Museum Studies Program Blog

March 29 – Museums at Noon presentation

Speaker:  Alison Rittershaus (PhD candidate, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology) When:  12:00 pm on Friday, March 29 Where: UM Museum of Art Multi-Purpose Room (125)   Enhancing Access to Roman Ceramics at the Harvard Art Museums The presenter will discuss the work...

Michigan Historic Preservation Network annual conference – May 16-18

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network’s 39th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference will be held May 16-18 in Holland, MI.  Participating as a scholar or volunteer provides unique networking opportunities and eliminates or generously reduces the cost of attendance. For conference details, visit: www.mhpn.org/happenings/annual-conference/.

The Museum Innovation Forum: Building More Equitable, Relevant and Impactful Museums – May 18, 2019

The Museum Innovation Forum: Building More Equitable, Relevant and Impactful Museums New Orleans Jazz Museum May 18, 2019 www.museuminnovationforum.com  Now, more than ever, museums are critically reflecting upon their practices and striving to adopt innovative approaches to their civic responsibilities. Whether the innovation is...

March 22 – Museums at Noon presentation

Speaker:  Megan Berkobien (PhD candidate, Comparative Literature) When:  12:00 pm on Friday, March 22 Where: UM Museum of Art Multi-Purpose Room (125)   From Club to Third Space: On the Interrogation and Creation of Community at the Scarab Club, Detroit The presenter will discuss...

March 15 – Museums at Noon presentation

Speaker:  Craig Harvey (PhD candidate, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology) When:  12:00 pm on Friday, March 15 Where: UM Museum of Art Multi-Purpose Room (125) Locating and Relocating Lugdunum: Collection Management at Lugdunum — Musée et théâtres romains, Lyon This presentation will...

March 12 presentation

“A Swift Death and Steady Resurrection: Salvage Anthropology and U.S. Museums.” March 12 at 6:30 pm UM Museum of Art auditorium This presentation will explore salvage anthropology, a movement spurred by threats of extinction faced by indigenous societies that brought millions of material culture...