Museum Studies Program Blog

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...

OCT. 25th – Repatriation and Restitution of Cultural Heritage, a Roundtable

Department of Classical Studies DEI Committee   Roundtable: Repatriation and Restitution of Cultural Heritage: Museums, Universities, and the Ethics of Community Engagement October 25, 2:30-3:30PM Classics Library   This roundtable was prompted by similar events in US universities (e.g. Brown University), after the publication...

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...