OMCA Blog: All Posts

  • Hand-carved suiseki stone
    May 27, 2020
    Gallery Guide Addie Brian takes a closer look at a suiseki rock, an ancient art form that still inspires today.  
  • Lori Fogarty and her friends smile and pose
    May 21, 2020
    As we continue to shelter-in-place, Director & CEO Lori Fogarty has turned to journaling and shares her thoughts and reflections on the current moment. How are your documenting this moment? Share your thoughts with us below.
  • Silk chicken toy from the 1920s
    May 20, 2020
    What's the story behind a 1920s chicken toy in OMCA's collection? Registrar Meredith Patute (and her pet chicken Redd) find out.  
  • Recipe booklet from 1917
    May 13, 2020
    During the shelter in place, Associate Registrar Jadeen Young tackled a new baking project—from a 1917 recipe booklet called 55 Ways to Save Eggs.  
  • A blue diary that reads: Five Year Diary
    May 7, 2020
    As we shelter-in-place, our Director & CEO Lori Fogarty has turned to journaling for reflection and inspiration, looking to her own dad’s journal from the Great Depression as a guide.  How are your documenting this moment? What are you doing to keep the “higher purpose” in mind? Share your thoughts with us below.