Museum Studies

G.E.M.S. - Graduate Experience in Museum Studies



To promote interest in museums, to provide fellowship among students and faculty interested in museums, and to provide a forum for innovative ideas that will benefit the WIU-QC community.

Want To Join?

GEMS welcomes any student at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, graduate or undergraduate, to be an active member. Non-students are also welcome to become associate members, but may not vote or hold office.

Please contact:

Heidi Lung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Museum Studies

Western Illinois University

WIU-Quad Cities Campus, Quad Cities Complex 1123 B

3300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265


Phone: (309) 762-9481