Dr. Daryn Reyman-Lock
Daryn Reyman-Lock, Ph.D. is the curator of the Barnum Museum. Always fascinated by “things,” she thoroughly enjoys investigating and researching objects to discover hidden information about their construction, history, and use as well as information about the artisans responsible for their creation and the hands that touched them over the course of their lives. Daryn not only interprets the Museum’s remarkable collections, but also manages and maintains them, ensuring their survival and well-being for future generations.
With over 20 years of international experience in historic preservation, archaeology and museum consulting, Daryn has interests in local placemaking and public history. She has worked with a variety of municipalities, organizations and individuals to preserve, protect, restore and rehabilitate historic spaces (both man-made and natural) to support community initiatives and highlight local history. She has been a consultant to a number of museums and responsible for the reinterpretation and management of their collections.