As The Franklin Institute’s Collections Manager, Emily is responsible for the day-to-day care of the museum’s 40,000 collection items. She also manages the Institute’s Artifact Loan Program, as well as their two scientific journals. She believes every artifact has a story to tell.
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Since 2006, The Franklin Institute has been the home for Legodelphia: a mini Philly, by local artist, Austin Mosby. Mosby graciously lent his sculpture to the Institute through our Artifact Loan Program, so that visitors may see a new perspective of our beloved city. I was able to chat with Austin about his process behind creating Legodelphia.
Curatorial Staff with Lightning Rods on loan from Josh Sapan (IC2012-001)