The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has offered the Shaker Museum and
Library a grant to construct a construct and outfit a climate-controlled collections storage
facility in its new museum building. NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the
United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and
public programs in the humanities.
Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.