The Cone Sisters in India 1907

Etta Cone and Claribel Cone seated on an elephant with Moses and Bertha Cone, India, 1907. Claribel Cone and Etta Cone Papers, Archives and Manuscripts Collections, The Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) is bringing Moses Cone and his wife, Bertha, as well as Moses’ sisters, Claribel and Etta Cone, back to the mountains. The family

The exhibition, called “Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina and Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor’”includes several previously unpublished photographs of the sisters before they were art collectors. It opens to the public in the first week of August.

There is also the opportunity to experience an extended series of Cone-themed programs. Visit or call (828) 295-9099 to learn more.

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