Author Archives: Rachel Isadore Steinberg

About Rachel Isadore Steinberg

I'm Rachel. I'm a writer, a reader, a tea drinker, a tree climber, a dog lover, a journaler, a wonderer, a wanderer, an advocate, a believer, and a baker.

Families

A week ago, the Muscarelle held its annual Family Day in the gallery. We had a ton of William and Mary students volunteer, which was awesome, and although they sometimes outnumbered the children I think they had fun doing some … Continue reading

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The Artists are Here!

Tom Poolaw, Dolores Purdy Corcoran, and Steven Judd – three contemporary Native artists from Oklahoma (whose names should sound familiar, if you’ve been reading this blog with any regularity) – arrived in Williamsburg Wednesday night, along with Leslie Zinbi, the … Continue reading

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Tours ‘n More

Last Monday, Zac, Professor M-L, and I gave a tour to to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. It was the first tour I’d taken any part in leading (not counting the one I did for my friends…because that’s just … Continue reading

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Go See the Exhibit!

It’s finally open! Can you believe it? Please, go and see this crazy exhibit I’ve been blogging about for months! I’m telling you, even if you don’t understand all of it, or don’t feel like reading all the didactics, the … Continue reading

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A Little Chaos, A Lot of Fun

It would seem that I have no free time anymore – if I have a spare hour or two between classes I find myself at the museum, learning to make object labels or copyediting didactic texts. Of course, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Seven Days To Go

Today I visited the Muscarelle for the first time since last semester. The scene I encountered was both exhilarating and intimidating – there were paintings, plinths, and papers everywhere, waiting to be put in order. Myself, Dr. M-L, Jade, Zac, … Continue reading

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And…we’re back!

So it’s been quite a while since I utilized this blog, but someone recommended that I continue to post updates as all this crazy work nears fruition. After all, for those of you whom I haven’t already bugged about this, … Continue reading

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“If only we had more time…”

The internet in here is awful, and it’s late, and I’m tired (nothing new). So this’ll be quick. We bid goodbye to Norman this morning; it was actually raining just before we left, which was strange, because it’s almost always … Continue reading

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Lots of Talking, Little Sleeping

This will be quick. Today was another archive day. We found lots of beautiful documents. I <3 documents. Really. But it’s exhausting. After the museum closed we went back to Tribes 131 to meet Leslie (the owner) again. She very, … Continue reading

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Bigfoot (among other things)

Today was…how can I even explain today? Where we were wasn’t anything like the museums and archives we’ve been rushing around in for most of this trip. It wasn’t even like the galleries, and the people we talked to weren’t … Continue reading

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