Capstone presentations April 10 & 12

April 10 presentations:

6:00 pm “Expanding Narrating Nubia’s Network:”  Best Practices for Online Exhibition and Access”

Presented by Tori Herzig-Deribin, Tessa Oliveira, Abigail Staub

Challenge statement:  To develop robust resources and best practice recommendations for the development of an online component of the Narrating Nubia exhibition, to be held in UM’s Duderstadt Center in Fall 2023.

Host institution: Narrating Nubia Humanities Collaboratory


7:00 pm “Managing the Marionettes: The Bixby Trust Collection”

Presented by Basmah Arshad, Hayley Crowell, Katie Kasperian

Challenge statement:  To develop a long-term collections management plan for the Bixby Trust Collection and to refine the museum’s narrative and overall mission for future grant acquisition.

Host institution: Saline Arts & Culture Committee


April 12 presentations:

6:00 pm “Marking the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum’s 25th Anniversary”

Presented by Hannah Edwards, Charlotte Juergens, Shiyuan Wang

Challenge statement: To identify and propose programming to boost both local engagement with the museum and international recognition of the museum and Marshall Fredericks’ legacy.

Host institution: Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum


7:00 pm “A Small Place with a Deep History: Exhibition Strategies for the Rehabilitated Blue Bird Inn”

Presented by Denisa Glacova, Mia Glionna, Ekaterina Shipyatsky

Challenge statement:

To develop an exhibition strategy for the Blue Bird Inn – a small place with a deep history – that meets its needs as Detroit’s only music archive, event venue, and reclaimed public hearth.

Host institution: Detroit Sound Conservancy


For ALL presentations join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 977 9522 7624

A full schedule of all Capstone presentations can be found here.