Museology Master of Arts Program

Community Engagement

November 21, 2020

Group Fieldwork Internship

This past summer, the Museology Program piloted a new Group Fieldwork Internship Program for current Museology students, recent graduates, and local organizations to work in a problem space defined by the organization. The post below discusses how this pilot program came about in light of the coronavirus pandemic:

June 11, 2019

Community Spotlight – Renton History Museum

Author: Sarah Samson, Renton History Museum Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Museology class of 2005 “Full-circle.” This was how one of my students described the opening of a student-curated exhibit at Renton History Museum (RHM) this May. A group was attending to support one of their fellow M.A. candidates. I first met them one Monday afternoon…

May 11, 2018

Calaveras & Conversations: Leading Spanish Tours at Bellevue Arts Museum

AUTHOR: Pamela Maldonado, Class of 2018 Last year, I attended the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) conference in St. Louis, Missouri and learned about a Spanish led family program for toddlers that takes place at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, Illinois. I was blown away by their program that seeks to bring in…

December 21, 2016

Community Talk – The Practices of Essential Engagement

Do your exhibitions spark real, meaningful dialog? Are your visitors truly engaged? 4Culture and UW Museology invite you to join us in examining our practices as a museum community. Friday, January 13, 2017, 4:00-6:00 pm UW Intellectual House ​Sarah Pharaon, Senior Director of Methodology and Practice with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, will…