William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see some of the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.


The Highlights of the Collection: Jacques Lowe

With “Walter Kerr during first-night intermission,” Jacques Lowe captures at once Kerr’s unpretentiousness and authoritativeness at the height of his influence in the mid-fifties.

Karen Karnes, Winged Vessel, n.d., Stoneware, 10 in. x 24 3/8 in. x 14 in., Gift of Fred McBride

The Williamson’s Year at a Glance, 2018 – 2019

2018-2019 offers an exciting roster of exhibitions focusing on celebrated ceramic artists and the very beginnings of photography.