News & Events Archive


a2ru Student Challenge Grant Recipients

Congratulations to M&S minors Helena Arose and Sarah Braver on receiving the award from the a2ru Student Challenge Grant program for your project titled, “What is Happening?”! At Hopkins, we hope to stage three Happenings to comment on three critical issues that we have identified as relevant to the Hopkins community: climate change, racial inequality, […]


Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

Congratulations to M&S minors Jesse Chen, Silin Chen, John Durovsik, Emily Rodgers, and Kylie Sharkey on becoming Woodrow Wilson Fellows!


Congratulations 2016 M&S Graduates!

Congratulations on yesterday’s graduation to the following Museums & Society minors! Jesse Chen Shilei Chen Allison Cox Cristina Garrido Grace Golden Emily Rodgers Taylor Alessio John Durovsik Katherine Moosic Kylie Sharkey and Nicole Ziegler


JUBILEE: Roman Catholic Pilgrimage Culture in Papal Rome, 1500 – 1675

Senior, and Museums & Society student, Taylor Alessio curated, “JUBILEE: Roman Catholic Pilgrimage Culture in Papal Rome, 1500 – 1675,” a rare book exhibition featuring beautifully illustrated books from the Italian Renaissance.” Taylor will be giving a talk about the exhibition at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library’s M-Level […]


April 12: Disaster and Response with Terry Drayman-Weisser

Intentional destruction of irreplaceable ancient sites and artifacts in Syria and Iraq have captured the world’s attention. What part can American conservators and organizations play in preserving heritage before it is lost? “Disaster and Response: The Conservator’s Role in Saving Global Heritage” Terry Drayman-Weisser Director of Conservation & Technical Research, Retired with Distinction, The Walters […]


Surface Tension

Hopkins graduate (and Museums and Society minor), Joseph Shaikewitz, has organized the upcoming curated project titled “SURFACE TENSION,” which will open on April 9 at Current Space (located at the corner of Howard and Franklin). It’s an exhibition of new painting from  local artists Colin Alexander, Taha Heydari, Marisa LaGuardia, and Jinie Park who each complicate […]


April 22: E. Bruce Robertson Lecture

“Placing Knowledge: University and Museum in 19th Century London” E. Bruce Robertson Professor of History of Art and Director of the University Museum, University of California Santa Barbara Friday, April 22, 2016 1:30pm 300 Gilman Hall [Sponsored by the History of Science & Technology Department and the Program in Museums and Society] See flyer here.


Conversations with the Carrolls

Conversations with the Carrolls, a student-run living history performance at the Homewood Museum, tells the story of the Carroll family and their slaves who lived in the house in the 1800s. Performance dates and times: 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2 p.m. with a talkback afterward, […]


A Sense of Place

Congratulations to M&S Program director, Elizabeth Rodini, for her article, “A sense of place: Rethinking a bucolic landscape,” in the December 2015 edition of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) magazine! Her article describes the close relationships that have formed between the students, faculty, and the Homewood Museum through academic projects which focus on uncovering […]


2016 JHU Summer Abroad: London and Cambridge!

“London: Art, History, and Culture in Context” English Museums & Libraries from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era 2016 JHU Summer Abroad with instructor Earle Havens This course will involve behind-the-scenes tours with the instructor and curators of the major art, science, and cultural museums, palaces, and historic rare book and manuscript libraries, as […]