Category: News & Publications

Study Days at UMMA – Dec 9-12

Bring your laptop, bring your books, bring your notes, and set up shop at one of the many tables or couches we’ll have stationed throughout the museum and our galleries. In addition to ample study space, throughout exam week you’ll find special self-care and...

Dec 3 event – Natural History Collections and Pandemic Preparedness

Please join us for a Museums at Noon presentation! Natural History Collections and Pandemic Preparedness Presenters: Cody Thompson, Mammal Collections Manager and Assistant Research Scientist (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology) Kendra Phelps, Senior Scientist (EcoHealth Alliance) Date:  Friday, December 3 Time:  12:00 pm Format:  Online...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Allan Martell (MSP15) is a postdoctoral researcher at Louisiana State University where he collaborates with the Virtual Footlocker Project to document and preserve U.S. army veterans’ personal record keeping practices. Allan’s doctoral dissertation examined participatory memorial exhibitions and memories of war.

Museum Studies minor highlighted

The Museum Studies minor was recently highlighted on History of Art’s home page.  In the news update, Museum Studies Associate Director, Deirdre Hennebury, writes about new and exciting initiatives for the program as well as an introduction to Dr. Sanne Ravensbergen.

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  After 10 years at the Saint Louis Art Museum, Lisa Cakmak (MSP04) began a new position as Chair and Curator of the Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium at the Art Institute of Chicago in summer 2020.  In this new position,...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Erica Lehrer (MSP04), Professor of History and Sociological Anthropology at Montreal’s Concordia University, is the Principal Investigator on the Thinking Through the Museum (TTTM) research network.  This research group is based at Concordia’s Curating and Public Scholarship Lab which Erica founded and directs.  The Social Science...