Monthly Archives: July 2010

Still Undecided

My internship at Bethel Woods is pretty much everything I was hoping it would be. I’m having a great time and tomorrow Collecting Woodstock: Recent Museum Acquisitions opens! Here’s the link to the press release. My primary role in the … Continue reading

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Adventures with Power Tools!

I promised another post from the National Museum of the Marine Corps, so here goes! The subject of this post is mountmaking–specifically, creating mounts with Plexiglas. I know when I enter the job market after graduating and look for a … Continue reading

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Go West Young Graduate!

I love Utah! I never thought I would enjoy living in the west but it is absolutely wonderful out here! The snow we got June 10th aside, Utah has been an amazing experience. Driving across country is something I am … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Stickley

Museums have the power to transform how we see. Among once-function artifacts, the transition from use to display case is least destructive for the decorative arts, which remain decorative art even within the museum context. However, if explaining function is … Continue reading

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“Come-heres” and “From-heres”

On the very first day of my internship at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, I went to ice cream with Kate (my supervisor), Marian (the folklorist), and Maura (the folklife intern). Both Kate and Marian are native Eastern Shore women, … Continue reading

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