Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art:<br />Interpretation and Inspiration<br />
Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art:<br />Interpretation and Inspiration<br />Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Int...
Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Intosh, kburgess1@mac.com<br />Revitalizinghistoricsites.blogspot.com<br />“Revitalizing Historic ...
Fred Wilson <br />Mining the Museum<br />Maryland Historical Society<br />1992-1993<br />
Kate’s Artwork<br />
There are more than 17,500 museums in the United States; that’s more museums than McDonalds restaurants or Starbucks cafes...
Who is visiting historic sites?<br />What sets your historic site apart?<br />When do we visit historic sites?<br />Where ...
Introduce <br />new voices,<br />ideas, and interpretations<br />
Fred Wilson <br />Mining the Museum<br />Maryland Historical Society<br />1992-1993<br />
Foster<br />community<br />involvement<br />
High school photography, <br />art association gallery, <br />Poet as Curator <br />
Engage new audiences<br />
Lasse Antonsen <br />Made In China<br />Inspired by Empire Sofa, circa 1830<br />Peabody Historical Society<br />
Increase<br />educational<br />programming<br />
Rose Marie Glen<br />Sea Garden<br />Inspired by <br />Gloucester Maritime Site<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
Discover new revenue <br />and funding possibilities<br />
Niho Kozuru<br />Left: Candles<br />Inspired by the Longfellow House<br />Right: Re-Turning the Past<br />Inspired by the ...
Expand<br />partnership <br />and <br />collaboration opportunities<br />
Installation<br />In an historic house,<br />Peabody Historical Society<br />Peabody, MA<br />
Change<br />public<br />opinion<br />
King Phillip was a warrior bold,<br />Whose deeds are writ in records old;<br />He through New England’s woods did roam,<b...
Enlarge<br />reach <br />and <br />visibility<br />
Chrysalis<br />Rose Marie Glen<br />White Ellery House, Cape Ann Museum<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
Uncover<br />new<br />research<br />and <br />information<br />
Sarah Hollis Perry<br />Untitled<br />White Ellery House, Cape Ann Museum<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
Breathe<br />new life <br />into old spaces and <br />see the past <br />in different ways<br />
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TEN REASONS to Introduce Contemporary Art at Historic Sites

  1. 1. Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art:<br />Interpretation and Inspiration<br />
  2. 2. Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art:<br />Interpretation and Inspiration<br />Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Intosh, Curator and Researcher, Revitalizing Historic Sites<br /> <br />Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of Public Programing and PR <br />Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site <br />Carole Anne Meehan, Independent Curator<br />
  3. 3. Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Intosh, kburgess1@mac.com<br />Revitalizinghistoricsites.blogspot.com<br />“Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art”<br />on Facebook<br />
  4. 4. Fred Wilson <br />Mining the Museum<br />Maryland Historical Society<br />1992-1993<br />
  5. 5. Kate’s Artwork<br />
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  8. 8. There are more than 17,500 museums in the United States; that’s more museums than McDonalds restaurants or Starbucks cafes.<br />-American Association of Museums <br />Houston Chronicle, May 2011<br />
  9. 9. Who is visiting historic sites?<br />What sets your historic site apart?<br />When do we visit historic sites?<br />Where do we see historic sites going?<br />How can we save historic sites?<br />
  10. 10. Introduce <br />new voices,<br />ideas, and interpretations<br />
  11. 11. Fred Wilson <br />Mining the Museum<br />Maryland Historical Society<br />1992-1993<br />
  12. 12. Foster<br />community<br />involvement<br />
  13. 13. High school photography, <br />art association gallery, <br />Poet as Curator <br />
  14. 14. Engage new audiences<br />
  15. 15. Lasse Antonsen <br />Made In China<br />Inspired by Empire Sofa, circa 1830<br />Peabody Historical Society<br />
  16. 16. Increase<br />educational<br />programming<br />
  17. 17. Rose Marie Glen<br />Sea Garden<br />Inspired by <br />Gloucester Maritime Site<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
  18. 18. Discover new revenue <br />and funding possibilities<br />
  19. 19. Niho Kozuru<br />Left: Candles<br />Inspired by the Longfellow House<br />Right: Re-Turning the Past<br />Inspired by the Longfellow House<br />Installed at the Paul Revere House, Boston, MA<br />
  20. 20. Expand<br />partnership <br />and <br />collaboration opportunities<br />
  21. 21. Installation<br />In an historic house,<br />Peabody Historical Society<br />Peabody, MA<br />
  22. 22. Change<br />public<br />opinion<br />
  23. 23. King Phillip was a warrior bold,<br />Whose deeds are writ in records old;<br />He through New England’s woods did roam,<br />And sorrow brought to many a home<br />Gina Siepel<br />Inspired by the Osborne-Salata House Recreation Toile Wallpaper<br />Peabody Historical Society, MA<br />
  24. 24. Enlarge<br />reach <br />and <br />visibility<br />
  25. 25. Chrysalis<br />Rose Marie Glen<br />White Ellery House, Cape Ann Museum<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
  26. 26. Uncover<br />new<br />research<br />and <br />information<br />
  27. 27. Sarah Hollis Perry<br />Untitled<br />White Ellery House, Cape Ann Museum<br />Gloucester, MA<br />
  28. 28. Breathe<br />new life <br />into old spaces and <br />see the past <br />in different ways<br />
  29. 29. Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art:<br />Interpretation and Inspiration<br />Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Intosh, Curator and Researcher, Revitalizing Historic Sites<br /> <br />Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of Public Programing and PR <br />Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site <br />Carole Anne Meehan, Independent Curator<br />

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