News & Events Archive


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

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

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

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 […]


a2ru Student Challenge Grant Recipients

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

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 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

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

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 […]