museum studies

Cheer on students in the Panathenaic Torch Relay Race!

Runners in the 2017 Torch Relay Race near Martin Science Building

Classics students are gearing up for the second annual Panathenaic Torch Relay this Friday, September 21, at 4:30 p.m. The Randolph community is invited to come out and cheer on the contenders as they navigate the course through campus. The race begins on the RAD Center deck, winds through campus, and ends in the parking... READ MORE >>

Manager of National Gallery, London Research Centre shares insight with Randolph community

Graphic for National Gallery Speaker Alan Crookham

Alan Crookham, Research Centre manager at the National Gallery, London, will present the lecture, “The Turner Bequest at the National Gallery, London,” at Randolph Tuesday, September 18. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Crookham’s lecture will explore the history of British painter... READ MORE >>

Looking through the glass

Art history professor Andrea Campbell and Sara Primm '20 look at glass samples from Randolph's archaeology collection

One of the things Sara Primm ’20 is learning from Summer Research is just how much work goes into relocating a historical collection. She and art history professor Andrea Campbell are relocating and digitizing the College’s archaeology collection. Glass fragments from ancient Rome and Carthage are one of the main items being sorted through currently.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research project analyzing textbook costs

Lewis Ward '20 and Stephen Krueger, access and outreach services librarian at Randolph, work together in the Lipscomb Library.

The average American college student pays around $1,200 for textbooks during any given academic year, according to Stephen Krueger, the access and outreach services librarian at Randolph. This summer, he and Lewis Ward ’20 are teaming up to see how Randolph compares. For their Summer Research project, Krueger and Ward are examining the maximum and... READ MORE >>

Blending Art and Science

During a special workshop, Randolph students paint specimens from the College’s Natural History Collection using materials similar to those Sydney Parkinson used in the 1700s.

Campus exhibition utilizes Randolph’s Natural History Collection to honor botanical artist... READ MORE >>

Three selected for prestigious summer internship program at National Gallery, London

(From left) Megan Guzik ’19, Elisabeth Ayars ’19, and Alexandra Wieczorek ’19

Randolph College recently announced the recipients of summer 2018 National Gallery, London internships. The Gallery has accepted three interns who will spend eight weeks in London working in the Curatorial Department, Development Department, and the Research Center. These students are supported by an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London, as well... READ MORE >>

Carrying the Torch

(Left) Daniel Bennett-Blake '21 inches ahead of Bradley Strober '18 during Randolph's first-ever Panathenaic Torch Relay in September.

New major brings unique classes and experiences to students As he ran up the hill to the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, Cody Carpenter ’21 could hear the crowd shouting words of encouragement in Greek. With a torch in hand and the breeze blowing his toga behind him, he eased ahead of his... READ MORE >>

Class of 2017 outcomes: Where are they now?

Daisy Howard ’17, Morgan Wardlaw ’17, Natalie Miller ’17, and Rachel Carder ’17

It’s been six months since the Class of 2017 processed to the Dell and received their diplomas. Here is a sampling of some of the early success our arts and humanities graduates have enjoyed!   Daisy Howard ’17 B.A. in Theatre “I am currently a costume apprentice for Olney Theatre Center in Olney, Md. As... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host lecture by head of conservation at National Gallery, London

Poster for National Gallery, London speaker Larry Keith

Randolph College will host the head of the Conservation Department of the National Gallery, London on October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall. Larry Keith, who has managerial responsibility for art handling, framing, and collection registrars, will give the lecture “Looking After the Past: Conservation at the National Gallery.” He will discuss the... READ MORE >>

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 >>