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Iberville Museum selects Brantley new curator

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Elizabeth Brantley

PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Museum in announced it has appointed Elizabeth Brantley as director/curator.

Brantley's appointment is part of the museum's dedication to preserving the history of Iberville Parish and its citizens. A Port Allen native, she will work with the Iberville Museum Association board to oversee the operations of the museum and its collections as well as to expand the museum's programming.

Brantley comes to the Iberville Museum with 15 years of experience working in museums and historic sites. Most recently she worked at the National Scouting Museum in Irving, Texas where she served as curator of Collections & Exhibitions.

The graduate of LSU has also completed internships at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Va.

"I am very excited to begin work at the Iberville Museum," Brantley said. "The museum is a treasure for the people of south Louisiana and I can't wait to bring their stories to life through exhibitions and programs."

The Iberville Museum is located at 57735 Main Street in Plaquemine in the former Iberville Parish Courthouse (circa 1848). Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact us at 225-687-7197 for more information.