museum studies

Randolph introduces new museum and heritage studies major

Students conduct archaeological research on African artifacts.

Beginning in the fall, Randolph College students will be able to take advantage of the College’s newest major, museum and heritage studies. The new interdisciplinary program will introduce students to a rich variety of approaches for presenting and studying visual and material culture. The program is designed for a broad range of students in the... READ MORE >>

Randolph students to intern at National Gallery, London

National Gallery, London

Two eight-week summer internships will allow students to work and learn in one of the world’s great museums. Applications are due Feb. 16.... READ MORE >>

Helen Clark Berlind Symposium begins Friday

Nick Brandt, Elephant Walking Through Grass, Amboseli, 2008, archival pigment print, 40 in. x 73 in., edition of 8. ©Nick Brandt, Courtesy of the Artist and Hasted Kraeutler, NYC

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will host the 23rd annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium this weekend. The symposium brings together artists and scholars to discuss the themes expressed in the College’s annual exhibition.... READ MORE >>

Art graduate launches museum career

Stormy Clowdis

Stormy Clowdis ’13 has used her experiences working for the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College to start a full-time career in in the museum field, as well as gain entrance into a graduate program.... READ MORE >>

Thinking Global: Katie Snyder ’15 helps with antique globe archiving and research

Photo of Katie Snyder with globes

Katie Snyder ’15 immersed herself in the world of antique globes this summer. Snyder was seeking an internship at a museum, but she received an offer from Omniterrum, a company that sells globes in a store in Lynchburg. The story also helps museums acquire antique globes with historical significance. Once she walked in, Snyder knew... READ MORE >>

Museum studies students work at Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum

Students work in Anne Spencer House

Six Randolph students spent Thursday afternoon doing hands-on curatorial work in the former home of a famous poet. Art professor Andrea Campbell took some of her museum studies students to the Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum, where they carefully measured, photographed, and squinted at artifacts through magnifying glasses. This semester, they will be researching... READ MORE >>