Whether revered as an icon of Southern heritage, or reviled as a symbol of enduring racism, Confederate flags remain a divisive issue. This exhibit educates the public about the original symbology (Vexillology) of the various Confederate flags as they were designed, and new meanings that popular culture attributes to them.
The Museum is located in the Sutherlin Mansion – the final site of Confederate headquarters during the last few days of the Civil war. It is a destination for Civil War enthusiasts, and serves a local community largely unfavorable to seeing the Confederate flag.
The balanced presentation looks at aspects of design variations, historical and current popular opinion, and local conflict related to displaying Confederate flags.
|Client:||Danville Museum of Fine Art and History|
|Project:||Divided Lines: The National Flags of the Confederacy|
|Partners:||Capitol Exhibit Services, Inc|
|Role:||Content Program / Writing / Graphic Design|