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Exclusive boxed note cards, Gertrude Fiske: American Master.
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Gertrude Fiske Exhibition Catalogue Available

Gertrude Fiske, American Master

Gertrude Fiske: American Master
with Sisters of the Brush & Palette and Seacoast Masters Today

Softcover, 8¼ x 9, 108 pgs, color & bw, ISBN 978-0-915819-47-8. $35.00
An important contribution to the literature on American art of the early twentieth century. T​he first study of Fiske to appear in decades, this book re-evaluates an often-overlooked but extremely talented American Impressionist painter. Using many unpublished works and new research, Carol Walker Aten and Lainey McCartney give us a fresh look at the career of this strong, independent woman. A complementary essay by Richard M. Candee examines three of Fiske’s contemporaries—Susan Ricker Knox, Margaret J. Patterson, and Anne W. Carleton—and the book concludes with a look at four female artists who pursue independent careers in the Seacoast today​.​ Read More and Order Online!

Read more about the Exhibition

Gertrude Fiske: American Master, Members Opening Gala!


Thurs., April 5, 2018, 5-7:30pm
at Discover Portsmouth

Admission for Members: $35

Join us as we rediscover this dynamic American Impressionist in an exhibition curated by Lainey McCartney. Your attendance at this Member event – prior to our public opening – will support the Portsmouth Historical Society. Music provided by Ben Baldwin and Kent Allyn. Delicious appetizers and refreshments served. Cocktail attire encouraged. Join Portsmouth Historical Society today and be a part of this incredible evening!

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Gertude Fiske: American Master
with companion exhibitions
“Sisters of the Brush and Palette”
and Seacoast Masters Today

Friday, April 6 – Sunday, September 30, 2018

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Unprecedented Year of Women’s Art to Open in Portsmouth

Woman in White, Gertrude Fiske

Woman in White, Gertrude Fiske

What began as the rediscovery of one woman’s incredible paintings has blossomed into five kindred exhibitions opening in Portsmouth. Perfectly timed, spring 2018 kicks off a year filled with vibrant artwork by talented women in the galleries of the Portsmouth Historical Society at Discover Portsmouth and the John Paul Jones House Museum.

Gertrude Fiske: American Master opens April 6 and runs through September 30 in the historic Academy Gallery at 10 Middle Street. A student of top American Impressionists, including Edmund C. Tarbell in Boston and Charles Woodbury in Ogunquit, Maine, Fiske developed a unique way of seeing the world. Curated by Lainey McCartney, this diverse collection of 66 works, some unseen by the public, reveals a mastery of the painter’s craft being fully recognized again for the first time since her zenith in the first quarter of the twentieth century.

Gertrude Fiske (1879-1961) dedicated her entire life to her art. Critics in her era recognized Fiske as adventurous, technically superb, bold, and marked “with a power and depth that very few artists, male or female, had ever achieved.”

Nearby in the Special Events Gallery at Discover Portsmouth is a companion exhibition curated by Richard Candee of Fiske’s contemporaries. “Sisters of the Brush and Palette” features painters Anne W. Carleton, Margaret J. Patterson, and the notable Portsmouth artist, Susan Ricker Knox. This bonus presentation allows visitors a glimpse inside the world of Fiske’s talented female friends. Some of them, known as “The Pine Hill Girls,” also trained under Charles Woodbury while living and painting on Pine Hill Road in Ogunquit.

The past meets the present in the Balcony Gallery with highlights from working artists. Like Fiske and the Pine Hill Girls, these modern women exhibit their skill, drive, passion, and creativity in “Seacoast Masters Today.” Featured artists include Amy Brnger, Donna Harkins, Sydney Bella Sparrow, and Pamela DuLong Williams.

On October 19 (through December 23) the Balcony Gallery makes way for the work of a well known local artist with “Of Family & Memory: Rose Labrie, New Hampshire’s ‘Primitive Painter.’” A series of storytime events will accompany this exhibition from October through December.

And At the John Paul Jones House . . .

Meanwhile, across Middle Street, the John Paul Jones House Museum rounds out the “Year of Women Artists” with a fifth exhibition featuring artifacts from the Portsmouth Historical Society and a local private collection. “Overlooked and Undervalued: Three Hundred Years of Women’s Art from the Seacoast” opens Monday, May 28 and runs through October 8, 2018. The two-year exhibition is included with every ticket to tour the historical society’s museum house and garden. The famous 1758 gambrel-roof house was once owned by Sarah Purcell, who rented a room to Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones. It was the home of the historical society starting in 1917.

Walking Tours and Special Programs

But that’s not all–by a long shot. In addition to another lively year of Walking Tours, a thriving Museum Shop, welcome center guides and films, Discover Portsmouth offers a range of programs and events related to its exhibitions. They include the popular “Sketching in the Gallery” series for all ages starting April 14 and continuing on selective Saturdays. All Discover Portsmouth galleries will be open until 8pm for “Art Round Town” on the first Friday of each month beginning April 6. Ask about special free Sunday family programs related to Gertrude Fiske’s life and work beginning April 22, plus lunchtime exhibition tours starting at noon on May 4 and continuing on selective Fridays.

A series of special events starts Thursday, May 17 (5:30-6:30 pm) with Erica Hirshler speaking on “Women Artists of the Boston School.” A Saturday, June 16 symposium (9am – 3pm) tackles the topic “Gertrude Fiske: Her Art and Her World.” Jeremy Fogg and Jared Tuveson will speak on “Discovery and Conservation of a Forgotten Fiske Masterpiece,” on July 12 (5:30-6:30 pm). Historian Richard Candee discusses “Sisters of the Brush & Palette” on August 23 (5:30-6:30 pm). A final symposium on September 22 (9am – 3pm) wraps up the series with “A Strong Legacy Continued: Women’s Rights Today.”

Mark Your Calendar

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Portsmouth Historical Society Annual Meeting (May 3), the Discover Portsmouth 10th Anniversary (May 21), John Paul Jones’ Birthday Party (July 8) and John Paul Jones Jubilee and Silent Auction (September 6). Don’t forget the NH Film Festival headquarters at Discover Portsmouth (October 11-14), the annual “It’s Pastel” juried show (October 19-November 24), our Portsmouth Advocates Awards Night (November 15) and the beloved 28th Annual Gingerbread House Contest (December 1-23). And look for our year-end exhibition entitled, “A Nineteenth-Century Facebook™: Portraits from the Portsmouth Historical Society Collection” (October 19-December 23).

Gertrude Fiske’s Studio


To be in Gertrude Fiske’s studio is to sense her restless mind, to see her hands mixing colors on her palette and then confidently, with the brushes she knows so intimately, bringing light to the canvas before her. For those of us who are not artists, it is to be awed by the wonder of an artistic being. This video was produced by Steve Sanger of oneminutebrands in conjunction with “Gertrude Fiske: American Master,” a major exhibition at the Portsmouth Historical Society.

The Making of the Next Blockbuster Exhibition

Gertrude Fiske: American Master

By J. Dennis Robinson
Posted Feb 11, 2018, SeacoastOnline
Adam Brooks and Laney McCartney with Fiske painting
Photo: Adam Brooks, director of exhibitions at Portsmouth Historical Society, and curator Lainey McCartney, display one of 73 paintings in the upcoming Discover Portsmouth exhibition, “Gertrude Fiske: American Master.” This powerful work, “The Geranium” (c. 1924) has been recently conserved by Jeremy Fogg at Anthony Moore Painting Conservation in York, Maine, for the exhibition opening April 6 and running through Sept. 30. (Kathleen Soldati courtesy photo)

“I was floored!” says Lainey McCartney. “I couldn’t believe what I was looking at.”
That was one year ago. McCartney was staring at a hauntingly beautiful painting titled “Lady in White.” It hung above a mantel at the York Public Library.

“I would have bet my life I was looking at a Tarbell,” McCartney says, referring to the famous Edmund C. Tarbell, a key figure in the Boston School of American Impressionists at the dawn of the 20th century. Tarbell, who summered in New Castle for 30 years, had been the focus of a hugely successful show at Discover Portsmouth the year before. McCartney is curatorial assistant at the Portsmouth Historical Society that sponsored the Tarbell exhibition.

But it was not Tarbell’s work. The artist was Gertrude Fiske, one of four “Pine Hill Girls” featured in the show at York Library. All four accomplished women painters came to Ogunquit, Maine, to study with Charles Woodbury, another influential early-20th-century American painter. Again McCartney was shocked.

“Their work, especially the work of Gertrude Fiske, was so good – and I didn’t know one of their names. I had to know more,” she says.
So McCartney spoke to Richard Candee, a local historian and art collector who helped create many of the Discover Portsmouth exhibitions, including Tarbell. And Candee spoke to Janice Plourde, president of the York Public Library trustees. They agreed there were enough amazing canvases by Fiske to produce an exhibition to rival Tarbell himself.

“I think you should do it,” Candee told McCartney, who hesitated.

“I’d never curated a full show,” she said.

But Adam Brooks, PHS director of exhibitions agreed.

“You totally have this one,” Brooks told her.

By March 2017, the team was fully immersed in the life, legends and works of Gertrude Fiske, with Lainey McCartney in the lead. The curator quickly located an unseen cache of Fiske paintings at the artist’s former studio in Massachusetts. Enthusiastic collectors agreed to loan paintings that, at this very moment, are being conserved, crated, and professionally shipped to Portsmouth. The search for financial grants, sponsors, speakers and museum volunteers continues. Enormous weatherproof banners will soon appear outside Discover Portsmouth. An exhibition catalog is on its way to the printers. Feature articles in major publications are in process. Colorful posters and rack cards are being distributed at tourist locations from Massachusetts to Maine and a short video is about to be released.

Gertrude who?

The forthcoming catalog is effusive. It describes Gertrude Fiske as “an artistic virtuoso considered to be one of the most talented and bold painters of her time.” A graduate of the Boston School of fine artists, Fiske joined top American painters who summered in Ogunquit, Maine, and often painted the Portsmouth waterfront and the surrounding seacoast. Her work is considered “daring and riveting” in comparison with the often conservative formulaic output of her contemporaries.

Born into an upper middle-class Boston family in 1879, Fiske had the financial freedom to pursue her painting career. Eschewing marriage, she focused on her art, blending the light-filled, classical, portrait style she had mastered under Edmund C. Tarbell with the freer, inventive, and color-rich landscapes of the Ogunquit school. In her private life, after the tragic deaths of a sister, brother and mother around World War I, Fiske cared for her aging father. But she continued to be a prolific and much-admired painter. Although she won significant critical praise and many awards for her work, by her death in 1961, Fiske’s reputation had faded in the wake of the modern art movements of the 20th century.
Discovering great art

McCartney is on a mission to bring the work of Gertrude Fiske back into the public eye. She brings a passion to her first curated project that runs deep.

“One of my earliest, fondest memories,” she says, “is quietly studying the many volumes in my mother’s ‘Pocket Library of Great Art.’ I was probably 8.”

“The seed was set,” she continues, “for appreciating different aesthetics, subject matter, color, form, etc. And I can’t remember a time when I did not recognize the fact that women and girls did not get the same air-time, shall we say, as their male counterparts.”
McCartney graduated from Colby-Sawyer College and the University of New Hampshire with degrees in French studies and cultural anthropology. She was a docent at the Currier Museum in Manchester before working with Portsmouth Historical Society curator Gerry Ward.
“My earliest memories showed me that I lived in a man’s world and it always felt incredibly unjust,” she says. “The women around me were brilliant, strong, accomplished and present. Considering this, I’ve always wondered why the men came out ahead. So it’s a fight I’ve been fighting in my own way my whole life. Women’s equality. It’s simple. It’s overdue.”

When Lainey met Gertrude

The fact McCartney mistook Fiske’s “Woman in White” at the York Public Library for the work of Tarbell was a game-changer. Poring through scrapbooks that Fiske left behind in her studio, the curator has unearthed a letter from a well-known art expert who praised Fiske’s paintings as equal to any “one-man” show he had ever seen. Her work was often described as “virile,” a term usually reserved for American male artists whose aggressive and highly personalized style distinguished them from their European counterparts. Despite being called “distinct, daring, strong, authentic and visionary” in her day, the Portsmouth exhibition will be Fiske’s first in decades.

“My little donation to the greater cause is this Fiske show,” McCartney says. “She was clearly empowered by the time in which she lived. She dared to step out of the bounds of what was expected for women of society. But she did it with talent and dignity and grace. She did not offend in the process.”

“In my opinion – and that of many, many critics of her day – she outpaced her teachers and her fellow artists in terms of her innovation on canvas. Yet, we hardly know her name. But we know the name of her male teachers… Really? I’m tired of it. Exhausted actually. This is my tiny statement to the world.”

Year of the woman

There is no single “bad guy” in the demise of Fiske’s popularity. The aesthetic that fueled the Boston School went out of fashion. Americans survived a Depression, then a second world war, a post-war boom, more deadly foreign wars and a cultural revolution. The spotlight also faded on Fiske’s teachers, including Edmund C. Tarbell and Frank Benson. And it is through the 21st century revival of those male painters, McCartney reminds us, that Fiske’s work now shines through as liberated, progressive and fearless.

“She lived her art,” McCartney says. “She breathed it, ate it and slept it. And she did so in a community of like-minded women.”
So in that spirit, the Portsmouth Historical Society plans to make 2018, the year of the woman. In the Balcony Gallery above the 73 collected images by Fiske, Discover Portsmouth will feature work by contemporary women artists. Nearby, in the Special Events Gallery on the second floor, four of Fiske’s female contemporaries, including Portsmouth’s Susan Ricker Knox, are the subject of an exhibition titled “Sisters of the Brush and Palette.” Across the street at the John Paul Jones House Museum, a fourth show rounds out the theme. “Overlooked and Undervalued: 300 Years of Women’s Art from the Seacoast” includes craftwork by women drawn the museum’s permanent collection.

“I couldn’t have predicted this a year ago,” McCartney says with obvious pride. In a few weeks the greatest exhibition of paintings by Gertrude Fiske go up on the walls of the Academy Gallery in 1810-era brick building. The show runs from April 6 through September 30, and the talented “Miss Fiske” officially becomes a true American master.


Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail joins statewide group

The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail (PBHT), previously merged with the Portsmouth Historical Society, has a new home. The carefully researched walking trail originally designed by historian Valerie Cunningham is now part of a newly-formed statewide nonprofit organization, the Black Heritage Trail of NH.

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail joins statewide organization

(from left) Portsmouth Historical Society President Ed Mallon, Rev. Robert Thompson, President, Black Heritage Trail of NH, Portsmouth Historical Society Executive Director Kathleen Soldati

“I am pleased and proud to announce that the PBHT is now officially owned and operated by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH), Portsmouth Historical Society president Ed Mallon announced this week. “We have been honored to work closely with the trail staff and volunteers for the last five years as its exciting and important programs grew. The stories of the PBHT have changed the lives of countless thousands who discovered four centuries of African American history in New Hampshire’s only seaport.”

Launched in 2017, BHTNH includes an impressive slate of directors and officers led by president Rev. Robert Thompson and supported by 50 volunteers. Their mission is to tell the little known stories of Blacks in New Hampshire.

“Black history is American history,” says BHTNH executive director JerriAnne Boggis, “and we want to thank the Portsmouth Historical Society for giving us a home when we needed one which allowed us to grow. We are excited to share the stories of Black lives in New Hampshire statewide and beyond.”

The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail grew out of Cunningham’s decades-long research into the lives of local African Americans dating back to 1645. What began as a study guide for educators became a self-guided walking tour and, ultimately, a groundbreaking book entitled Black Portsmouth by Cunningham and historian Mark Sammons.

To date 27 Portsmouth sites have been marked with permanent brass plaques that present the city’s history through the eyes of enslaved, freed, and contemporary black citizens. The Portsmouth trail has become a model for other cities, attracted extensive media coverage, fostered educational classes, inspired scholarly articles, and stimulated public discussion.

Milford, NH- Harriet E. Wilson (1825 -1900) first Black female novelist

Milford, NH: Harriet E. Wilson (1825 -1900) first Black female novelist. Black Heritage Trail of NH

Interest in New Hampshire’s “invisible history” inspired the Harriet Wilson project and memorial statue in Milford, NH and a campaign to save Rock Rest, a 20th century vacation site for black families in Kittery, Maine. When the ancient “Negro Burying Ground” was revealed beneath the paved streets of Portsmouth in 2003, it was located exactly where a nearby PBHT plaque predicted it would be. In 2016, following a $1.5 million campaign, the remains of thirteen colonial Africans were re-interred at what is today the Portsmouth African Burying Ground Memorial Park.

In 2012 PBHT merged temporarily with the Portsmouth Historical Society, a century-old nonprofit that operates the John Paul Jones House Museum, Discover Portsmouth, the Portsmouth Marine Society Press, Portsmouth Advocates, and the recently formed Portsmouth400 team. An agreement transfers legal ownership of the PBHT, its name, its programs, and all its assets to the newly formed statewide organization.

“Working with Valerie, JerriAnne, and the PBHT volunteers has been a highlight of my career,” says PHS executive director, Kathleen Soldati. “Their tireless work has changed Portsmouth forever, and we look forward to continuing our alliance as we tell Portsmouth stories together.”

Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire offers a variety of programs beginning each year in February with the Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talks. A Juneteenth celebration follows the annual Spring Symposium. Trained Sankofa guides are available for trail tours of important African American sites. Each fall the Black New England Conference tackles important and provocative topics of race and diversity. BHTNH also provides a searchable database and screenings of the powerful award-winning documentary “Shadows Fall North.” Their website, YouTube channel, Facebook page, and email newsletter keep members and the public up to date on events and research.

For more information on BHTNH programs, visit the official website at or send an email to Call 603-380-1231 for tours or leave a message any time at 617-539-6886.

Gertrude Fiske: American Master


With Companion Exhibitions
Seacoast Masters Today
Sisters of the Brush and Palette

Discover Portsmouth 2018
Friday, April 6 – Sunday, September 30, 2018
Member’s Opening Gala: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Curated by Lainey McCartney

Gertrude Fiske (1879-1961), a Weston, Massachusetts, native who painted in Portsmouth, is an American Master. She was a favored student and then the peer of several American Impressionists, including Edmund C. Tarbell, Frank Benson, Philip Hale, and Charles Woodbury. Critics and peers alike identified her genius as residing in how she ‘sees,’ and this gift of ‘seeing’ made her more independent than many. This independence set her apart.

Fiske was a founding member of the Boston Guild and the Ogunquit Art Association. Furthermore, she was appointed to the Massachusetts State Art Commission in 1930 with exceptional endorsement. She was the first woman ever appointed. This was no small feat considering what a hive of activity Boston was during this period in the greater art world. The appointing board said, “Fiske ranks with the foremost painters in the country…..and there are few artists who have been awarded more prizes than Miss Fiske in the entire country.” They went on to say that, “…aside from her teachers, she has always had a strong artistic individuality of her own. There is a note of personal distinction in all of her work – a virile note.”

In her lifetime, critics exalted her color sense, vivacity, élan, and original observation. In describing her portraits, a 1920 news article says, “Her frank and telling technique and style are well exemplified in her portraits…To the perception of what constitutes a likeness, which she possesses in a marked degree, Miss Fiske adds an unusual gift for presenting the personal character of the sitter, which gives her work a place by itself.” Another article later that same year remarked on her, “adventurous spirit, creative impulse, and indifference to all current aesthetic fads.” Artist and writer Chris Volpe asserted recently that Fiske rivals Mary Cassatt, and that “[her] serious studio work probed the psychological and social dimensions of female life with a power and depth that very few artists, male or female, had ever achieved.” For the time period in which she painted, her work is considered brave, modern, enlightened, and compelling.

Although a trained and superb technical painter, she was compelled to put aside convention and formulas, in order to forge her own path – in art and in life. Fiske never married, although she was known to have had the opportunity. She maintained rich friendships with fellow painters referred to as “The Pine Hill Girls.” This group of women in Ogunquit lived and painted in close community on Pine Hill Road and trained under Charles Woodbury. This exhibition will be an in-depth exploration of Fiske’s work with a complement of material by several of her female contemporaries lending a deeper understanding of women artists at the dawn of their independence in this country. The social/political energy around women’s rights, at the turn of the century, encouraged a new autonomy, which is seen translated to bolder ideas and execution on canvas. To provide social and artistic context to the Fiske show, works by several of Fiske’s artist contemporaries will be featured in an adjacent gallery at Discover Portsmouth. “Sisters of the Brush and Palette” will include: Anne Carleton, Margaret J. Patterson, and the notable Portsmouth artist, Susan Ricker Knox.

A companion show, “Seacoast Masters Today,” in our balcony gallery will highlight several artists making their name today with the same drive and passion as Fiske and her peers. They are: Amy Brnger, Donna Harkins, Sydney Bella Sparrow, and Pamela DuLong Williams.

A rich lecture series and a catalogue will accompany this exhibition.

Exhibition Catalogue Available to Order Now

Gertrude Fiske, American Master

Gertrude Fiske: American Master
with Sisters of the Brush & Palette and Seacoast Masters Today

Softcover, 8¼ x 9, 108 pgs, color & bw, ISBN 978-0-915819-47-8. $35.00
An important contribution to the literature on American art of the early twentieth century. T​he first study of Fiske to appear in decades, this book re-evaluates an often-overlooked but extremely talented American Impressionist painter. Using many unpublished works and new research, Carol Walker Aten and Lainey McCartney give us a fresh look at the career of this strong, independent woman. A complementary essay by Richard M. Candee examines three of Fiske’s contemporaries—Susan Ricker Knox, Margaret J. Patterson, and Anne W. Carleton—and the book concludes with a look at four female artists who pursue independent careers in the Seacoast today​.​ Read More and Order Online!

About the Exhibition Curator, Lainey McCartney

After graduating from Colby-Sawyer College and the University of New Hampshire with a degree in French Studies and Cultural Anthropology, Lainey’s studies included field work and interviews with the two remaining Canterbury Shakers. She then went on to work as a docent at the Currier Museum from 2008-2013 in various internal and outreach programs. She joined the curatorial and collections staff of Portsmouth Historical Society in 2014 to work with Gerry Ward, the institution’s curator, to update and maintain its collections catalogue, and she co-curated exhibitions at both Discover Portsmouth and the John Paul Jones House. “Gertrude Fiske: American Master” will be the first exhibition she has curated.

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Discover Portsmouth is currently closed to the public and reopens Sunday April 1, 2018. Our 2018 exhibition, Gertrude Fiske: American Master, opens to Members on Thursday April 5 and to the public on Friday April 6, 2018. Our administrative offices are open during the winter.

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December 2017: Labrie Named Director, Portsmouth400

Susan Labrie

Susan Labrie

With the countdown to 2023 now six years away, Portsmouth Historical Society has named Susan Labrie director of Portsmouth400. Labrie was selected from a host of talented candidates by the Portsmouth400 Steering Committee, which was established as a cooperative effort between the City of Portsmouth and the Society. Labrie will work full-time for the Society as the liaison to the Steering Committee that will oversee fundraising and public outreach and coordinate events and programs leading up to and during the anniversary celebration. Read More (PDF). . .

Portsmouth Historical Society and the City of Portsmouth, NH, are gearing up for Portsmouth’s Celebrating 400 Years on the New Hampshire Seacoast. Please see below a powerpoint presentation explaining Portsmouth400 and a brief survey about your suggestions.

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