Museology Master of Arts Program

Events


November 5, 2017

Museology Internship Fair 2017

Last Friday was Museology’s annual  Internship Fair, where local museums and cultural organizations came together to chat with our students about internships, projects, and initiatives at their institutions. It was also a chance for students to connect with local museum professionals and get to know a little more about the organizations in our region. We…


October 2, 2017

Orientation Reflections: Welcoming the Class of 2019

While orientation marks the end of my summer, it is a time I look forward to, when I have the opportunity to get to know our incoming cohort of students, beyond just an application, a few emails, and maybe a brief visit. This group represents a range of interests, experience, and goals – with 35…


June 21, 2017

Congratulations, Class of 2017!

On June 9, friends, family, faculty, instructors, supervisors, and supporters of Museology’s graduates gathered at the University of Washington for the Class of 2017’s Graduation Ceremony to celebrate all that this cohort has accomplished during their two years at UW.  As Jessica Luke, Program Director, pointed out during the graduation ceremony, the numbers behind this…


May 18, 2017

Museology at AAM Annual Meeting

Museology students and alumni were out in full force at this year’s American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. AAM is a national professional organization for individuals working in museums, and their annual meeting is the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, with over 4,200 attendees this year. The…


April 11, 2017

Conversations with Margaret Middleton and Joe Heimlich

This Spring, Museology has hosted a series of informal conversations with visiting museum professionals. Our faculty invited some friends and colleagues to chat with our students about their current work, as well as their career paths. We’ve been delighted with the conversations we’ve had, as their unscripted responses and personal insights illuminate the paths that…


February 24, 2017

American Alliance of Museums Career Lab

On February 11, second-year Museology students had the opportunity to attend a career lab with Greg Stevens, the Assistant Director of Professional Development at the American Alliance of Museums–or, as Greg calls it, “the Mothership.” During this event, Greg worked with students students to build their “career toolkit” by learning best practices for cover letters,…