Designing Motherhood: Things That Make and Break Our Births

Mütter Museum, Philadelphia. May 8, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Center for Architecture and Design, Philadelphia. Sept 10 – Nov 14, 2021
Mass Art Museum (MAAM), Boston. June 11 – December 18, 2022


Selected press:

The New York Times, Menstrual Cups in Museums? It’s Time.

The Guardian, Designing Motherhood: project puts objects shaped by maternity in focus

Vogue, A New Exhibition in Philadelphia Examines the Hidden Histories of Reproduction

The Washington Post, The Lily, Forceps, breast pumps, IUDs: This exhibit puts motherhood on display

Smithsonian Magazine, Designing Motherhood

The National, Scotland’s baby box to go on display in American Designing Motherhood exhibition

Artdaily, Designing Motherhood exhibition opens at the Mütter Museum

Monopol, Geburt und Gegenstände Wie Mutterschaft designt wird

The Boston Globe, The ‘hidden mothers’ in old photographs

Nursing Clio, Reproductive Designs and the Stories Behind Them: A Review of Designing Motherhood

Fashion Studies Journal, book review

Black Power in Print

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Online (here), debuted fall 2021



New Light: Encounters and Connections

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. July 3, 2021 – August 22, 2022

Samantha Nye: My Heart’s In A Whirl

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. June 12 – Oct 31, 2021