Winslow Homer, considered by many to be the greatest 19th Century American painter, is best known for his paintings of rural life and landscapes, especially those of the sea. However, before he created these iconic scenes, he worked as a “special artist” for Harper’s Weekly, capturing the experiences of soldiers during the Civil War.
2015 Grant Cycle
Due to the FY 15 state budget deficit of approximately $329M, the FY15 Grant Cycle for Civil War Memorials is suspended indefinitely.
Commission agendas and minutes may be found by accessing the archived notice of meeting (usually the first Tuesday of the month.)