NARM Quarterly Fall 2018 - Page 10

New Members

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

Maysville, Kentucky

606-564-5865

www.kygmc.org

The Kentucky Gateway Museum Center is the operating entity of the Maysville and Mason County Library, Historical and Scientific Association. The Association was founded in 1878 for the establishment, promotion, and preservation of an institute in said city, uniting the advantages of a public library with those of a historical and scientific society. The physical facility now includes historical and changing exhibits in addition to a large miniatures gallery and historical research library.

Forbes House Museum

Milton, Massachusetts

617-696-1815

www.forbeshousemuseum.org

The Forbes House Museum preserves and celebrates the rich Forbes family history. As entrepreneurs, philanthropists and collectors, the family's aspirations and achievements mirrored America's development.

UICA (Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts) Society

Grand Rapids, Michigan

616-454-7000

www.uica.org

UICA presents new gallery exhibitions of contemporary artwork from regional, national and international artists throughout the year. UICA also hosts a range of events including docent-led tours, concerts, performance art, short film series, artist receptions, and gallery talks. UICA’s movie theater shows first-run independent cinema, international films, and documentaries six days a week.

The house itself is a beautiful Greek Revival style mansion, built in 1833 with a fortune earned in the early American China Trade, while several of its rooms exhibit the Victorian style favored later. It boasts a commanding view of the Boston harbor and city skyline. Inside, visitors will find treasures from the China Trade, items from a humanitarian relief voyage to Ireland in 1847, nautical artifacts, servants' rooms, and more.