Kathie Gow @kathiegow ?

active 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Name

Kathie Gow

Title or Role

Curator

Institution

Hatfield Historical Museum

City

Hatfield

State/Province

MA

About you I'm a new curator at a small local historical museum housed in the top floor of a historic brick building from 1894. It's one of those places that's chock-a-block with cool, old stuff — as one visiting conservator described it, "what you have is storage on display." My challenge is to continue assessing the collection and move artifacts to safer enclosures and/or environments — while at the same time letting the community know what treasures our collection holds via exhibits and programming. We're a few months into a collection inventory project, and it seems endless…