Introduction to Museum Studies, A403/A503
Larry Zimmerman & Elizabeth Kryder-Reid
IUPUI

Tentative Schedule of Museum Visits and Related Experiences


This is a tentative schedule of museum visits for class as well as activities and guest speakers. Please try your best to be at the museum and ready precisely at 6 PM. Allow extra time to get to the museum due to rush hour traffic. Where there are admission fees, you will be paying them (don't forget: there are no texts for the class!). However, if you can't afford to pay the admissions, please contact your professor.

SEPTEMBER 10:   Resources for Museum Research

Guest Speaker: Karen Zimmerman, Museum Studies Subject Specialist, IUPUI Library

Normal classroom meeting

SEPTEMBER 18: Case Study: Indiana Historical Society

Guest Speaker:  Trina Nelson Thomas 

Normal classroom meeting

OCTOBER 1: Case Study: Curators, exhibits, and objects, Indianapolis Museum of Art; African Gallery

Meet in entrance of Indianapolis Museum of Art at 6 PM (Directions)

October 16-17: IMA Symposium: Sacred and Profane in The Early Modern Hispanic World

Strongly Recommended for Graduate Students

Friday, October 16 at IMA; Saturday, October 17th at IUB

OCTOBER 22: Case Study: Sacred Spain

Meet in entrance of Indianapolis Museum of Art at 6 PM (Directions)

November 12: Case Study “Take me There: Egypt” at The Children’s Museum

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Pace Robinson, Vice President of Experience Development and Family Learning, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Meet at Children's Museum at 6 PM (Directions)

November 14: Eiteljorg Native American Fellowship Symposium: Art Quantum

Strongly Recommended for Graduate Students

November 19: Case Study: the Eiteljorg Museum’s Native American Fellowship 

Guest Speakers: Jennifer Complo-McNutt (Curator of Contemporary Art/Ashley Holland, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Meet at Eiteljorg South (Main) Entrance at 6 PM (Directions)


Background Image: National Railway Museum, York, UK

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