Sad goodbyes to someone who has crept deep into our hearts. THANK YOU KATE! Your energy, punctuality and preciseness has been a tremendous asset for the Museum.
Kate McDannold is a public historian and research fellow with a passion for creating inclusive, engaging museum environments. She received her BA in History and a Public History certificate from Western Carolina University in 2014, and next week,will graduate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s MA in History/Museum Studies program. Over the past academic year, she worked with DMFAH as a guest curator on the Camilla Williams exhibit that opened in January. She researched and organized the collection, wrote all of the panel text, and assisted with the installation of the exhibit in the Jennings and Schoolfield galleries. She also created educational materials for the DMFAH that are accessible online for anyone who would like to learn more about the life of one of Danville’s most remarkable and inspiring residents."