The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, DC with the Washington Memorial in the background.
… Curating the Discussion of Slavery at the NMAAHC
In The Met’s Civil War Gallery, Left: “Abraham Lincoln: The Man” (2012.14.a,b), Augustus Saint-Gaudens 1884-87. Right: “The Way They Live” (40.40), Thomas Anschutz, 1879.
… The Met’s Take on Slavery and the Civil War
“Heart of the Andes” (09.95), Frederic Edwin Church, 1859. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing.
… Native Americans and Manifest Destiny at The Met
Marabou wonders, if there is a lack of representation in a museum’s collection (ex. race, gender, class), should it be the museum’s responsibility to fill in historic contextual gaps with extended label content or other means?
… Class, or lack thereof, in the American Galleries
The Charles Engelhard Court in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing filled with natural light and artwork signifying American ideals.
… The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Narrative