Laura Waring Gruber
Pictured left: New FANS Judy Bleecker and Karen Sewell explore the study drawers in the new gallery.
The highlight of our new FANS orientation was getting a sneak peek at the Museum’s new historic textiles gallery (the gallery opens October 14 with Threads of War: Clothing and Textiles of the Civil War). The FANS were instrumental in securing funding for this wonderful new gallery, so it was great to see the look of pleasure on their faces as curators Jan Hiester and Grahame Long showed them around. Pictured right: returning FAN Penny Walker inspects the Calhoun Artillery flag .
--Rachel Chesser, PR & Events Coordinator