What’s Your Farm Story? Ansel Adams Breaks Records, Wins First Prize
Reynolda House is showcasing the importance of the family farm in an The record-breaking exhibifon that closed at Reynolda House in July,An-
exclusive exhibifon on view through December 31. Grant Wood and the sel Adams Eloquent Light, just keeps delivering good news for the Muse-
American Farm explores the importance of farming through the eyes of um. In August, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) awarded Reyn-
American arfsts from 1850 to 1950, including Grant Wood, Winslow olda House First Prize for exhibifon collateral for the exhibifon brochure/
Homer, Childe Hassam, Thomas Hart Benton, Arthur Dove, Charles field guide. AAM is the nafonal accredifng organizafon for the museum
Sheeler, and Andrew Wyeth. Reynolda House’s Wood masterpiece, field, comprised of more than 30,000 museum professionals and insftu-
“Spring Turning,” will feature prominently alongside 35 works of art on fons.
loan from 17 museums from around the country. The exhibifon will also The exhibifon’s logo leverag-
include historic North Carolina farm equipment. The exhibifon is curated es the typography style from
especially for Reynolda House—its only venue—by the museum’s curator, Adams’ original exposure
Allison Slaby. records. Drawing inspirafon
The Museum is calling for memories and stories of the farm from the pub- from those carried by out-
lic throughout the season. Share your farm story on social media using the doorsmen, the brochure is
tag #ReynoldaFarm. designed for note-taking,
educafon, and explorafon.
Reynolda has its own farm story that will be shared in another exhibifon Layers of silver ink and subtle
on view starfng October 29, Reynolda at 100: Reynolda Farm. Drawn spot gloss varnishes over a
largely from the historic photographs and manuscript collecfons from the matte white background cap-
Reynolda House Archives, many on display for the first fme, the exhibifon ture Adams’s passion for light,
will illustrate the impact of the Reynolda farm on local agriculture and the while offering moments of
context and condifons of life at Reynolda. discovery about his life, his work, and vintage photographic process-
Visit the Museum website for informafon on exhibifon events and talks, es. Thanks to an intricate cut-and-fold process, the final page unfolds into
many of which are free to faculty and staff. a shimmering poster featuring a line drawing reimagining of a famous
photograph of Adams atop his wagon– but rendered in subtle spot gloss
varnish, so that it’s only visible when the poster is shifted from side to side
in the viewer’s hands, making them involved in capturing the right light.
The Museum announced in July that it had set a new annual attendance
record at the end of fiscal year 2016 that was 35% higher than its average
New Trails Around Reynolda House annual attendance over the past 11 years. TheAnsel Adams Eloquent Light
Using the 2009 Cultural Landscape Report jointly commissioned by Wake brochure will be featured in the November/December issue of Museum
Forest and Reynolda as a guide, Reynolda House embarked on a landscape magazine.
restorafon project in spring 2015 that was completed over the summer.
The project had mulfple goals and many areas of work, and included Admission is Free for Faculty and Staff
three main elements: 1) the parfal restorafon of the front and back vistas Reminder that general admission to Reynolda House Museum of American
around the historic 1917 home, 2) pathway connectors to the formal gar- Art is free for faculty and staff, plus one guest! In addifon, many programs
den and village, and 3) parfal restorafon of original planfng plans around throughout the year are also free to Wake Forest faculty. Please consult
the bungalow. Next fme you visit Reynolda, you’ll nofce marked trails the Museum’s calendar to idenffy these programs and more.
that lead from Reynolda Gardens to the Museum entrance, and around
the north side of the house to Reynolda Village. For images documenfng
the project, search #ReynoldaLandscape on Instagram.
This Fall’s Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society lecture series features visifng speakers whose work illustrates race and jusfce in bioethics,
for more details please see ourSeptember Newsletter.
The Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society welcomes a wide variety of bioethics proposals. Fundable projects include conceptual or empirical
research, course development, community engagement, scholarly events and more. Funding may also be sought for the bioethics component
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