News & Events Archive


JHU Museum Club Trip to the Walters

JHU Museum Club Trip to the Walters
The JHU Museums Club is taking a trip to the Walters Art Museum on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 11:30am-2:00pm. See the flyer for the QR Code to sign up for the trip! (Registration Required)


M&S Welcome Breakfast

M&S Welcome Breakfast
Museums & Society will be hosting a breakfast to welcome everyone back for the Fall 2022 semester!


Field trip to Philly!

Field trip to Philly!
Students visited the Barnes Foundation and the Eastern State Penitentiary Museum, which featured a talk back with museum staff.


M&S Awarded $40,000 for internships

After shepherding JHU’s membership into the Chesapeake chapter of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Network, the program won a subaward agreement with the Museums Resource Center (MRC) of the National Parks Service to hire student interns. The MRC is the central curatorial and collections management facility for the NPS of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and […]


Olmsted Exhibit at Evergreen

Olmsted Exhibit at Evergreen
Working under the direction of Lori Finkelstein, Director of Hopkins Museums, students in her M&S course Landscaping Baltimore researched the influence of Olmsted on the development of Baltimore’s neighborhoods and green spaces. They developed their findings into an outdoor exhibit at Evergreen Museum, now on view.


Hot Chocolate at Homewood

Hot Chocolate at Homewood
Keep up your energy during finals week. Grab a hot chocolate on your way to the library.


Workshop on Matrilineal Memory: Mapping the Body Home

Workshop on Matrilineal Memory: Mapping the Body Home
On Tuesday, April 20th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST, Electric.Marronage’s Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Mwase will host a workshop on Matrilineal Memory: Mapping the Body Home. In this embodied workshop, Mwase will lead participants in mining personal stories to deepen their understanding and connection to their embodied memories of freedom. Registration on Eventbrite is required. This […]


A Perfect Power: Motherhood and African Art opening postponed

Slated to open April 5, this event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From monumental headdresses of elderly mothers to sculptures that represent mythic female ancestors, this exhibition brings together nearly 40 objects from public and private collections to demonstrate how artists have represented the power of African mothers and used maternal imagery to […]