News & Events Archive


October 23: Student Q&A With the Guerrilla Girls

On Thursday, October 23, The Contemporary hosts The Guerrilla Girls at The Baltimore School of the Arts for a public/free lecture at 7 p.m. A student Q&A with the Guerrilla Girls will be held before the lecture, co-sponsored by Museum Club, Museums and Society, MICA Curatorial Practice, UMBC and the BSA. Students will meet at […]


Field Trip to D.C. November 8

Museums and Society is cosponsoring some great events organized by the Hopkins Museum Club this semester. Please join them on Saturday, November 8, for a curator’s tour of Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria. This retrospective exhibition showcases the work of noted Nigerian photographer Chief S.O. Alonge, the first indigenous […]


Sept. 23: Portraits and Models in Clay: Art and Craft in Colonial India

Susan Bean, former curator of South Asian and Korean Art, Peabody Essex Museum, will speak about her research on 19th-century unfired clay sculptures in India. This lecture, offered in collaboration with the Walters Art Museum, is part of the Program’s current focus on materials and materiality.


Detecting Life on the Red Planet

Detecting Life on the Red Planet
Curated by 2011 museums and society alum Emily Carambelas, the show Detecting Life on the Red Planet: Gilbert Levin and the Labeled Release Experiment, will be dedicated at 11 a.m., Friday, September 19, 2014, on the C-Level of the MSE Library. Deans Winston Tabb and Ed Schlesinger will both make remarks along with Dr. Levin himself. For […]


Museums and Society Fall Welcome Event

Please join us on Friday, September 5, from 4-6 p.m. for a picnic and unveiling of the student-curated signage project “A Sense of Place,” which interprets the history of the property that became the Homewood campus.


Surrealism at Mid-Century

Surrealism at Mid-Century
Students in Dr. Molly Warnock's history of art class, Surrealism (AS.010.312), recently curated the exhibit, Surrealism at Mid-Century. The exhibition features journals produced between the lase 1930s and early 1950s in Paris, London, New York, and Mexico. The exhibit was held at the MSE Library, M-Level, from April to June. Read the article in the JHU Gazette.


Workin’ the Tease

Museums and society student Erin (Gloria) You recently participated in a two-semester project through MICA’s Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS) class, which resulted in an exhibition titled Workin’ the Tease: The Art of Baltimore’s Burlesque. The purpose of the show was to celebrate the renewal of Burlesque in Baltimore through the surge of Neo-Burlesque performers who have arrived […]


Award-Winning Faculty Article

Elizabeth Rodini’s article “The Politics of Marriage in Carpaccio’s St. Ursula Cycle” has been awarded the Best Article Prize for 2013 by Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal. In announcing the prize, the award’s committee called the article “an excellent example of the possibilities of interdisciplinary scholarship. [Rodini’s analysis] employs deep research into iconography, hagiography, general Venetian history, […]