Museum Studies Minor

  • September 27, 2022

    Izzy Moyer, Alana Bourgeois, and Etta Arnold

    Museum Studies students present at 2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium

    Students in the museum studies program shared their research on cultural heritage imaging, preservation, and research by participating in the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Etta Arnold, Alana Bourgeois, and Izzy Moyer presented their papers which were completed under the supervision of Dr. Juilee Decker (Director of Museum Studies) and Dr. David Messinger (Imaging Science Program).

  • September 27, 2022

    Presentation at conference

    CHIPR Conference Held at RIT

    The CHIPR conference, standing for cultural heritage imaging, preservation, and research, was held on the RIT campus on August 15, 2022. It was a free learning opportunity open to anyone in the region based at museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies interested in preservation, access, and research.

  • April 4, 2022

    Drs. Lent and Decker with Hannah Riley and parents

    Award Established to Honor Professor Tina Lent, founding director of Museum Studies Program

    The Tina Lent Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Museum Studies was given on Friday, March 18, 2022 as part of the College’s 42nd Annual Writing Awards Ceremony. The award followed in the tradition of awards named in honor of other College of Liberal Arts faculty, including Stan McKenzie and Mary C. Sullivan, both esteemed former deans of the College of Liberal Arts. The inaugural recipient was Hannah Rachel Riley, a third-year student from Buffalo, NY who is undertaking her thesis this semester and will graduate in May 2022.

  • October 23, 2020

    Image from film clip of women holding protest banner

    ‘Iron Jawed Angels’ film discussion Oct. 30

    An HBO film about Alice Paul and the suffrage movement, Iron Jawed Angels, will be the focus of a campus discussion and part of RIT's centennial celebration of the 19th amendment and women’s voting rights, Moving Forward: Suffrage Past, Present and Future on Oct. 30.