News & Publications

Jan 24 at noon – Museums and their Communities: Curatorial Practices in Germany and the US

Museums and their Communities: Curatorial Practices in Germany and the US Panelists: Angela Jannelli, Historical Museum of Frankfurt Adam Levine, Toledo Museum of Art Samir Meghelli, Smithsonian Institution, Anacostia Community Museum How do museums engage with local communities? This panel offers first-hand experience with different models of...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  After a period of time at Penn State College of Liberal Arts as an Assistant Professor of French and African Studies, Abigail Celis (MSP11) moved to Canada to accept a position as Assistant Professor in decolonial Art History and Museum Studies at...

Museums and their Communities: Curatorial Practices in Germany and the US

How do museums engage with local communities? This panel offers first-hand experience with different models of museum-based community practice. With its exhibit “Frankfurt Jetzt” (Frankfurt Now) & Stadtlabor (City Laboratory), Frankfurt’s historical museum has turned to the city’s residents as experts and invited them to participate...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Helen Dixon (MSP07) and four of her anthropology colleagues were awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant that runs through May 2024.  The project is titled “Cemeteries as More than Final Resting Places: How the History of Exclusion and Racism in...

Virtual open house Feb 4 at 12:00

The Museum Studies Program invites students enrolled in any graduate program at the University of Michigan to apply for the Fall 2022 cohort.  This multidisciplinary graduate certificate program draws on ideas from the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and technology and provides countless...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Hannah Pröbsting (McMurray) (MSP15) has curated a recent exhibition at Lausanne’s Museum of Photography.  “Ferenc Berko: Fascination with the Ordinary” presents 38 photographs from Berko’s career which spanned seven-decades.