This video shares artists Geyer and Cumberbatch share how the history of the Neill-Cochran House Museum inspires the If These Walls Could Talk exhibit. Understand the contribution slaves made to this site and our City. Accept this invitation to visit the If Walls Could Talk exhibit at the Neill-Cochran House Museum. See nchmuseum.org for more.
Take a tour with artist Ginger Geyer as she walks you through the dining room installation at the Neill-Cochran House Museum. You can see this installation and the entire exhibition of over 200 artworks in-person at the Neill-Cochran House Museum, Wed through Sunday 11 to 4. See nchmuseum.org for admission and more!
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The Neill-Cochran House Museum is proud to host the major history and artistic collaboration If These Walls Could Talk. The exhibition places ceramicist Ginger Geyer's modern porcelain sculpture into the historic spaces of the museum.
Geyer in collaboration with actor Jennifer Rousseau Cumberbatch has used the artwork as a launch pad for a series of conversations between two adolescent girls, Chlora and Ruby Virginia. The two girls, one white and one black, highlights similarities and dissonances between past and present, high art and material culture, and experiences and treatment one would have received in a home like the NCHM Greek Revival-style mansion depending on race, class, gender, and socio-economic status through time.
This is a link to a 2 minute promotional video for the exhibition on YouTube, If These Walls Could Talk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=CPsuC7PhImE&feature=emb_logo