Misplaced: works by Lisa Lockman
Oct 30, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017 | Art Exhibition | 10:00AM - 5:00PM | KHN Gallery
Misplaced features pieces of a variety of media and holds a very personal meaning for Lockman. She describes it as her Ancestry Project, born from her curiosity about her female ancestors. Being able to trace her male ancestry back multiple generations, Lockman began this project in order to fill in the missing names of her many great-grandmothers.
The title of this exhibition Misplaced comes from testimony of Lockman's third great grandmother, Mary Ann Bennington, trying to prove her marriage to Stephen O. Lockman after his death so she could receive the widow's pension owed her. Since she could not produce a wedding certificate, two family members testified on her behalf to having been present at the wedding ceremony.
The piece Agatha is named for Lockman's eighth great grandmother. Her first name was discovered by Lockman through the birth record of her son, George Bauer, who was born on February 7, 1669 in Zuttlingen, Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg. Agatha is only one name of 256 grandmothers Lockman found in that entire generation.
Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | | 10:00AM - 5:00PM | KHN Gallery
The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts will be closed to the public from December 16 - December 31 for annual house cleaning and maintenance as we prepare for another full year in 2018.
Happy holidays to all!