Author: aricken

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to John Kannenberg MSP10)…   In November 2015, John served as the Museum Director for the opening of The Museum of Portable Sound, housed within the London College of Communication. This new institution dedicated to bringing the culture of sound to the public and...

American Museum of Magic items digitized

Congratulations to our partner, the American Museum of Magic, for their recent inclusion in the Google Cultural Institute project.  Many of the amazing posters from the museum’s collection have been recently digitized for the world to see.  The collection can be seen here.

Nov 10 event – To Amphipolis and Back Again: Crisis Management, Heritage Politics, and Grassroots Activism as “New Heritage” in Greece

November 10 at 6:30 pm, UM Museum of Art auditorium:  Anthropologist Despina Margomenou will discuss the “Greek crisis” and its effect on the national and cultural identity and understandings of Greek heritage.  Her lecture will explore the impact of the crisis on archaeology, museums,...

Nov 3 event – “Cultural Heritage in Sites and Museums in India: Challenges and Opportunities”

November 3 at 6:30 pm, UM Museum of Art auditorium:  Shraddha Bhatawadekar (South Asian Studies) will discuss India’s repository of cultural heritage preserved in archaeological sites of past communities, monuments, and museums.  Such heritage is threatened by multiple risk factors, but initiatives have begun to...