Author: Museum Studies Program

MSP16 at the Field Museum

Consider a graduate certificate in museum studies!

The MSP graduate certificate program creates an interdisciplinary environment for exploring historical and current theoretical, ethical and practice-based issues in and about museums (and related cultural institutions) from an “applied-theory” (or “critical practice”)  perspective. In a 12-credit hour plus practicum curriculum, students gain a...

March 17 conference – Museums and Intellectual Freedom

Aspiration/Obligation? Imagining Intellectual Freedom in Museums This event features leading figures from the American Library Association and the National Coalition against Censorship to advance a dialogue to assure—in the absence of national policy—rights of access to controversial museum exhibitions, museum collections information, and museum...

Publishing opportunity for museum students!

The Museum Scholar (www.themuseumscholar.org) is a free open access academic journal that provides an opportunity for all museum students and recent graduates to publish their work. Articles undergo a double-blind peer review, and are submitted to Crossref, DOI, and the LOCKSS archiving system when published. The Museum...