curator, Historic Deerfield, Inc.
Amanda Lange serves as the curatorial department chair and curator of historic interiors at Historic Deerfield, Inc. Her most recent exhibition, "The Canton Connection: Art and Commerce of the China Trade, 1784-1860," focused on trade relations between America and China in the late 18th and early 19th centuries as well as highlighting Historic Deerfield's remarkable collection of Chinese export art. As a Mars Fellow, Amanda has been researching the history of chocolate in early America for the last four years. She is a member of the Colonial Chocolate Society, a scholarly group of museum professionals, academics, and historians underwritten by the Mars Foundation.