Museum Studies Program Blog

Tactics for the Anthropocene: Not an Alternative

Not An Alternative is a NY-based collective that works at the intersection of art, activism, and critical theory. The group has a mission to affect popular understandings of histories, symbols, and institutions through the occupation and redeployment of popular vernacular, semiotics and memes. Not...

FailureLab event – Nov 3

FAILURE:LAB is an event where storytellers and entertainers recounting their most memorable brush with failure. The audience is encouraged to share their thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #failurelab during the performances between stories. Storytellers include: – Amy Emberling, Partner at Zingerman’s Bakehouse –...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Diana Sierra-Becerra (MSP12) has a forthcoming publication, titled “The Spirit of the Mountain Inside the Museum: Historical Memory at the Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen, El Salvador” in the academic journal, Latin American Perspectives.  She also presented at an event titled: “Beyond...

Alumni kudos!

Courtney Cottrell (MSP 12) assisted with  Ancestral Women Exhibit: Wisconsin’s 12 Tribes, at the Center for the Visual Arts in Wausau, WI.  In this exhibit, award-winning jacquard weaver, Mary Burns, honors womens’ journeys by creating their portraits in jacquard weavings.  This project was conceived...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Katherine Larson (MSP10). In January 2016 Kate started working as a Curatorial Assistant (a three-year appointment), at the Corning Museum of Glass. Her work is to support the ancient, Islamic, European, and Science and Technology curators and collections. In April 2016 she attended...