Museum Studies

Dr. Rebecca M. Brown Publishes New Book

Dr. Rebecca Brown

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca M. Brown, Associate Professor in the History of Art and Chair of AAP’s Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage Management programs, on the publication of her newest book, Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India (University of Washington Press, 2017).

The Preservation of Heritage Sites and the Added Threat of Climate Change

Climate change has been recognized by the Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage Management program at Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs as a significant threat to both the world’s natural and cultural heritage. The majority of climate scientists agree that the change in the world’s climate is a result of human action, these changes read more…

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).