Hammer Blog

  • Behind the Scenes in the Registrar Department

    Behind the Scenes in the Registrar Department

    I met with Alex Bancroft, assistant registrar, and Haley Di Pressi, registrarial assistant, to gain a new understanding of this department. From traveling across the Atlantic on a cargo plane with an artwork, to “tucking in” prints in their storage boxes like babies, Alex and Haley shared what it’s like to work as registrars at the Hammer.

  • Hammer Highlights 2016: Installing Leap Before You Look

    Hammer Highlights 2016: Installing Leap Before You Look

    It was such a delight to install Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957. One of the nice aspects about being a part of an installation process is the intimate relationship we develop with the works. We unpack, examine, hold, and measure each work, and as such get a very tactile understanding of each thing we handle.