News & Events Archive

February 6: GLAM Careers for Every Major

Monday, February 6, 2017 400 Gilman Hall 6-7:30pm Come and hear professionals from the Maryland State Archives, the National Aquarium in Maryland, and the Smithsonian discuss exciting jobs that you can find in the GLAM sector (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums)! You wouldn’t believe how many different kinds of jobs there are in museums! For […]

Student and Alumni News

Kit Harris ’11 is co-author of the exhibition catalog Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color​ in Renaissance Florence; Emily Rodgers ’16 has been admitted to grad programs in archaeological science in the UK; and Emily Sneff, ’12 and Dakota DeVos ’11 sent us this photo update from Boston. And a NYC reunion is in the works for this spring. Graduates: send us your news!

What is Happening? Presents Climate Change in Baltimore

Date: Thurs. December 8th from 10am-2pm Location: outdoors in front of Mudd Hall What is Happening? partners with local artists and Hopkins student groups to stage interactive arts events, or Happenings, on campus based on issues significant to Baltimore. This Happening was created in collaboration with Students for Environmental Action (SEA) and Yurie Murayama, student […]

Students Attend Hearing of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee

Elizabeth Rodini and Students
On October 25, 2016, Elizabeth Rodini and five students in her “Who Owns Culture?” course attended the open hearing of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. They listened to public testimony regarding the renewal of Memoranda of Understanding with Cyprus and Peru and chatted briefly with members of […]

Storage and Stockpiling as Techniques of Preparedness in Labs and Museums

Please join us for the Frédéric Keck lecture Storage and Stockpiling as Techniques of Preparedness in Labs and Museums on Friday, October 28, 2016, 4pm, in Mergenthaler 426. This lecture is being presented by the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Museums and Society. Please see the flyer for more information about the lecture.

Screening of The Destruction of Memory

The Destruction of Memory Poster
Join us for a screening of The Destruction of Memory. This documentary, based on Robert Bevan’s book, investigates the war against culture and the battle to save it. Q&A with director/produce Tim Slade will follow. Mon., Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m., Hodson 110. Free and open to the public.

The Making of the Humanities Conference

Elizabeth Rodini and Jennifer Kingsley are chairs for the “Museums in the Making of the Humanities” panel at the Making the Humanities Conference held at Johns Hopkins University on October 5-7, 2016. Their panel will be held in Salon C at the Charles Commons (3301 N. Charles St.), on October 6th, from 10:30am-12:30pm. The panelists: […]

Completing the Picture: M&S Welcome Event

Please join students and faculty in the Program in Museums & Society for a fall welcome event, featuring new interpretive work by members of the spring 2016 “Introduction to the Museum: Issues and Ideas” class. Thursday, Sept. 22, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Shriver Hall Lobby.

Museum of Ice Cream

Welcome back students and faculty!! Summer may be over at Hopkins, but not in the museum world. Check out this pop-up museum in NYC. Looks like just what we need to transition back to school. (See this New York Times article for more information.)

Political Cartoons of the Past

Recent M&S alum Jesse Chen (’16), through her work as a special collections assistant at the JHU Sheridan Libraries, has curated an exhibit on 11 vintage political cartoons she discovered through her research, which were the work of two Baltimore Sun cartoonists (Edmund Duffy and Tom Flannery) of the last century. The cartoons are from the 1920s […]