Museum Studies Program Blog

Museums and Social Justice lecture series

From grass roots activists to professional organizations and foundations, museums are being pushed to look both inward and outward to examine and transform themselves into more inclusive and impactful institutions. Internally, a harsh light is being shined on diversity and inclusion within the staffs...

Great news for the arts at UM!

The University of Michigan Credit Union has invested $1.5 million to create the University of Michigan Credit Union Arts Adventures Program at the University Musical Society and the U-M Museum of Art.  The gift ensures that UMS and UMMA will provide thousands of Southeast...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Shannon Davis (MSP04) who continues to work as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina. He will submit his tenure package in August of 2017 to move forward with the tenure process!

Kudos for Summer 2016

Here are some alumni accomplishments that we learned about throughout this summer. David Choberka (MSP03) David continues to work as Mellon Manager of Academic Outreach and Teaching, a role which has continued to bring an ever-increasing number of university classes to the University of...

Alumni kudos

Kudos to…  Helen Dixon (MSP 07) who received funding for placement at the University of Sofia, Bulgaria’s summer school for Digital Tools in the Humanities, organized by their Center of Excellence in the Humanities.  She was also named a member of the American Schools...