Museum Studies Program Blog

MSP16 at the Field Museum

Consider a graduate certificate in museum studies!

The MSP graduate certificate program creates an interdisciplinary environment for exploring historical and current theoretical, ethical and practice-based issues in and about museums (and related cultural institutions) from an “applied-theory” (or “critical practice”)  perspective. In a 12-credit hour plus practicum curriculum, students gain a...

March 17 conference – Museums and Intellectual Freedom

Aspiration/Obligation? Imagining Intellectual Freedom in Museums This event features leading figures from the American Library Association and the National Coalition against Censorship to advance a dialogue to assure—in the absence of national policy—rights of access to controversial museum exhibitions, museum collections information, and museum...

Publishing opportunity for museum students!

The Museum Scholar (www.themuseumscholar.org) is a free open access academic journal that provides an opportunity for all museum students and recent graduates to publish their work. Articles undergo a double-blind peer review, and are submitted to Crossref, DOI, and the LOCKSS archiving system when published. The Museum...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Caroline Braden (MSP13) who works at The Henry Ford Museum and co-presented information about accessibility in museums at the Michigan Museums Association conference this past Fall.

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Sanam Arab (MSP 11) who participated in the Museums Advocay Day in Washington DC and met Michigan senator, Debbie Stabenow.    Sanam attended the event along with others from the field of museums including Lisa Craig Brisson (Michigan Museums Association), Tobi Voight (Detroit...