Category Archives: Curatorial

A Clear Look at Ancient Glass

In September I invited Janet Jones to come take a look at the ancient glass vessels in the NCMA’s holdings. Dr. Jones is a professor at Bucknell University, a graduate of the UNC–Chapel Hill, an archaeologist, and—more important—an expert on ancient glass. Janet closely examined the all the vessels in our collection, those we normally [...]

Where Did Bacchus Go?

Caroline introduces a fresh look at a classical sculpture

I Remember Fireflies

Jen describes a new installation in the Park.

Three New Judaic Acquisitions

John shares excitement for new Judaic acquisitions

Arms for Art and Other Shenanigans

Conserving sculpture to tell a story

Hanukkah Lamp

John describes timely changes in the Judaic gallery

The Last Sleep

Laura describes a 19th century classic.

Steinhardt Collection of Judaica

John describes a recent triumph for the Judaic art gallery

Watering the Horses

John ponders oddity in American paintings

Time for a Walk

Jen takes on on a contemporary art stroll in the Park