Documentation as Remembrance

Devastating events of the past few years, from the Covid-19 pandemic to racism, war, and environmental crises, have been universally shared by people around the world, yet individually experienced. Reflecting on responses to these challenges can include documentation...
Museum Observation Field Journal

Museum Observation Field Journal

Before visiting a museum, we ask students to inventory their assumptions about what they expect, even if the institution is a familiar one—to think about where it is, how it sits on the landscape, its relationship to the natural and built environments. This exercise...
Heritage Fellow Michael Doucet Virtual Residency

Heritage Fellow Michael Doucet Virtual Residency

When I wanted to find heroes, I went into my neighborhood. They may not wear Superman costumes, but they are real heroes. –Michael Doucet Found dancing and singing “You Ain’t Nothing But a Hound Dog” in the middle of the highway when he was a toddler, Michael...
Heritage Fellow Rosa Elena Egipciaco Virtual Residency

Heritage Fellow Rosa Elena Egipciaco Virtual Residency

National Heritage Fellow, 2003 Master Lacemaker “For me mundillo (lacemaking) is an art because, like the painter who has in his imagination what he wants to create on the canvas, so it is for us: we create, invent, and design what we want to make in lace.” –Rose...