Nan Wolverton is the Director of Fellowships as well as Director of CHAViC, the Center for Historic American Visual Culture at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA. Nan earned her PhD in American Studies from the University of Iowa. She has published and lectured widely on material and visual culture topics. Nan has served as a Lecturer in American Studies and Art History at Smith College where she has taught courses on early American material and visual culture. She has also served the Executive Director at Historic Northampton, Inc., in Northampton, MA. She is a former Curator of Decorative Arts at Old Sturbridge Village where she oversaw the furnishings and interiors of the historic houses and curated numerous exhibitions and related programming. In addition, she has served as collections consultant to many museums in New England including the Emily Dickinson Museum, Historic Deerfield, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, and the Nichols House Museum on Beacon Hill. Along with her other responsibilities at the AAS, she is currently planning an exhibition on Paul Revere as an artisan in Revolutionary Boston.
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