Museum Studies Program Blog

Letter from the Director, September 2015

Dear Friends, Welcome to the 2015-16 academic year and to our newly redesigned web site. We hope you had a wonderful and productive summer. Ours was busy and fun. Six of our MSP students completed their practicums this summer in locations including the Huntington...

Kudos for Summer 2015

Here are some alumni accomplishments that we learned about in May. David Choberka (MSP03) David is completing his third year as Mellon Academic Coordinator at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. His main responsibility is to increase visits to the museum by university...

Inextinguishable—A Conversation with Detroit Artist Tyree Guyton

Artist Tyree Guyton’s art installations along Detroit’s Heidelberg Street have inspired and healed its local community for decades. Recent arson fires have destroyed many of the buildings. The artist will discuss plans on revitalizing this important site. Sponsored by the University of Michigan Museum...

Kudos for Fall 2014

Here are some alumni accomplishments that we learned about in September. Henrike Florusbosch (MSP03) Henrike has begun blogging for the Leiden Institute’s Anthropology Department. Her posts center around fieldwork, gender, and heritage, both in Mali and the Netherlands, with heritage and other museum topics...