Museology Master of Arts Program


July 19, 2021

Student experience in the Specialization in Museum Evaluation

Since the start of this specialization in 2010, 114 students have completed the Specialization in Evaluation and completed 36 projects. Previous evaluation studies have explored topics such as: family learning, visitor expectations/satisfaction, visitor behavior and experiences, museum resource utilization, and school group engagement. This year’s 2021 cohort has a record high number of students completing…

April 6, 2021

Developing an Online Evaluation Capacity Building Course for Bellevue Arts Museum

Project Thesis by Morgan Romero

May 11, 2020

Creating a Culture of Evaluation – Sena Dawes (Alumni Spotlight)

Sena Dawes (Class of 2016) is the Manager of Institutional Evaluation at the Missouri Historical Society. Prior to taking on her current position, Sena had served as their Coordinator of Evaluation & Audience Development. As an exemplar of our specialization in evaluation, we reached out to Sena to learn more about the storied career she…

June 10, 2016

Looking Through Glass: Understanding Visitor Perceptions of Visible Storage Methods in Museums

Thesis by Sena Dawes (2016)

Big Data Development: A Tool for Interpreting Institutional Impact

Thesis by Michelle Reichelt (2016)

June 12, 2015

History Buff: Understanding the Goals of Physical Activity Programs and Exhibits at History Museums

Thesis by Jennifer MacDowell (2015)

#SocialMedium: A Summative Evaluation

Master’s Project by Sara Strasner (2015)