Good morning,

Reynolda House members are invited to be a part of our upcoming exhibition, Voyage of Life: Art, Allegory, and Community Response. The exhibition will feature community-sourced stories that illuminate life's myriad chapters and correlate to the art featured in the exhibition, including works by artists such as Lee Krasner, Robert Colescott, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Thomas Cole, Romare Bearden, and Grant Wood. Some stories will appear as text on gallery walls this July and others will be shared via social media.

Inspired by challenges over the last year, the Museum began planning this exhibition to draw together voices from the community with works of art exploring the human experience. You can make the exhibition incredibly meaningful by sharing your personal experiences and, in doing so, highlighting our common humanity and connections.

To connect to the stories to the themes of the exhibition, we’ve created some prompts and questions to guide you. Please consider responding by Wednesday, April 7. Review the FAQ to learn more. If you have any other questions, please ask! 

Share your story

Ready to contribute? Select one of the ways to do so below:

  1. Complete one of the Google Forms below and respond to one or more "prompt" questions
  2. Email volstories@reynolda.org with your answers to one or more questions of your choosing from this pdf

Please note that full names will not be shared along with the stories. Not interested in sharing, but know someone who would be? Feel free to forward this email to them. Thank you in advance for considering this opportunity to share your voice. 

Voyage of Life will be on view in the Babcock Wing Gallery from July 16-Dec. 1, 2021. Tickets will be on sale soon.
FORMS FOR STORY CONTRIBUTIONS
Above image: Thomas Cole, Voyage of Life: Youth, 1853-1856, engraving, Gift of Barbara B. Millhouse, Reynolda House Museum of American Art