Welcome to the Visual Arts and Museum Affairs Blog! Join us as we delve into the rich collection of paintings, furniture, historic items, and decorative arts that call the Whittemore House home.
This summer, our two VAMA interns will be developing blog posts about items in the WNDC collection to share with the public. Stay tuned!
Pieter Casteels III, “Floral Still Life I and II”
These two floral paintings represent two of the oldest pieces in the collection at the Woman’s National Democratic Club. Painted in oil, the pair portray large bouquets of roses, tulips,
Eleanor Roosevelt: The WNDC’s First Democratic Lady
Previous Next Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most influential women of the 20th century. Her work with the Woman’s National Democratic Club (WNDC) was exceptional and she upholds an
“War is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things” Poster
“War is Not Healthy For Children And Other Living Things” is a poster created in response to the outcry of the Vietnam War. But this is no ordinary anti-war poster.
Photograph of Florence “Daisy” Harriman
There is a great reason why the Woman’s National Democratic Club has a photograph of Florence Harriman. Florence Harriman was more than a New York City socialite, she fully devoted