Museum Studies Program Blog

Museum Week is coming!

#MuseumWeek is an international online event celebrating and showcasing all things from cultural institutions over 7 days, 7 themes, 7 hashtags! It will provide an opportunity for them to share and discuss their special passions with the public on social networks, using hashtags dedicated...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Alison Byrnes (MSP06) who became the Academic Specialist for Southeast Asian Studies at the International Institute at the University of Michigan this past winter.

May 18 – International Museum Day!

Did you know that there is an international museum day?!  There is!  This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society.  ICOM Advisory Committee organises the theme of this event that, given the high number...

museum studies minor alumni kudos!

Congratulations to museum studies minor and ecology & evolutionary biology alumni, Charlie Engelman and his tv show with National Geographic!  Charlie’s “Nature Boom Time!” is a show that’s both fun and educational, and it helps kids discover the natural world around them.  The show...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Kathy Zarur (MSP05) who recently co-curated an exhibition at the Museum of the African Diaspora called Where is Here.  Kathy curated the exhibit with Jacqueline Francis, who taught at the UM History of Art department. Kathy also assisted in curating another exhibition...