Tour the Skinner Museum
Introductory tour of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum
Filmed by Meridith Richter with narration by Aaron F. Miller
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Last month, a blogger for OnlyInYourState.com deemed Mount Holyoke’s Joseph Allen Skinner Museum the number one weirdest place in Massachusetts. Aaron F. Miller, MHCAM’s Associate Curator of Visual and Material Culture, takes the opportunity to explore the top 10 weirdest objects in the Skinner Museum collection. A mummified wedding cake? A Teddy Roosevelt nutcracker? Read on to learn about these wondrous oddities!
Associate Curator of Visual and Material Culture Aaron Miller is back with another list of ten delightfully strange objects from the collection of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum. This time, see if you can match his amusing descriptions with the objects. And don't miss out on a visit to the Skinner Museum before it closes for the season!
This resource will help educators incorporate material culture into their curriculum through an exploration of the collection of Joseph Allen Skinner. The resource introduces the idea of what a collection is and who Joseph Allen Skinner was as a collector. It will...