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Jennifer Kingsley


Keywords: internships, students

Applications are now being accepted for four paid opportunities: the Annual Student Curatorship at our very own Evergreen Museum and Library, the NEW Abrams internship in the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, the Robert and Nancy Hall Fellowship Program to work at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, and the NEW Robert and Nancy Hall Grant to support a student in an unpaid museum internship. For more information go here.

Jennifer Kingsley


Keywords: research, students

Hannah Weinberg-Wolf, class of 2013, received the Dean's Undergraduate Research Award for her project "Please Touch: An Interactive Study on the Neurological Mechanisms of Tactile Aesthetics." The project will take the form of an exhibit opening Spring 2013 in the new Gallery Q of the Eisenhower Library. Hannah is working with the Hsiao lab at JHU's Mind/Brain Institute to design the exhibit, which will not only present how the brain perceives touch, but also gather scientific data about the aesthetics of touch.

Jennifer Kingsley


Keywords: internships, students

Molly Martell, class of 2015, writes about her internship at the intimate Libby Museum: "Three miles from the town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, there is a small museum that sits facing Lake Winnipesaukee - as it has for 100 years this year. [Read More...]...Click here to read more.

Jennifer Kingsley


As part of the Spring 2012 course "Staging Suburbia," offered in collaboration with the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 8 JHU students researched artefacts, images and topics for the museum's upcoming exhibit about Jewish migration in Baltimore and the development of the city's north-west suburbs. Captivated by a 1963 photograph showing a woman throwing pizza dough, Evan Fowler '12, went sleuthing through local archives, contemporary newspapers and city directories, uncovering some surprising information. Read about his discoveries here, in the blog post he wrote for the museum website.

Jennifer Kingsley


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