When looking at labels in your favorite museum, you might notice that the objects are referred to with specific sets of numbers. Sometimes a combination of numbers, letters, and years, these sequences can often seem like another language…welcome to Museum Accessioning 101.
Author: Jenniffer Powers
Making Our List and Checking it Twice: The 2020 Collections Inventory
Learn how the Collections Team organized and implemented the 2020 Complete Collections Inventory.
Creating the Guest Spaces
Take a look at how the last rooms of the House were furnished.
Every Object Needs a Rest
What exactly do we mean by letting an object “rest?” Read about two textile pieces coming off exhibit and why.
Organization- 18th Century Style
Colorful bandboxes sparked joy in 18th-century organization
The Ins and Outs of January Closure
What happens when Montpelier is closed to the public each January?
From Family Memories to Historical Record
The ongoing task of preserving the duPont Family Scrapbooks.