Stories for September 2009

Mobile Insights

September 30, 2009

Bridget Callahan records audio tour stop for Romaine Brooks's Una, Lady Troubridge. The concept of mobile content in museums has been around for a long time. The first museum audio tour was in 1952! Over the last decade or so,...

Looking at 1934: Kenjiro Nomura's
The Farm, 1934

September 24, 2009

The Farm by Kenjiro Nomura Fully one-quarter of the painters depicted in the exhibition 1934: A New Deal for Artists were first-generation Americans: born elsewhere, but came to the United States in search of the American dream. My grandparents did...

How to Keep the Lil' Ones Entertained: Bison Bladders, Found Objects, and More

September 22, 2009

Emily Kotecki is a volunteer in our Education department where she works with the museum's Art à La Cart program. The bison cart was so interesting! The staff was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The bladder was our favorite. Visitor Comment...

Hispanic Heritage Month All Year Round

September 16, 2009

Drawing for Southwest Pieta by Luis Jiménez Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and, starting September 15, Hispanic Heritage Month are all good ways to celebrate the accomplishments of our country’s people and cultures. But when we considered doing a...

Mysteries Brought to Light at Lunder's Conservation Clinic

September 10, 2009

Amber Kerr-Allison discusses Arline and Malcolm Martin's painting at the Lunder Conservation Center Conservation Clinic. Say you bought a painting from a London junk store fifty years ago. It's been hanging in your house all this time. You think it...