Write 2 page essay on the topic : Cultural Event Report.
In addition, the museum always arranges new and appealing events for the visitors in order to gain their attention. When I listened about the event named as ‘Exhibition of Slavery of Jefferson’s Monticello’, I became curious about what is going to be presented to the viewers. I am interested in visiting museums because of my fascination with the artwork and creativity along with historical representations displayed there. When I reached the museum, I loved the atmosphere of the place, as I was able to see a number of displayed paintings and demonstrations.
National Museum of American History is a crowded place as whenever, I have visited the place, I have always noticed it populated with visitors. When I went to attend the exhibition of ‘Slavery of Jefferson’s Monticello’, the attendees of the event were from old age as well as young age, which showed that the place attracts a mixed crowd. According to Kareen M. (2012), too many people participated in making the event a success and those include fabricators, mount makers, conservators, collections managers and so on.
The first and foremost exhibit that attracted me the most was the greeting sculpture of Jefferson behind which, hundreds of names of enslaved persons were written under the title ‘Remembering those enslaved at Monticello’. The sculpture was itself a masterpiece as I noticed all the details of the sculpture. In addition, the museum also displayed a number of belongings of the enslaved residents of Mulberry Row such as knives, toothbrushes, pencils, writing slates and so on. There were also a number of paintings of enslaved people such as portrait of Ann-Elizabeth Fossett, Isaac Grander, Peter Fossett and so on. Various incidents and happenings were also painted and displayed by different artists.
Overall, the event was inspirational and fascinating, as people liked the displayed demonstrations a
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