Museum Studies Program Blog

Conversations about . . . . Museums and Botanical Gardens

Michel Labrecque, Curator, Montreal Botanical Garden, and UM Curator and Research Scientist, David Michener engage in a conversation about the role of botanical gardens in contemporary society, Winter 2006. Our featured guest, Michel Labrecque, has been Curator and Head of the Department of Research...

Conversations about . . . Museums and Community

Elaine Gurian, Senior Museum Consultant, and UM Professor of History of Art and Director of the Museum Studies Program, Raymond Silverman, engage in a conversation about museums and community, Winter 2006. Our featured guest, Senior Museum Consultant, Elaine Heumann Gurian, is one of the...

Conversations about . . . Museums and Civic Engagement

Liz Sevcenko, Director of the International Coalition of Historic Sties of Conscience, and UM Professor of American Culture, Julie Ellison, engage in a conversation about museums and civic engagement, Winter 2006. Our featured guest, Liz Sevcenko, is the Director of the International Coalition of...

Conversations about . . . Museums and Science

Rob Semper, Executive Director of the Exploratorium (San Francisco, CA) and UM Professor of Physics, Timothy McKay, engage in a conversation about the presentation of science in today’s museum, Winter 2006. Our featured guest, Dr. Rob Semper, a physicist and science educator, is Executive...