New year, new Curatorial Report! Here is a look at what I have been up to at the Museum this Winter. For a less blurry version, click here: Board Report December 2017 January 2018 Thanks for reading!
Hello Friends! The Barnard Exhibit has been up for a few months now. Its going over pretty well, and I thought I would share a few photos of the finished process. Some of the statue's labels already had stands I made several years ago, but with the help of our resident handyman, we made quite … Continue reading George Grey Barnard Exhibit Part II
Hello Readers! All of the projects I've been working on at the museum lately and all of the wonderful support and encouragement I have received for these projects has really got me thinking about going back to school. It has hard to narrow down what exactly I would like to study. At the museum I … Continue reading Taking the Plunge: Pursuing Continuing Educaton
Working at the Kankakee museum for the past few years, I have been able to work on a wide variety of festivals, events and exhibits. Some projects are small, like one day events, while other projects are expansive and take awhile to complete. The largest and most complex exhibit I have ever worked on is … Continue reading The Story of Kankakee County
Hello Readers! About a year ago, a family came into the museum with an old dusty box. Inside this box were two paintings that had been in said box for decades. Upon inspection of the paintings and the canvases we confirmed they were painted by Susanne Small. Susanne grew up in the house on the … Continue reading From Attic to Showroom
Hello Friends! Before I go and forget all the things I have done so far in my foray into exhibit design, I think its best to jot some of them down. Upon doing this, I have felt a renewed sense of accomplishment and have seen just how far I have come and how far I still … Continue reading Exhibit Retrospective