Author: Museum Studies Program

Dec 2 event – Digitizing the Dodo: Three-Dimensional Digitization for Research and Public Outreach at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Please join us for a Museums at Noon conversation! Digitizing the Dodo: Three-Dimensional Digitization for Research and Public Outreach at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History  Presenter:  Taylor West (PhD candidate, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) Date:  Friday, December 2 Time:  12:00 pm Location:  Online via Zoom (Meeting...

MSP alumni participates as panelist in Dec 2 Eisenberg Institute roundtable

Beyond the Written Record: Exploring Past Sounds, Tastes, Smells, Vistas, and Touches Friday, December 2, 12 pm  •  Workshop  •  1014 Tisch Hall An EIHS Multi-sensory Presentation Series and Roundtable DiscussionThe past does not just consist of written words which are stowed away in archives. Just like we today,...

Collections Manager – Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Detroit)

Position Overview:As a vital member of the Charles H. Wright Museum’s Curatorial Department, the Collections Manager is responsible for the oversight of collections management including policy development and maintenance; artifact collections storage, safety, and access; cataloging, documentation, deaccessioning, and disposal. The Collections Manager oversees...

Taylor West – “Digital Redisplay at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History”

Digitization – the act of creating digital, virtual models of existing museum objects and displays – within the museum space can sometimes be a contentious topic. Curators and museum professionals champion the immersive experience that accompanies a traditional in-person visit, as many exhibits rely...