Preserving Historic Textiles

Textiles reflect culture and history. They reveal the nuances of their time through fiber, color, and pattern. Reading a textile can be as informative as reading a history book. I am drawn to textiles for their power to tell a story, for their ability to transport the viewer to a distant time or reality as…

Baseball Heritage Museum

This past summer and fall, I completed my internship at the Baseball Heritage Museum. This was a fantastic year for the museum, especially with Cleveland hosting the all-star game. The all-star game really put the museum in the spotlight for all to see. I got to work with amazing artifacts dealing with Baseball history. The…

My Semester as a Curatorial Intern

I began my photography curatorial internship at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) in August of 2018. Founded in 1913, the museum strives to help the broadest possible audience understand and engage with the world’s great art while honoring the highest aesthetic, intellectual, and professional standards. Having worked for the museum’s Visitor Experience department for…

Working at the Archives

I’ve been working at the Cuyahoga County Archives over the summer. It’s an important place, as all archives are. Whether it’s a private organization or part of a government, many groups go through hundreds of thousands of documents every single day. Many of them tend to be too important to throw away, but not important…

2018 Internship at The Cuyahoga County Archives

A few weeks before the end of my second semester as a graduate student at Cleveland State University, I went on my first visit to the Cuyahoga Country Archives which is located in downtown Cleveland on East 40th Street and Perkins Avenue. I traveled to the archives in order to introduce myself to the Head…