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  • Student-Curated Exhibition Opens in Beard Gallery

    On Thursday, 1 December 2016, the student-curated exhibition It's Elemental: Water opened in Wheaton's Beard Gallery. Curated, designed, and installed by the 13 students enrolled in ARTH 335: Exhibition Design, the show includes more than 75 objects from the college's Permanent Collection and the Marion B. Gebbie Archives & Special Collections, as well as several private […] More »
  • Researching Wheaton's Japanese Print Collection

    Mandy Prue, Class of 2016, was hired as a Collection Assistant at the very start of her Wheaton career. Her interest in Japanese art and culture led Professor Leah Niederstadt, Curator of the Permanent Collection, to task Mandy with inventorying and cataloguing Wheaton's collection of Japanese prints, which includes 18th and 19th century ukiyo-e works of art as well […] More »
  • Congratulations, Lindsay!

    Lindsay Koso, Conservation Intern with the Permanent Collection, recently learned that she was one of two Wheaton seniors awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. A double major in Art History and in Latin, Lindsay has worked for the collection since 2012. Initially, she collaborated with Josephine Johnson, Class of 2013, on the conservation of two Italian Blackamoor torchieres, […] More »
  • A Whaler's Life for Me: Interning at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Sarah Hartshorn Hilton, Class of 2016, spent the summer of 2013 as an Education Intern at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, supported by a Caroline Edwards Fellowship in the Wheaton Fellows Program. Sarah became interested in working in a museum through her experience as a student conservator on the work-study team for the Permanent Collection. […] More »
  • Multi-tasking at a Living History Museum

    Molly Cardoza, Class of 2014, spent the summer as a 2012 Material Culture and Collections Management Intern at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA, an opportunity supported by a grant from the Wheaton Fellows Program. More »
  • A Taste of Versailles, Part II

    During her summer internship at Museum Textiles Services (MTS) in Andover, MA, Gabby Ferreira, Class of 2012 helped conserve an 18th century French Robe à l’Anglaise (34.085) believed to have been owned by the Duchess du Choiseul. More »
  • A Taste of Versailles, Part I

    Thanks to an Adams Fellowship, Gabby Ferreira, Class of 2012, spent her post-graduation summer interning with Museum Textile Services in Andover, MA. More »