In August 2010, Reynolda House embarked on a three-year, comprehensive electronic cataloging project of the Museum's collections. The first year of the project was focused on cataloging objects in the fine art collection, while the second and third years expanded their concentration to incorporate objects from the historic house. This included photographing each object, organizing existing documentation, and creating original research. We purchased a new database, The Museum System (TMS), in which we are able to enter all of this information.

July 18, 2012
July 18, 2012 We are busy finishing up our Year Two business, much of which includes getting the majority of the Fine Art Collection into TMS. The new robust records are a delight to read....
June 18, 2012
June 18, 2012 One of the great features of TMS is the ability to deliver data on a specific object (or group of objects) with a report.  When someone asks for details on a work in our...
June 8, 2012
June 8, 2012 When we acquired our Mary Cassatt, Madame Gaillard and Her Daughter Marie-Thérèse, 1897 it had a different title. Research in the 1990s revealed that the old title (...
May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012 During the first part of this week we were able to, once again, work with Ellen Denker, our contracted Decorative Arts Curator.  She was able to look at over 60 objects in...
May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012 Chloe and I wrapped up our documentation project in RJ's Study this week. The main event occurred on Monday, while we were closed to the public. In order to fully document the...