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Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood at the Nelson

Sage Sohier (American, b. 1954) Girl being prepared for a horse show, Sandwich, NH, 2004. Chromogenic print . Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, 2009.37.14.

Since the early days of photography in the 1830s, children have been popular subjects for photographers. And over time, as childhood has changed, the images have changed, too. By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – A new photography exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art focuses on the complexities of childhood from the early 19th century to the present.

Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood
September 26, 2009? February 21, 2010
Location: Bloch Building, Gallery L11

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