Browse Exhibits (3 total)

IU Institute for Advanced Study: Repository Research Fellowship Project

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Repository Research Fellow and New Orleans-based artist, Natan Diacon-Furtado used Wylie House Museum and IU Archives collections to inform his projected light patterns in the museum. His pieces are representative of the lives of three lesser-known individuals who called Wylie House home for varying periods of time. Exhibit opening: September 17, 2021. 

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Call and Response: Creative Interpretations of the Wylie House

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Eight professional Indiana artists created new pieces for “Call and Response: Creative Interpretations of Wylie House,” an artistic extension of the Wylie House Museum’s commitment to share the lesser-known histories of people associated with the home. Sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Council at Indiana University, “Call and Response” is part of Indiana Remixed, the Council's program celebrating the arts and ideas that shape Indiana today.

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Elizabeth Breckenridge, 1843-1910

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What was life like for Elizabeth “Lizzie” Breckenridge (1843-1910), an African-American woman who spent most of her life living with and working as a domestic servant for the Theophilus Wylie family? Pulling from a variety of primary sources, this exhibit pieces together her life experience in the second half of the 19th century in Bloomington, Indiana.

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