Object Stories

The Medium Matters

Look closely at this detail from a basket.  Do you see one man or two woven together?  Can you make out what looks maybe like words printed on some woven strips?  Are you curious to learn more?  Audiences who came to The Trout Gallery last year to see this and other baskets by Eastern Band …

Students

Tutoring from Home

We’re starting off the week with a Work from Home Student Feature! Grace Ingle is one of our Spanish Assistants, majoring in Russian and Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Arabic. She’s been tutoring students from home, and here’s what she shared with us about the experience!   Two of my peers and I …

Creative Kids

Make a Museum from Home!

Here’s how our staff members used this prompt from Luci Creative to make an at-home exhibition with his son! Collections Manager, James Bowman offers his thoughts on the project: What’s an exhibition designer/registrar to do when he is separated from his collection, can’t work in galleries on his next show, but is responsible for the education …

Focus of Audio Meditation.
Soul Food

Slow Art

The unprecedented circumstances we face each day during COVID-19 bring jumbled thoughts, constant worries, and challenging decisions.  It’s no wonder that many of us feel like the very ground under our feet is unstable.  I can think of no better time to turn attention to our mental health, finding ways to slow our thoughts, ground …