The Stories of the Upstate™ #249: (Erin Jones) "I found out that I'm related to Pocahontas."

         The Director of The Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University, Erin Jones brings, our 249th story.

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One of the largest collections of European Old Masters paintings in America, featuring works from such renown artists as Rubens, Tintoretto, van Dyck and Dore' is located on Wade Hampton Blvd in Greenville, SC on the campus of Bob Jones University.  And this collection is under the care of a Normal girl, Normal, Il native, that is.  Erin Jones was a speech and drama professor at Bob Jones University when she was asked by then University President and Chairman of the Museum and Gallery, Dr. Bob Jones to become it's newest director.  She accepted the job and has thrown herself fully into the job, grateful that her skills in speech and drama have helped her promote the Museum and Gallery and pleased that she still gets to do a bit of teaching with guests visiting the Museum and Gallery and in lectures and private events. 

                     To learn more about the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University, click here.