Category: News & Publications

Oct 22 – “The Unvarnished Truth”: Reframing the National Narrative at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

William S. Pretzer, Senior Curator of History, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture This presentation will explore the American story through the lens of the African American experience as displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...

Museums Advocacy Day 2020

Museums Advocacy Day is a unique opportunity to network with peers from your region, hear from federal agency and nonprofit leaders, and build your own professional skills. Get timely, insider information from policy leaders and the tools and information you need to be a successful...

Student kudos!

Kudos to…  Kimberly Ransom (MSP18), doctoral student in Educational Studies who is bringing childhood voices back into the story of the historic Rosenwald school in Pickens County, Alabama.  Ransom and Rosenwald alumni have worked together on a museum at the restored school to commemorate...

UM launches new arts initiative

A comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” at the University of Michigan was announced Oct 3 by President Mark Schlissel. Underscoring the importance of the arts—including their power to foster creativity, create fuller and smarter humans, and advance humanity—Schlissel also...

Call for papers – The Museum Scholar

The Museum Scholar (TMS) is accepting submissions from current students and emerging professionals. Submissions can include original, unpublished work that explores all topics important to the museum community.   Consider turning your final paper or master’s thesis into an article! Submissions are reviewed on a rolling...