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Gibson House

The East and West parlors now display two distinct time periods and styles, welcoming visitors into the world of the Gibson family, as it would have been during the 1880s. The dining room, the original 1850s farmhouse, shows what the Gibson family inhabited at the start of their pioneering journey.

The West Parlor highlights the heavily ornamented Renaissance and Rococo Revival furniture as well as Victorian women’s wear that would have been worn by Mrs. Gibson as she entertained her guests. The East Parlor now has furniture of the Eastlake furniture style and items representative of the start of Arts and Crafts movement in America.

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Current Exhibition

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March 16, 2022 - June 24, 2022

Side by Side: Historic and Contemporary Ceramics

From earthenware to porcelain, the exhibition Side-by-Side: Historic and Contemporary Ceramics invites visitors to look at items from the Historical Collection through the lens of contemporary artists as they draw inspiration and reframe history through their work.

Artists Include: Ray Gonzales, Zen Du, William Peterson, Shenny Cruces, Sandy Whetstone, Linda S. Fitz Gibbon, Michelle P. Kern, Ianna Nova Frisby

Gibson House

512 Gibson Road

Woodland, CA  95695

 

Exhibition Open Hours

Thursdays, 2:30pm to 5pm

Face covering recommended, but not required.

Interview with the Curator- Fashion Forward: Women’s Wear and Social Reform

To mark the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, the Yolo County Historical Collection presents a look at turn-of-the-twentieth-century women’s fashion. The importance of the “dressed body” is not only personal, it is socially and culturally significant. While the garments of the Fashion Forward exhibition show a linear trajectory of style from the 1880s … Continued

Exhibition Receptions for Tomorrow Have Been Postponed

In light of the current recommendations from Yolo County Health and Human Services regarding large community events we will be postponing the Women Eco Artists Dialog: The Legacy of Jo Hansen and the Fashion Forward exhibition receptions scheduled for tomorrow, March 12, 5:30-8pm. We will be working closely with exhibition partners, Women Eco Artists Dialog and … Continued

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