Christina Volpe

Host, Connecticut Curators
The Barnes Museum

Christina has overseen the cultivation and preserving of stories and collections so important to the rich history in our state...and currently oversees the collection at the Barnes Museum.

Christina Volpe is a historian specializing in CT industrial age history. Christina earned her MA in Public History from Central Connecticut State University and holds undergraduate degrees in Archaeology and Classics from the American University of Rome and in History from CCSU. Presently she is the Curator of The Barnes Museum in Southington, CT, her hometown and where she lives today with her daughter Anna and boyfriend Tevin


Connecticut Curators

Do you realize there are hundreds of museums across our state...museums in so many different areas of concentration...all dedicated to preserving stories and celebrating our journey, respecting those that came before us. This series tries to focus on these venues by putting a spotlight on those charged with overseeing them...not just the museums we all know...but the ones a short drive away that you do not they need to be celebrated as well. Connecticut Curators is all about the the people charged with preserving the stories, venues, artifacts and collections that make up our cultural footprint. We celebrate them...and the journeys they take us on!!!

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