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It takes a village: behind-the-scenes of an exhibition installation

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM by Betsy Grabinski

Museum staff and volunteers have been working diligently the last few weeks to install the Contemplate Japan exhibition at the Brunnier Art Museum. 


Above: Assistant Curator Sydney Marshall and Interpretive Specialist Brooke Rogers work together to install shelves made of bamboo that will hold an obi, which is a sash for a kimono.


Below left: Museum and Central Receiving staff lift and place the glass kimono sculptures by Karen LaMonte, which will be located in the Lori A. Jacobson Gallery.


Upper right: Volunteers DJ Lauritsen and Rae Reilly work on attaching fabric to the base for the festival dolls.


Lower right: Pohlman Fellow Sarah Bartlett installs a woodblock print.


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