Museum Studies

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  • History and Families-Camy Clough, senior program manager at the National Museum of American History, discusses how history museums can reach out to 10- to 12-year-olds and Latino families' motivations for attending exhibitions.
  • Digital Museum—Phyllis Hecht and Selma Thomas discuss new technologies in museums, the subject of AAM's online seminar series "The Digital Museum: Transforming the Future Now."
  • The Stories That Objects Tell
  • James Yasko — "Emerging museum professional James Yasko, manager of visitor programs at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, talks about launching a museum career. For more essays from emerging professionals, read"
    Meet the New Boss: Opening the Door for Emerging Professionals."
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  • During a visit to his downtown office, Senior Editor Leah Arroyo got Sen. Charles Grassley talking about his views on museums and other nonprofits for her article "Grassley's Roots" in the September/October issue of Museum.
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  • Ford W. Bell — "AAM President Ford W. Bell discusses his lifelong connection with museums and how AAM can help museums maintain their powerful influence on our nation's youth.
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  • The Exchange from IPR - 1/28/09
    IOWA (2009-01-28) Host Ben Kieffer talks with Jeff Fleming, Director of the Des Moines Art Center; Curator Debra Bricker Balkan; and Dr. Gregg Narber, Assistant Professor at Luther College about the Des Moines Art Center exhibition featuring American Gothic.
  • A Kansas Memory Podcast - Lincoln and the 1860 Election

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People in the Arts - Musueum Studies with host Dr. Paul Krieder (former Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication)

  • Part 1
    Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson (Curator of Education, Figgie Art Museum), Bruce Wlaters (Associate Professor of Art, WIU), Bill Howard (Associate Professor of Art, WIU).
  • Part 2
    Charles Wright (Professor and Chair of Art, WIU), Thomas C. Jackson (Artist, Alumnus, WIU),