A Horn Island Transition

Updated: Dec 12, 2018

Greetings from Horn Island.

When I became director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, the first thing I did was venture out to this wilderness island of dune and vine, floating in the expanse of the Gulf of Mexico off the Mississippi coast.

I've been welcomed and embraced by the local community, for which I am grateful. Just as I was grateful for the welcome I received to Horn Island, an escort of playful dolphins, a multitude of butterflies alighting on golden blooms.

This is new frontier for me, but it's been explo