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Museum Studies Students

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Latest Activity: Jan 2

Welcome to the Museum Studies Students group. This group was created for students in any area of museum studies (exhibition development, administration, design, education, administration, etc.) to network and share advice. Established museum professionals are encouraged to respond to questions posted by museum studies students.

 

Quick Links to Museum Studies Resources

Directory of Museum Studies Programs in the United States (on Smithsonian website)

Directory of International Museum Studies Programs (on Smithsonian website)

This list was last updated on February 14, 2013

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Anyone working on history, memory, commemoration related to museum education?

Started by Christine Castle Jun 7, 2012. 0 Replies

A heads up re the upcoming June HISTORY + MEMORY issue of Museum Education Monitor (MEM).This issue will focus on ongoing museum education research, resources, and professional development related to…Continue

Ongoing research & evaluation of adult & senior programs

Started by Christine Castle Apr 18, 2011. 0 Replies

April 18, 2011 What's up with adult programs? Guided tours, field trips, demonstrations, workshops, performing arts events, symposia, film series, lectures, teacher workshops, collaborative programs,…Continue

Tags: seniors, adult, education, museum

Choosing Your Museum Career Path

Started by Megan Southwood. Last reply by Jean Apr 2, 2011. 2 Replies

As a Museum Studies Student, you are now on a career path toward a specific type of job in the museum field.  For those just starting out with the thought, "I'd like to work in a museum, but where do…Continue

Exhibition Information System Project - HELP!

Started by Lauren Ephithite. Last reply by Lauren Ephithite Mar 2, 2011. 2 Replies

So, I have a project to design an exhibition, sounds great but I can do this on anything I like, which is proving to be a daunting task. I think that once I have decided on a topic I will really…Continue

Tags: exhibition, essay, project

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Comment by Megan Southwood on April 5, 2011 at 1:07am
References to Literature Resources about Career Development in the Museum Field from the Smithsonian Institution

Adams, Roxana and Thomas J. Ritzenthaler. Museum Studies and Training in the United States, 1999-2000 Guide. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1999.

Danilov, Victor J. Museums Careers and Training: A Professional Guide. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1994.

Edson, Gary, editor. International Directory of Museum Training. London, New York: Routledge, 1995.

Glaser, Jane R with A. Zenetou. Museums: A Place to Work. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Schlatter, N. Elizabeth. Museum Careers; a Practical Guide for Students and Novices. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008.

Schwarzer, Marjorie. Graduate Training in Museum Studies: What Students Need to Know.
Washington, DC: American, American Association of Museums, 2000.
Comment by Megan Southwood on March 21, 2011 at 2:23am

A great video from the California State University Museums Studies Program showing museum studies students putting together an exhibition

 

Comment by Lauren Ephithite on February 18, 2011 at 11:09am

Hello everyone,

I'm new here, so hello!

How's the  studying going?

Comment by Megan Southwood on August 25, 2010 at 12:18am
Call for Museum Studies Students Vlogs!

Are you a museum studies student looking for a platform for discussing issues in the museum field? Post your Vlogs to this group and start the discussion!

All videos should be under 3 minutes and should be no more than 460 width x 362 height.
Comment by Megan Southwood on August 25, 2010 at 12:15am
Ashley Dally on Digital Storage for Museums

Comment by Megan Southwood on June 16, 2010 at 2:43am
Check out Museum Studies Training, Career and Education Resources & Programs on the Smithsonian Institution website.
 

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Anyone working on history, memory, commemoration related to museum education?

Started by Christine Castle Jun 7, 2012. 0 Replies

A heads up re the upcoming June HISTORY + MEMORY issue of Museum Education Monitor (MEM).This issue will focus on ongoing museum education research, resources, and professional development related to HISTORY + MEMORY, including reminiscence work,…Continue

Ongoing research & evaluation of adult & senior programs

Started by Christine Castle Apr 18, 2011. 0 Replies

April 18, 2011 What's up with adult programs? Guided tours, field trips, demonstrations, workshops, performing arts events, symposia, film series, lectures, teacher workshops, collaborative programs, community services and outreach, Elderhostel,…Continue

Tags: seniors, adult, education, museum

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