Author: Museum Studies Program

A Letter From Malibu

This Letter from the Field was shared with us by Emma Sachs – MSP2010. The Getty Villa in Malibu, California, is the only museum in the United States exclusively dedicated to the cultures of the Ancient Mediterranean world, and it is here that I...

Using Objects of Intolerance to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice: The Case of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

David Pilgrim, Curator, The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia and Professor, Ferris State University The Jim Crow Museum (JCM) began as the personal project of then-Sociology Professor David Pilgrim, and grew out of his collection of more than 3,000 segregation-related artifacts. After using...