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Weathervane’s 75th Anniversary Display - The History Panels— Created by Alan Scott Ferrall

The History Panels were created thirteen years ago to celebrate Weathervane’s 75th year of continuous operation.  Weathervane is now celebrating its 88th Season.  The panels depict different chapters of the Weathervane story, representing who we were and the journey that brought us to where we are today.  They illustrate:

The Founders  There would be no Weathervane without our Four Founders, each of whom brought her own set of skills to the project.

The Buildings  in which we performed are very much a part of who we are, just as much as the people who filled them with their talents in drama and music.

Women’s Board  which had its origins in service to the Theatre.  The Women’s Board has now become The Volunteer Guild, which continues to provide service to Weathervane in many ways.

 

Education  which, of course, was at the forefront in the minds of our Founders. This continues to be an important aspect of Weathervane’s mission.

A Life in the Theatre  These panels honor those volunteers who started their acting careers at the beginning of Weathervane’s existence—from the Marshall Avenue Barn through the Copley Road years, and who also spent significant time at the new building here at Weathervane Lane.  Robert and Florence Beard, Margaret McKinley Moore, and Noble S. “Jim” Elderkin were all charter members of Weathervane.

Alan Scott Ferrall, Scenic Designer/Technical Director, now retired, worked tirelessly with the help of volunteers to gather all the information, photos, clippings etc. and was able to organize everything into these beautiful panels.  He also wrote all the text for the panels. It was an heroic undertaking that was also a labor of love for him.  He is a kind, generous, and wonderfully talented man who was devoted to Weathervane.

 

Marci Paolucci
Gallery Curator

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In The Harris Gallery

In the Harris Family Gallery

Weathervane’s 75th Anniversary Display - The History Panels— Created by Alan Scott Ferrall

The History Panels were created thirteen years ago to celebrate Weathervane’s 75th year of continuous operation.  Weathervane is now celebrating its 88th Season.  The panels depict different chapters of the Weathervane story, representing who we were and the journey that brought us to where we are today.  They illustrate:

The Founders  There would be no Weathervane without our Four Founders, each of whom brought her own set of skills to the project.

The Buildings  in which we performed are very much a part of who we are, just as much as the people who filled them with their talents in drama and music.

Women’s Board  which had its origins in service to the Theatre.  The Women’s Board has now become The Volunteer Guild, which continues to provide service to Weathervane in many ways.

 

Education  which, of course, was at the forefront in the minds of our Founders. This continues to be an important aspect of Weathervane’s mission.

A Life in the Theatre  These panels honor those volunteers who started their acting careers at the beginning of Weathervane’s existence—from the Marshall Avenue Barn through the Copley Road years, and who also spent significant time at the new building here at Weathervane Lane.  Robert and Florence Beard, Margaret McKinley Moore, and Noble S. “Jim” Elderkin were all charter members of Weathervane.

Alan Scott Ferrall, Scenic Designer/Technical Director, now retired, worked tirelessly with the help of volunteers to gather all the information, photos, clippings etc. and was able to organize everything into these beautiful panels.  He also wrote all the text for the panels. It was an heroic undertaking that was also a labor of love for him.  He is a kind, generous, and wonderfully talented man who was devoted to Weathervane.

 

Marci Paolucci
Gallery Curator