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! I am an avid photo taker and Instagram user. For me there is something soothing about editing a photo and deciding the best way to present it to the world. It's a way of showing people how I see things and sharing a bit of myself with them. People are often amazed that I … Continue reading How I take and edit my photos
Hello Friends! I am lucky enough to have a job where if I think up an idea, I almost always can give it a try. That is how the Museum's Instagram was created. I asked, and I received. Studying Art History in school opened my eyes to the beauty of art found everyday while … Continue reading Not Insta-famous, but we’re getting there.
Hello Friends! As I have mentioned in previous posts, when I began work at the Kankakee Museum I was a design novice, at best. I had no experience with Publisher, let alone any sort of web design software. One day, I was given the responsibility of the website. As some readers may know or have … Continue reading Web Design
Hey there! So as some of you may know, I have an addiction to phone cases...a bad one. Unfortunately, I cant afford to spend a bazillion dollars on my obsession so I had to get a little creative and start making my own! Supplies: Pencil Case template* Paper/Design Exacto Knife Clear Case *You can find … Continue reading DIY Phone Cases
A few days ago, I was scanning several old photographs from the museum's collection, and I wasn't happy with the quality of the copy. Many of the photos had surface level imperfections showing up in the scans. I decided to roam around the back office and find some tools to build my own photo box. … Continue reading Pseudo Studio Hack