Recent thrills and exploits of the Jenks Society

The End of the summer was marked by wickets and whippets at Mark Dion’s summer abode.

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On September 17th, #AskACurator Day was celebrated in pure, Jenksian fashion.

On Friday, September 26th,  the Jenks Society recognized the anniversary of Professor Jenks’s passing with proper pomp and flourish.

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Black cloth was hung over the Professor’s portrait…

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Excerpts from the original memorial address were heard in the halls once more narrated by Jessica Palinski, Orchestrator of Jenksian Occasions & Overtures…

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…and in keeping with strict authenticity, the original music played at Jenks’s memorial address was performed by Rebecca Soules, Registrar of Rare Research & Artifact Recovery:


More information coming soon on the upcoming and terribly exciting “Lost Museums” Colloquium!

Here are a few new (and less than new) members of the Jenks Society planning and scheming new adventures yet to come.

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2 thoughts on “Recent thrills and exploits of the Jenks Society

  1. Of anything that was saved from the dumping of the professors specimens is there anything from his Florida explorations? I am in St. Lucie County Florida where lived the Jernigan rascal who provided the oxen for the trip from St. Lucie to Okeechobee Lake.

  2. Hello and thanks for your comment! Very few of the museum’s biological specimens survived, but at least a few specimens Jenks collected in Florida are among them. Brown Pelican eggs from his 1874 expedition to Lake Okeechobee are in the Lost Museum installation.

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