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The Collections SWAT Experience

2020-2021 Museum Studies Program Graduate Assistant, Ashley Buzzanca, discusses her experience as a graduate student participating in the 2020 Collections SWAT Team. When I was deciding where to attend graduate school, the SWAT experience...

MuseWeekly Hits More Than 7,000 Subscribers!

MuseWeekly is our curated compilation of jobs, internships, and other professional opportunities and we are excited that it is reaching more people than ever! Thank you to all our subscribers and the dedicated graduate...

Meet Our New Director

With concern for the difficulties facing our students and our field at this moment, I’d like to introduce myself as the new Director of the Museum Studies Program and ask for your help. As...

Muse-ings Adds Commentary to MuseWeekly

Have you noticed the newest section in MuseWeekly? Muse-ings features a brief commentary about job searching and/or labor in the museum field as part of an effort to help readers navigate and build their...

Edward Porter Alexander

The Edward Porter Alexander Fund

Dr. Edward Porter Alexander (January 11, 1907 – July 31, 2003) was an American historian, museum administrator, educator and author. He served for nearly 30 years as vice-president for interpretation at Colonial Williamsburg (1946–1972)...

Learning the Ropes and Sometimes Cataloging Them

Our UD Museum Studies and History undergraduate and graduate students were busy this summer doing internships in museums and historical sites from Delaware to Ireland and China!  From planning future exhibitions, to gaining experience...