Thursday, March 24 at 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2016
Join the University of the Arts Museum Studies department for a two-day symposium devoted to exploring key developments within the museum field of the past quarter century as we celebrate the 25th year of the Museum Exhibition Planning + Design program.
In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free.
New for March 2016 is a special edition of Museum Day Live!, providing an opportunity to the public, especially women and girls throughout the U.S. to enjoy and share in our nation’s dynamic heritage and cultural life.
Monday February 29th, 7:30-8:30pm
Haverford, Hall Building, Room 6
The guest speakers are:
The Zoë and Dean Pappas Curator of Education, Public Programs
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Associate Curator of Education, Community Engagement and Access
Philadelphia Museum of Art
This panel is a part of Professor Heather Curl’s course, “Education 311: Fieldwork Seminar” which focuses on “Theories of Change.” The panel is funded by the Museum Studies program.
Students are invited to start the semester off right and join the Museum Council of Greater Philadelphia for this year’s University Night! Come network with museum colleagues from the Philadelphia region, while exploring NextFab: a collaborative space for innovators with digital and traditional fabrication tools, classes, and more. For working professionals, this event is a great opportunity to network with your peers—and to offer meaningful advice and guidance to the museum stars of the future.
Friday January 29, 6:30-9pm
*Drinks and snacks included with ticket price!
OPEN ARTS COLLEGE NIGHT AT THE BARNES FOUNDATION
At the Barnes College Night, explore the Barnes collection alongside live music, performance, short stories and a few surprises, including a performance by Temple University’s Eric Montague Quintet, a dance choreographed and performed by Inger Cooper and her fellow University of the Arts alumni, and the global sounds of Worldtown. Worldtown’s high-energy performance merges live music and DJs for a global celebration perfectly in sync with the Barnes’s global art.
Access to the Barnes collection and special exhibitions included. Free; preregistration encouraged. Entrance with valid college ID only.
The Museum Studies Program invites you to an Information and Idea-Sharing Tea
- Date: Wednesday, November 11
- Time: 4:30-6pm
- Where: Quita Woodward Room (Thomas)
At the Museum Studies Tea (i.e. pizza), you can learn about:
- Course Offerings
- Internships on and off campus
- The College’s collections of more than 50,000 objects from around the world
- Special events happening in Philadelphia museums
And, more importantly, this is an opportunity for you to:
Share YOUR IDEAS about what you’d like to see from Museum Studies at Bryn Mawr
Please join us in welcoming Museum Studies to Bryn Mawr!