Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads

Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads

June 3-October 15

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma

253.272.4258 | tacomaartmuseum.org

Through a selection of paintings, sketches, and archival materials, come explore the impact that the railroad commissions had on Hill’s work. Find out how her romanticized views of uninhabited wilderness helped the railroads to shape public opinions about the West and western expansion.