The Oshkosh Public Museum is pleased to announce that Emily Rock has joined the staff as Registrar. Emily earned her master’s degree in history with a certificate in museum studies from UW-Milwaukee. For the past six years, Emily was a curator at the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton where she managed the collection, coordinated field trips and public programs, and worked on exhibits. Among the many skills Emily brings to the Museum is experience with the Past Perfect collection database. Additionally, she handled loans and shipping for major traveling exhibitions brought to The Castle, and regularly worked with donors, members, and volunteers. Emily also held roles in education and exhibition development, and she is a frequent contributor to Voyageur magazine. A native of the Green Bay area, Emily knows and appreciates the history of the Fox Valley region. As a non-profit regional history museum, the Oshkosh Public Museum is entrusted with the care of more than 300,000 collections and historical documents representing the history, culture and heritage of the region. Housed in the historic Sawyer home since 1924, the Museum is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places and is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. An amazing resource for research and discovery, the Museum brings history to life through quality exhibitions and special programs, engaging guests in ways that inspire discovery.
The Oshkosh Public Museum is a non-profit regional history museum entrusted with the care of more than 300,000 historical photographs, documents, and artifacts that represent the history, culture and heritage of the region. Housed in the historic Sawyer home since 1924, the Oshkosh Public Museum is an amazing resource for research and discovery of Oshkosh and the Lake Winnebago region. Situated just off the Fox River near historic downtown Oshkosh, the Museum’s mission is to preserve the area’s colorful legacy, and to bring history to life through innovative exhibitions and educational programs that will both inspire and entertain guests of all ages and interests.