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.

April 23, 2012
April 23, 2012 Previous to this project, if someone wanted to learn about a work in our collection they needed to look in many different places. First stop would be the Object file—with...
April 4, 2012
April 4, 2012 This week Chloe and I began to process objects in Katharine Reynolds' Study.  We are affixing unique museum numbers, recording accurate measurements, and performing condition...
March 16, 2012
March 16, 2012 It was fun to work on the provenance for our Jeremiah Theus, Mrs. Thomas Lynch, 1755. The painting had been kept in the family until the late 1960s when Barbara...
March 2, 2012
March 2, 2012 Earlier this week Ellen Denker, our lovely Decorative Arts Contract Curator, bid us a visit. This trip she spent time looking at objects currently and historically on view in...
February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 Our work Map Projections: The Cube, 1986 by Agnes Denes was created using special techniques. It is a lithograph that has an added touch. The work was hand dusted...