Museum Studies

Museum Studies Students Collaborated with the San Diego Museum of Man and Cuseum

Museum Studies San Diego Seminar

Our MA in Museum Studies students, who attended the San Diego two-week onsite seminar, collaborated with the Museum of Man in Balboa Park and Cuseum for a hands-on learning experience. One of their core projects focused on producing mobile content and thematic tours for visitors to the San Diego Museum of Man.    

Building Community in an Online Program (by Phyllis Hecht)

The JHU group taking photos of the galleries. Photo: Conxa Rodà

by Phyllis Hecht, Museum Studies, Director Building a strong sense of community may not be the first thing you think about in an online program, however it is a priority for us in our Museum Studies online master’s degree program. As you might imagine, our students are very busy—they have their work, their personal lives, read more…

Dr. Sarah Chicone Was Quoted in New York Times

Sarah Chicone

Dr. Sarah Chicone, assistant director of the Master of Arts in Museum Studies, was quoted in the New York Times article, “Life in the Slow Lane, Still a Draw for Heritage Fans” by Robert Strauss (March 14, 2016).

Museum Studies Partners with Newseum


The MA in Museum Studies program hosts an onsite seminar each year. This two-week, intensive, period of on-ground museum study is a required component for graduation. The seminar provides students with the chance to use what they have learned in their prior courses, develop networks with fellow students and museum experts, and explore the latest read more…