Tag: behind the scenes

Behind the Scenes at IQSCM
Behind the Scenes at IQSCM

welcome to a special behind-the-scenes look at the International Quilt Study Center in museum the center was established in 1997 and this new museum opened in 2008 today our collection includes thousands of quilts from […] Read More

Contemporary Art Conservation at Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum
Contemporary Art Conservation at Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum

I’m Gwen Ryan, and I’m the sculpture conservator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The Hirshhorn Museum is the branch of the Smithsonian that houses primarily the modern contemporary collection. So you’ll find things […] Read More

Snapshot: Textile Treatments
Snapshot: Textile Treatments

My name is Caroline Dignes, I’m a dyer and painter, and I’m working on Hamlet with David Willard. This show is cool because David’s concept is a mixture of Jacobean costume meets rock and roll, […] Read More

The Making of Max Ernst (Episode 2) | AT THE MUSEUM
The Making of Max Ernst (Episode 2) | AT THE MUSEUM

This is crazy. This is ridiculous. It’s getting me up for my mid-afternoon drowsiness. For some reason I thought it was going to be like really easy. I guess there’s no reason it needs to […] Read More

Designing a Newlywed Couple’s First Place – Erin’spired – HGTV
Designing a Newlywed Couple’s First Place – Erin’spired – HGTV

– They’ve been used to living garage apartment for a long time. Mm hmm. This is going to be a huge, huge step up for them. [music playing] OK. Jean and Charles Bolden have been […] Read More

Building the Collection
Building the Collection

people often ask where do your quilts come from we acquire quotes both through purchases which are by a private endowment and through donation offers every potential addition to the collection is first considered by […] Read More