Author: Museum Studies Program

November 17 – Museums at Noon presentation

Museums at Noon presentation by Amanda Respess (PhD candidate, Anthropology and History) “Narrative and Nationalism: Islamic Science in American Museum Practice” This talk examines the historical context of the acquisition of Islamicate scientific objects and their inclusion in American collections and exhibitions, which have...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Gina Konstantopoulos (MSP10)  Gina recently finished the second year of a post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, where she had the opportunity to work in the Near Eastern Art department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  From...

2018 Summer Internships in the Conservation of Art and Historic Works at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute

2018 Summer Internships in the Conservation of Art and Historic Works at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute   The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (Suitland, Maryland) is offering short-term opportunities to work on conservation and conservation research projects with conservators of art and historic works....