Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings
Aug
16
5:00pm 5:00pm

Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings

Join Aaron Jonah Lewis, Joy Patterson, Tim Findlen, Lindsay McCaw, and Matt Bell of Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings for a live performance and recording session. Watch and listen as a fully functional one-hundred-year-old wax cylinder records the sweet sounds of the late nineteenth century, and a Victrola cone plays back the exceptional event.

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Mottos, Messages, and Gem Lore in Victorian Jewelry
Apr
15
3:00pm 3:00pm

Mottos, Messages, and Gem Lore in Victorian Jewelry

Join Dr. Laura Johnson, Associate Curator at Historic New England, for an introduction to messages both hidden and overt in Victorian gems. Discover the many meanings of gem stones, "posy" rings, and how men and women in the nineteenth century used the language of flowers to spell out sweet nothings in bouquets and jewels. Photos courtesy of Historic New England. 

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"Curating Mrs. M.-----'s World” Project Installation Opening
Dec
17
1:30pm 1:30pm

"Curating Mrs. M.-----'s World” Project Installation Opening

Mrs. M. ———— ’s able assistants, graduate students in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, have been working with Mrs. M. ————  to research seven new objects to add to her cabinet. Come view these fascinating ceramics in contexts that transform their meanings and make Mrs. M. ———— ’s particular worldview apparent.

  

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