Curatorial & Special Projects

We the Women: Commemorating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

We the Women: Commemorating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

The year 2020 will be the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.  Our museum-based exhibit project is a first look at the unexpected and compelling history of the women’s suffrage movement in Lynchburg, Virginia… View

Old Court House Museum, Lynchburg, Virginia · March 2020-January 2021 ·

Green Book Locations in Lynchburg, Virginia: Safety, Hospitality, and Service for African American Travelers during Jim Crow

Green Book Locations in Lynchburg, Virginia: Safety, Hospitality, and Service for African American Travelers during Jim Crow

“There will be a day sometime in the near future when this guide will not have to be published. That is when we as a race will have equal opportunities and privileges in the United States… View

Lynchburg Museum @Old Court House · February 7-March 1, 2020 ·

Five Forks [Confederate] Battle Flag: A Community Perspective

Five Forks [Confederate] Battle Flag: A Community Perspective

In January 2020, the Lynchburg Museum created an exhibit around a Confederate battle flag recently conserved and in the collection of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond.  The potential flag display is a controversial issue for many people in our community and well beyond… View

Old Court House Museum, Lynchburg Museum System · January 2020 ·

Chronicles of Adam

Chronicles of Adam

Special first-person interpretation by Dontavius Williams… View

Point of Honor, Lynchburg, Virginia · November 2, 2019 ·

A Point in History: Following the Food from Hearth to Table

A Point in History: Following the Food from Hearth to Table

Point of Honor · November 1-2, 2019 ·

Interpretation Intervention: Crafting History and a Place of Honor for Mary Brice at Point of Honor

Interpretation Intervention: Crafting History and a Place of Honor for Mary Brice at Point of Honor

This ongoing project seeks to re-assess the curatorial and programmatic presentation of content at Point of Honor, an antebellum house located in a predominantly African American neighborhood overlooking downtown Lynchburg, Virginia… View

Point of Honor, Lynchburg, Virginia · 2019--ongoing ·

Celebrating CETA: A Look Back at New Haven’s Community Mural Program

Celebrating CETA: A Look Back at New Haven’s Community Mural Program

In early 2017, New Haven’s “Q” House on Dixwell Avenue was imploded to make way for a brand-new community center. In that long-abandoned Modernist building were at least two murals painted almost forty years ago… View

Ives Gallery, New Haven Free Public Library New Haven, Connecticut · July through September 2019 ·

An Artist at War: Deane Keller, New Haven’s Monuments Man

An Artist at War: Deane Keller, New Haven’s Monuments Man

In 1943, Nazi Germany controlled most of Western Europe and the Allies were preparing for the invasion of Italy and France. Urged by American scholars to spearhead an international effort to save and preserve Europe’s cultural treasures, President Franklin D… View

New Haven Museum New Haven, Connecticut · December 7, 2014 – December 30, 2016 ·

Norwalk Quilt Trail

Norwalk Quilt Trail

Seven local arts and cultural institutions joined in a unique collaboration to form the Norwalk Quilt Trail, a series of exhibits during 2011 in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The Quilt Trail spotlighted 100 quilts made and collected in Norwalk… View

Museums in Norwalk, Connecticut · May to November 2011 ·

State of Connecticut Percent-for-Art Installation at CAES

State of Connecticut Percent-for-Art Installation at CAES

Project Description: The Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station is seeking a work of art that honors the rich history of CAES and taps into the extensive photo and archival collection… View

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station New Haven, Connecticut · 2016-2017 ·