This exhibition was developed as a collaboration among Bard College students, staff, and faculty and the Red Hook, New York, community. Members of the Project Team:
Myra Young Armstead, Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies, Bard College
Erin Cannan, Dean of Civic Engagement, Bard College
Amy Husten, Managing Director, Bard College: The Montgomery Place Campus
Bill Jeffway, Executive Director, Dutchess County Historical Society
Claudine Klose, President, Historic Red Hook
Diana Louie (Village Fabric Shoppe, Red Hook) and Friends
Emily Majer ’95, Red Hook Town Historian
Amy Parrella ’99, Horticulture Manager and Arboretum Director, Bard College
Helene Tieger ’85, College Archivist, Bard College
Students enrolled in “The Window at Montgomery Place” course, Bard College, Spring 2019
Bdair Renad, Christina Duncan, Gabby Goldberg, Anisha Hosangady, Ashley Jones, Juliette Knapp, Sivan Levi, Emily Levine, Theo Lloyd, Nick Maharjan, Zelda Mazor-Freedman, Daniela Mingo, Carl Nelson, Talaya Robinson-Dancy, Cecily Rosenbaum, Maya Schwartz, Amanda Silva, Nikki Sway, Alya Toruner, Julia Wright, Alexandra Zhao, Sarah Zylka
Funding for this exhibition was made possible with support from the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors as part of Bard’s “Toward an Ethical Imagination: Illuminating the Invisible and Reviewing the Visible through Inclusive Community Histories,” Ariana González Stokas ’00, Dean of Inclusive Excellence, Project Director.
Banner image credit: Van Bergen Overmantel, c. 1733, attributed to John Heaten. Oil on cherry wood boards, 16” x 88”.Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, museum purchase NO366, 1954. Photograph by Richard Walker.