Snite Moves

As the University prepares to open the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art, a Notre Dame Magazine series documents the staff’s meticulous, labor-intensive transfer process.

Author: Notre Dame Magazine


Snite Registrar Victoria Perdomo

Packed Schedule

by Margaret Fosmoe ’85

Before transferring nearly 1,000 objects to the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art, the Snite staff performs a delicate, deliberate process of documentation and conservation.


Snite Movers

Moving Works of Art

by Margaret Fosmoe ’85

How do you ship hundreds of precious cultural items four-tenths of a mile? Very carefully.


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Museum Pieces

by Margaret Fosmoe ’85

Completing the puzzle of the new Raclin Murphy requires following a painstaking plan — and knowing when to adjust.


Raclin Murphy Chapel Stained Glass

Divine Inspiration

by John Nagy ’00M.A.

A chapel showcasing the breadth and depth of the University’s religious art collection will make Raclin Murphy “distinct among museums, period.”


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Raclin Murphy Readies for Its Debut

by Margaret Fosmoe ’85

With 23 exhibit and teaching galleries, an object study room, a sculpture court and a chapel, the four-level museum is designed to serve the academic community and the public.