Tag Archives: art

Twitter as a Professional Network

Major benefit of having class/discussions/networking events online: you can do so in your bed, in pajamas. This week, as I was simultaneously researching for class and watching the first Syracuse basketball game of the season, I was also participating in a twitter chat hosted by the American Association for State and Local History (@AASLH). I […]

Playing in Museums

I’ve been interested in the concept of “play” in museums since visiting the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York. I actually was born in Rochester, and grew up with this museum. It wasn’t until more recently when I became interested in museums as a career that I began to look at their mission […]

Spaces & Places

This week’s guest speaker, Adriel Luis, Curator at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, got me thinking about museum spaces. We’ve often discussed in class the differences between the museum space and the digital space. However, what happens when you take the physical museum away completely? This is something I never would have thought of had […]

Il était une fois…

…there was a girl who loved museums. And books. My name is Stephanie and I am a Museum Studies student at GWU. I’ve been obsessed with museums, and books, since I was a little girl. I’ve learned over the past few years that these two topics are inextricably linked. In 2008, as a sophomore in […]