Whittington receives award

Steve Whittington, director of the Museum of Anthropology, received the 2011 Creative Award for Best Bi-lingual Entry from the North Carolina Museums Council at its annual meeting in Greensboro on March 21. The award was for the catalog, “Art of Sky, Art of Earth: Cosmic Imagery in St. Bonaventure University’s Maya Collection,” that he write to accompany the museum’s exhibit of ancient pottery from the Maya civilization.The catalog, written in English and Spanish, describes the pieces in the exhibit, on loan from St. Bonaventure University.