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Discovering Our Place is a project of the Yager Museum of Art & Culture and the Museum Studies minor program of Hartwick College.   The exhibition was created by the students in MUST304 Creative Exhibits in Spring 2021.


Discovering Our Place Project Team

Douglas Kendall, Museum Coordinator

Quentin Lewis, Collections and Programs Manager

Nisha Bansil, Adjunct Instructor in Museum Studies

Moussa Niang ‘22

Austin Oliver ‘22

Alexandra Sarette ‘22

Carrie Woodhams ‘20


The team would like to thank the following individuals and organizations whose assistance and support have been vital to the project:


Paul F. Cooper Jr. Archives, Hartwick College

Shelley Wallace, former College Archivist

Rachel Gleiberman, College Archivist


Greater Oneonta Historical Society

Robert Brzozowski, former Executive Director

Marcella Micucci, Executive Director

Andrew Kendall, Collections Assistant


SUNY Oneonta Office of Communication and Marketing

Lisa Miller, Director of Marketing


Discovering Our Place was inspired by You Are Here,a project of the Owens Art Gallery and Colville House at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada.  We would like to acknowledge the generosity  and encouragement of the Owens’ staff, especially Lucy MacDonald, The Robert V. and Grace Barritt Curator of Education and Community Outreach; Rachel Thornton, Curator of Digital Engagement; and Emily Falvey, Director/Curator.


Special thanks are due to the Hartwick College Office of Academic Affairs for their ongoing support of the Yager Museum and the Museum Studies Minor:  Dr. Barbara Feldman, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and  Dean of Faculty; Carla J. Kinser, Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and  Dean of Faculty; and Dr. Kellie H. Bean, former Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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