Ralph Gardner Jr: I’m Honored

Ralph Gardner, Jr., a journalist and WAMC commentator, talks about his experience being an honoree at the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon’s annual benefit. Listen here.

John Campbell and Kathy Weiser Elected to the Board of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

The trustees of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon unanimously elected John Campbell and Kathy Weiser to the Board on Saturday, November 16. Read the full press release.

“Disuse of photographs”: Pictures of individuals in a communal society

In the 1870s, the leadership of the Shakers struggled with a growing problem: the taking and keeping of photographs. The question of whether or when it was appropriate for Believers to own photographs illustrates the particular challenges confronting the leaders of a communal society, and the concerns that the Ministry expressed show the blend of […]

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