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February Program

MUSEUM STUDIES ARE TOPIC

AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

Brianna Jackson, formerly with the National Park Service, will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society on Monday, February 26, 7:00 p.m., at the History Center in Lawrenceville.

Jackson will present a program on museum studies, an academic field that includes investigation, curation, preservation, and exhibition of all things historical and cultural.


Jackson is a native of Wabash County, Illinois.  She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Evansville, and received a Master's Degree in museum studies from Indiana University.  Jackson worked with the FBI as part of an art crime team that resulted in the repatriation of art work and artifacts to China, Haiti, and several Native American tribes.  Her assignments with the National Park Service include Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, and the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. 


The meeting is free and open to the public.

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