Category: News & Publications

Oct 13 presentation – The “Calculated Frightfulness” of ISIS: Threats to Middle Eastern Cultural Heritage in Historical Perspective

Oct 13 at 6:30 pm, UMMA auditorium.  Geoffrey Emberling (UM Kelsey Museum) will contextualize the horrifying destruction of monuments and looting of sites and museums in the Middle East by the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS). He will discuss western responses to these actions, from government...

MSP faculty and alumni at MMA conference

  The annual Michigan Museums Association annual conference has come to a close, and many of our Museum Studies Program faculty and alumni participated throughout the event. A gallery of photos can be viewed here. A full schedule of events and presentations that took place...

Letter from the Director, September 2015

Dear Friends, Welcome to the 2015-16 academic year and to our newly redesigned web site. We hope you had a wonderful and productive summer. Ours was busy and fun. Six of our MSP students completed their practicums this summer in locations including the Huntington...

Kudos for Summer 2015

Here are some student accomplishments that we learned about in May. David Choberka (MSP03) David is completing his third year as Mellon Academic Coordinator at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. His main responsibility is to increase visits to the museum by university...