On Exhibit in the WHRC
Explore GFWC Headquarters, a unique nineteenth century townhome filled with rich architectural details and fine examples of American fine and decorative arts.
At left: Drawing room at 1734 N Street NW in Washington, D.C. Click on image to view full size.
Reflecting GFWC’s commitment to promoting American art, the collections include works by such artists as Lilla Cabot Perry, Sydney Laurence, Alson Clark, and Garnet Jex.
At left: Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Winter (ca. 1920) by Walter E. Baum. Click on image to view full size.
Noble and Beautiful Things GFWC’s Traveling Art Galleries showcases the vivid color woodcuts of Helen Hyde and Gustave Baumann, prominent American artists of the early twentieth century.
At left: Spring Day (1917) by Gustave Baumann
The Woman’s Club Gallery features David Robinson’s iconic watercolor, surrounded by the faces of hundreds of clubwomen in panoramic photographs of GFWC meetings from the 1910s through the 1940s, during the heyday of the professional Cirkut panoramic camera.
Below: General Federation of Women's Clubs with President Hoover, Washington, D.C., January 8, 1930. Click on image to view full size.