Morven Museum and Garden receives Award of Merit

The American Association for State and Local History announced Morven Museum and Garden is the recipient of an Award of Merit for its exhibition “Charles & Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.” The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 71st year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.

Curated by Morven Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, Elizabeth Allan, and curatorial consultant, Heather Smith, “Charles & Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Couple of an Age” is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the vices and virtues of this prominent couple. The five-gallery exhibition is designed by Isometric Studio of Brooklyn, New York.  It is on view at Morven through Oct. 23.

This year, AASLH presented sixty-three national awards honoring people, projects, exhibits and publications. The winners represent the best in the field and provide leadership for the future of state and local history. Presentation of the awards will be made at a special banquet during the 2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting in Detroit, Michigan, on Sept.16.

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Erica Chayes Wida is a writer, mom, and complete zealot when it comes to poetry, paella and globe collections. After graduating with a degree in Anthropology from UCLA, Erica moved to Italy where the seasons and old architecture inspired her journey back to the East Coast. Since then, she and her husband have created a nest egg locally and, over time, developed a rather grand love affair with the town of Princeton. Erica is senior editor at The Princeton Sun and enjoys fulfilling her Princeton affections on a daily basis. | View all posts by Erica Chayes Wida