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Museum show examines race and who built early Austin

“If These Walls Could Talk,” a richly embroidered show that explores race and class in early Austin, operates on five levels of perception.

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If These Walls Could Talk (REVIEW) – Neill-Cochran House Museum

Historic house museums of the Antebellum South period often have the ability to skirt around the precarious issues that surround their existence. The Neill-Cochran House Museum, however, is changing this paradigm with the exhibition, If These Walls Could Talk

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'If These Walls Could Talk' at Neill-Cochran House Museum

A look at the major history and artistic collaboration.

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The Artists Behind 'If These Walls Could Talk' Aim To Be 'Gentle Provocateurs'

For the next few months, the Neill-Cochran House Museum will host If These Walls Could Talk, a collaborative art piece from actor Jennifer Cumberbatch and sculptor Ginger Geyer. It’s an ambitious undertaking, featuring dozens of Geyer’s porcelain works, several performances by Cumberbatch, filmed pieces, discussions and more.

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If These Walls Could Talk, a collaborative exhibition presented by the Neill-Cochran House Museum and Alumna Rowena Dasch

Alumna Rowena Dasch (MA, 2001; Ph.D. in Art History, 2012) has served as the Director of the Neill-Cochran House Museum (NCHM) since 2013, overseeing its continued evolution as an organization committed to connecting Austin’s past to a collective experience of the present. This spring, it presents the exhibition If These Walls Could Talk, placing ceramicist Ginger Geyer’s modern porcelain sculpture into the historic spaces of the museum. 

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New exhibition at Neill-Cochran House Museum

FOX 7 Austin’s Jacqueline Sarkissian gets more details about “If These Walls Could Talk”.

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The Artists Behind 'If These Walls Could Talk' Aim To Be 'Gentle Provocateurs'

For the next few months, the Neill-Cochran House Museum will host If These Walls Could Talk, a collaborative art piece from actor Jennifer Cumberbatch and sculptor Ginger Geyer. It’s an ambitious undertaking, featuring dozens of Geyer’s porcelain works, several performances by Cumberbatch, filmed pieces, discussions and more.

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Meet Austin’s Memory Keeper

The executive director of the Neill-Cochran House Museum, Rowena Houghton Dasch, reflects on sharing the stories of Austin’s history and helming a 60-year-old startup.

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Blasts from the Past: Old Austin Homes Leave Clues for Surviving our Summers

“It was less humid in those days,” says native Austinite Mary Cochran Bohls, 92, “before they put in the lakes.”

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She's 92 and Grew Up in What's Now an Austin Museum

When she was a child, did Mary Cochran Bohls, 92, slide down the polished banister of the Neill-Cochran House, now an Austin museum, while growing up in the handsome 1856 home?

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A House Built on History: Neill-Cochran House Museum Offers a Glimpse into Austin's Past

NEILL-COCHRAN HOUSE MUSEUM OFFERS A GLIMPSE INTO AUSTIN’S PAST

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Neill-Cochran House Museum Keeps History Alive in Changing Times

Exhibits of antiques, artwork, and folk crafts tell stories of Texas in one of Austin’s oldest buildings, an 1856 house

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WEST Pop Up at the Neill-Cochran House Museum

For the West Austin Studio Tour, 15 artists show their work in this historic Austin home to varying and delightful effect

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Joy and Delight at Austin's Historic Neill-Cochran House Museum

This exquisitely wrought world, that brings both the familiar and the exotic, is on display now through April 28 at another Austin gem, the Neill-Cochran House Museum.

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Austinite Unearths History of her Grandmother, Impressionist Painter Anna Huntington Stanley

The woman sits in a field. She holds up a tool of some sort. In the smudged blue distance, we spy two windmills.

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Austin museum extends hit show on Impressionist painter

“Through Her Eyes,” a unexpectedly popular exhibit of works by 19th-century American painter Anna Stanley, has been extended through Feb. 3.

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West Austin Studio Tour Weekend 2: Our picks and highlights

Rain didn’t dampen the first weekend of the West Austin Studio Tour. Among the delights seen out and about on the tour were several pop-up exhibits — proof once again that despite Austin’s rising rents and rapid gentrification, artists will find a way to creatively exhibit their work.

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