Recent Acquisitions

Recent Acquisitions

The following items were accessioned in 2015  into our permanent collection:

  • Silver calling card tray, donated by Kathryn Trakas
  • Bob Cage acrylic, “Dragonfly,” donated by Lamar Barr
  • Six Emmit Gowin books, donated by Emmit Gowin
  • Three Emmet Gowin photographs, donated by the artist
  • Danny Vaden (artist), photo of boy statue, donated by C.B. Maddox and William J. Wellbank
  • David Dabbs (artist) Civil War painting, donated by the Dabbs family
  • Jesse Andrew (artist) photograph, donated by Ben Rippe
  • Willie Anne Wright (artist) two 1993 silver gelatin pinhole photographs, front of mansion and “Jefferson Davis’ bed,” donated by the artist
  • Duane Raver (artist), “Turkey” painting, donated by Carolyn and Joseph Gibson.
  • Vernon Geyer(artist), “Surf Wader,” bonded-marble resin sculpture, c.1992, donated by Anne Geyer
  • The Schoolfield Collection, 2019, on loan to the museum by Dana and Barry Reagan with the Schoolfield Preservation Foundation
  • The Civil Rights Exhibit , c. 2019, gifted by Emma Edmunds