Exhibitions Department: An Insight Into Ideas

[caption id="attachment_2928" align="alignright" width="252" caption="A peek at one of the carefully preserved and beautifully bound books by Toof and Co. to be included in the exhibit; private collection. "] [/caption] One thing I have learned working in the museum profession for many years, dealing with so many amazing art objects, is that one idea always leads to another, one project always points the way to many more. And as it happens, the project I am working on right now, an... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, September 24, 2010
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Riddle Me This: What do Brooks Members do When They're Not at the Museum?

They put on their best dresses and ride in the Midnight Classic! Check out Brooks member, Michael Hoots, as he participates in full form for the annual ride to benefit Meritan . Hoots started riding for exercise after an injury, but his good-deed riding didn't start here. Hoots also participates in the AIDS Lifecycle Ride to End Aids , a 7 day ride from San Fransisco to LA. He had his amazing red dress made for the ride and he said, "he wanted something that represented Memphis". ... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Saturday, September 11, 2010
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A Great Moment at Work (For Real!)

When you work the front desk at any organization, you meet a lot of different people. Especially when that job is in the South. Folks love to chat in the South. A couple came into the museum today and the husband joked that the woman would get the senior rate in a couple of weeks. Having just celebrated my birthday a few days ago, I knew she was a fellow Virgo, and went on to tell her that we had the best sign (i'm biased, but right). I asked her husband what his sign was, mainly... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Saturday, September 4, 2010
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