Museum launches new digital offerings with Call-a-Curator, Pop-Up Studio
Content offers additional ways to engage with the museum at home
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (April 3, 2020)-Reynolda House Museum of American Art has launched a new series, Call-a-Curator, and revived its popular education series, Pop-Up Studio. The content is another way for the public to engage with Reynolda at home.
Reynolda team members share fresh perspectives on art and history through their Call-a-Curator videos, which are packaged as informative, visual phone calls that shed light on new aspects of the estate, its collections, and its storied history.
Call-a-Curator, Episode 1: Katharine’s Healthy Habits
Director of Archives and Library Bari Helms takes viewers back to the early 19th century and chronicles the estate’s relationship with germs and illness.
Call-a-Curator, Episode 2: Anna Dorothea Foster and Charlotte Anna Dick
Curator Allison Slaby shines a light on the Museum’s latest acquisition by the most renowned portraitist of America’s early national period, Gilbert Stuart.
In the Pop-Up Studio series for kids, Manager of School and Family Learning Julia Hood offers ideas for home-based art education and learning.
Pop-Up Studio: Mail Art, Chapter 1 illustrates how to send a letter to someone special through the addition of stationary.
Videos are shared on the museum’s social media platforms and through its YouTube channel, youtube.com/reynolda. Reynolda continues to offer its Object of the Month lectures at home for members and will announce a new virtual program offering for the public next week.
Reynolda, in Winston-Salem, N.C., is a rare gem among the nation’s cultural institutions and historic landscapes. The Reynolda experience includes a renowned collection of American art in America’s largest bungalow; lush formal gardens; and calming, nature-filled walking trails encompassing more than 130 acres on the 1917 estate of Katharine and RJ Reynolds. Reynolda, located at 2250 Reynolda Road, is part of Wake Forest University. Experience Reynolda’s collections and curated digital galleries online at reynoldahouse.org and dive into fresh Reynolda content at youtube.com/reynolda. Connect at facebook.com/rhmaa and @CurateReynolda on Instagram and Twitter. Download the Reynolda Revealed app on your Apple or Android device.
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