Museum Studies Program Blog

Museum Ethics in Collecting and Ownership

Brian Kennedy, President, Director and CEO, Toledo Museum of Art and Peter McIsaac, Associate Professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures, UM, engage in a conversation about ethical and legal issues associated with the acquisition, maintenance and display of objects in museum collections. Winter 2012. Shifts...

What Happened to the “Ant”? Planetariums in the Digital Age: Do They Still Work?

Derrick Pitts, Planetarium Director and Exhibit Developer, Franklin Institute Science Museum, delivers the 2012 Whitesell Lecture that considers the past, present and future of planetariums as theaters of space and time. Winter 2012. Just 25 years ago, planetariums were the theaters of time and...