What's New in Museum Studies notes from the edge

Student Victory at Legislative Hall

In the Fall of 2016, Museum Studies students (Sarah Berndt, Sam Christenson, Tess Frydman, Sharon Hess, Kate Lenart, and Sara McNamara) developed a policy brief on why the State of Delaware needed a law...

Delving into Delaware Documents

Katherine Riley, a second year Museum Studies and Hagley scholar, spent her summer digging through the manuscript collections at the Delaware Historical Society as the Stewart Fellowship Intern. For this assignment, Katherine worked closely...

Welcome to Galveston! Now Grab a Bucket.

In July, Sam Christenson, a 2017 graduate of the Museum Studies Graduate Program, joined the staff of the Galveston Railroad Museum (GRRM) in Galveston, Texas as curator. Less than two months later, Hurricane Harvey...

Grad Student Summer Interns Storm the Castle!

New Castle Historical Society preserves and interprets four centuries of Delaware history. With the help of Museum Studies graduate students, Ben Goldman and Aliza Alperin-Sheriff, that history is now more accessible to the public....

Summer Internships Can Be a Real Beach

While each of our undergraduate minors gets hands-on museum experience during their summer internships, two of our students got to stick their toes in the Delaware sand while at their sites. Kira Lyle joined...

Undergraduate Minor is Growing!

Students from Anthropology, Art Conservation, Art History, and History have declared the Museum Studies minor. At 18 credits, it’s easy to do — and, whether or not you are thinking about a museum career,...