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The Hidden Art of Installations

Posted On January 14, 2016 | 11:07 am | by meredithb | Permalink
Museum Cases and Mounts at Dumbarton Oaks

Many of the objects in Dumbarton Oaks’ collection rest on mounts that seem almost to disappear completely from view. In this month’s video feature, Museum Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator Renée Alfonso and Museum Exhibit Technician Colin Kelly offer a look behind the scenes at how cases and mounts are designed and installed for our ongoing show 75 Years / 75 Objects, which rotates monthly. Click on the link below to watch, and please consider subscribing to our YouTube channel, where you can watch Dumbarton Oaks’ growing library of short videos!