Christian Carr

Harriet (Christian) Carr

Art history professor

Education

  • B.A., Hollins University
  • M.A., Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture
  • Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Awards, recognitions and honors

Fellowships from: Winterthur Museum and Library, National Preservation Institute, The Attingham Trust for the Study of Historic Houses and Collections, and The Bard Graduate Center

Grants from: The Institute for Museum and Library Services, Virginia Association of Museums for exhibition funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  • “Young Audience for Old Collections,” included in “Rethinking Learning: Museums and Young People,” MuseumsEtc, 2009. Also included in “10 Must Reads: Learning, Engaging, Enriching,” MuseumsEtc, 2014.
  • Entries on Chippendale, Rococo Revival and Art Nouveau decorative arts in “Encyclopedia of American Material Culture,” ABC-CLIO, 2008. Also included in “A Seamless Web: Transatlantic Art in the Nineteenth Century,” Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Presentations:

  • “The Museum Matrix: Savannah to St. Petersburg” at The Professor Talks lecture hosted by the SCAD Art History Society, Savannah, Georgia (Spring 2014).
  • "Heritage Matters: Museums as a Catalyst for Tourism in the American South" at the Museum and Politics Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia (Fall 2014).

Exhibitions:

  • “The Museum Matrix: Savannah to St. Petersburg” at The Professor Talks lecture hosted by the SCAD Art History Society, Savannah, Georgia (Spring 2014).
  • "Heritage Matters: Museums as a Catalyst for Tourism in the American South" at the Museum and Politics Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia (Fall 2014).

    • Discover Silver (2010); Domestic Service in the Gilded Age South (2006); Art Nouveau and Art Deco Treasures from a Private Collection (2005).