Museum Studies Program Blog

MSP16 members assist with Rackham workshop

The Rackham workshop, Making Sensory Ethnography (MSE), offers a collaborative and interdisciplinary space for students, faculty, and professionals to showcase unfinished projects and discuss the process of experimenting with ethnographic methods, forms, and content.   The workshop convenes around the prefix sensory as a...

Sept 29 -Museums at Noon presentation

Growing Protocols: Documenting the Collaborative Process within the Heritage Seeds for Sustainable Lifeways Project   Collaboration between museums and Native American communities has overwhelmingly centered on either museum exhibitions or legally-mandated processes such as those based on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Aimee VonBokel (MSP08) who was recently featured in the St. Louis American on a course she taught at Washington University called “Decoding Historic Landscapes,” discussing the enmeshed relationship between real estate and racism.

Museums at Noon fall schedule

Museums at Noon (previously called brown bags) is our afternoon series of presentations by students and museum professionals discussing their current projects in the world of museums.  Join us at noon in the UM Museum of Art auditorium for any of these diverse presentations. ...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Marc Levitt (MSP08) who presented at last year’s Society of American Archivists meeting on a panel entitled, “Embedded Archivists—Exploring New Depths in Teaching with Primary Sources,” and will present at this year’s upcoming Society of American Archivists meeting.  Marc will be moderating and...