Exhibits

When Wolbach staff curate an exhibit they create a complementary online exhibit using a platform called Story Maps. This page lists Story Maps associated with current and past exhibits, as well as exhibit blogs produced prior to our adoption of Story Maps. 

Story Maps


Center for Astrophysics: Creative Space
Curated by Giancarlo Romeo and Rebecca Charbonneau
June 2022 - 

The Work of Knowledge: Glass Plate Photography and the Harvard College Observatory
Curated by Shea Hendry
December 2021 - June 2022

Exhibit Blogs


A History in Handwriting: The Directors of the CfA
Curated by Shea Hendry
March 2020 - December 2021

“A Peculiar Sense of Proprietorship”
Curated by Alex McGrath
September 2019 - March 2020

Drive and Joy: Annie Jump Cannon at HCO
Curated by Alex McGrath
May 2019 - September 2019

OOPs!: Trials and Travails in the Observatory’s Optics Projects
Curated by Alex McGrath
December 2018 - May 2019

Computers at Work: Astronomical Labor at the HCO at the Turn of the Century
Curated by Alex McGrath
July 2018 - December 2018

Whipple’s Moonwatch: Amateur Astronomers in the Space Age
April 2018 - July 2018
Curated by Jenny Koch

Cecilia and Sergei: American Astronomers
Curated by Alex McGrath
February 2018 - April 2018

Illustrating Astronomy: E.L. Trouvelot at HCO
Curated by Alex McGrath
October 2017 - February 2018

Eclipse Expeditions: From HCO and SAO out into the world
Curated by Alex McGrath
August 2017 - October 2017

The First Computer: Williamina Fleming and the Horsehead Nebula
Curated by Alex McGrath
May 2017 - August 2017

1872 drawings showing 4our views of Jupiter, sun spots, and solar protuberances
Trouvelot, E.L. (1872).