Museum Studies/Digital Curation Certificate

Museum Studies Faculty Member Bob Beatty Received the Outstanding Service Award

Bob Beatty

MA in Museum Studies faculty member Bob Beatty received the Outstanding Service Award from the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC). Initiated in 1999, the Outstanding Service to the Museum Profession Award recognizes a leader with 10 or more years of service in areas such as program organization and long term cultural development.

Museum Studies Alumna Amy Moorefield Named New Director for F&M’s Phillips Museum of Art

Amy Moorefield

MA in Museum Studies alumna Amy Moorefield has been appointed the new Director of the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin and Marshall College. Amy Moorefield has nearly two decades of experience in not-for-profit and academic museums. Her scope of work ranges from curatorial, collections management and exhibitions to fundraising, educational programming, marketing, publications and professional read more…

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).

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…