with the writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman because of a women’s literature class I took in college. We read Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”, and though I have never been much of a fiction reader, the feminist narrative connected with my own growing feminist thoughts. I Read more….

Family Activity: Sketch Your Collection

Georgia O’Keeffe collected many things; rocks, shells, bones, feathers, books & more. She went on lots of adventures and always picked up natural souvenirs that appealed to her, and would often arrange found objects throughout her home. These items were a source of joy and inspiration to her, as can be seen in the artworks Read more….

This is Not O’Keeffe Country

The term “O’Keeffe Country” has been used to describe the area of northern New Mexico where Georgia O’Keeffe lived and painted, however, her presence was only a part of the larger human story that unfolded in this area over thousands of years. This panel discussion moderated by writer Dr. Alicia Inez Guzmán, discusses why the Read more….

A Collection of Bones

Among the artifacts preserved by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is the collection of animal bones O’Keeffe used as inspiration for many of her works. This talk will present the zooarchaeological results of a project of Museum Fellow Victoria Monagle, including a detailed overview and photos of which species and bone elements were identified within the Read more….

Cultural Landscape Study of O’Keeffe’s Abiquiú Property

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s Cultural Landscapes 2019 Fellow Katherine Boles gives a summary of her research into the cultural landscape of O’Keeffe’s Abiquiú property.  Archival research, on-site documentation, and information from the Museum’s staff provide new insights into the physical history of the site.  This research is the first part of a cultural landscape study Read more….