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Curator and Collections

Special Suffrage Exhibit – August 2020

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, our Curator, Jesse Williams, has created a special Suffrage exhibit in the Mansion that will be on display during August. Suffrage supporters were working for the American woman’s right to vote in the mid-19th century. The amendment was first introduced in 1878…

Belle Meade Receives 2020 TAM Awards

Congratulations to our Curator, Jesse Williams, for receiving two Awards of Commendation from the Tennessee Association of Museums! At the 2020 TAM Annual Conference, Jesse was recognized for his Spring Sporting Exhibit (Temporary Exhibit) and D-Day Anniversary (Special Event). We greatly appreciate Jesse and our Collections Manager, Valerie Cecil, who maintain the Mansion, research archives to create new…