museum and heritage studies

New Randolph exhibit focuses on marine plastic pollution

“Entangled and Ingested,” which opens Jan. 12 in Hampson Commons, located in the Student Center, features seven life-sized collage portraits using plastic film to document animals that are harmed by marine plastic pollution.... READ MORE >>

Keith Harvey ’22 named site director for the American Civil War Museum in Appomattox

Harvey majored in museum and heritage studies at Randolph. ... READ MORE >>

College partners with Jones Memorial Library to explore legacies of slavery

“Lynchburg: Named” brought brought together Randolph and the Jones Memorial Library to explore the region’s legacy of slavery and fill in information gaps related to African Americans in Lynchburg. ... READ MORE >>

Karen McIlvoy, Poplar Forest archaeology lab supervisor, to speak at Randolph

She’ll deliver the David F. Anthony Memorial Lecture, “Archaeology on the Plantation: Exploring how enslaved people engaged with their material world,” on Wednesday, Oct. 25.... READ MORE >>

Andi Curtis ’23 completes collections management internship before heading overseas for grad school

Curtis double majored in history and art history, with a minor in Renaissance studies, at Randolph. Now she’s preparing to start a masters program in medieval history at Swansea University in Wales.  ... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, student develop art reinstallation proposal for the Maier

“This project does a lot of things, but it reinvigorates the idea of the museum. I want more of the collection to be seen, and I also want it to be more representative of artists who the students could relate to.”... READ MORE >>

Sherayko, Broughman selected to participate in Legacies of American Slavery Public History Institute

The institute will be held from July 30-Aug. 4 at Yale University.... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Aisha Downs ’23

The museum and heritage studies major has a paid internship lined up with the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Program.... READ MORE >>

Students participate in basket weaving workshop with Monacan Indian Nation Elder

The College’s 111th Annual Exhibition—”Survivance: Contemporary Native Art,” which closes next week—acted as a backdrop for their workshop.... READ MORE >>

Students contribute to exhibition for Introduction to Museum Studies course

“Our Animal Nature” is currently on display in Lipscomb Library. ... READ MORE >>