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Amanda Bartko and Emma Vescio in Meg Webster’s new Solar Grow Room at the Mattress Factory

 

The Sky's the Limit: Two Pitt Interns Discuss Art and Education at the Mattress Factory

Authors: Emma Vescio and Amanda Bartko

Museum Studies Interns Spring 2018 at the Mattress Factory

Emma Vescio:

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  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh
 

From the Carnegie International to the Airport

Author: Alex J. Taylor

Assistant Professor and Academic Curator, Department of History of Art and Architecture

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Koyo Kouoh and Jennifer Josten at the public lecture

 

Students collaborate on 'Dig Where You Stand' exhibit for 57th Carnegie International

Author: Rebecca Giordano

PhD Student in History of Art and Architecture

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh
 

Getting Involved with Audubon Day and Pittsburgh’s Birds

Author: Melissa Yang, PhD candidate in English (Composition) and Consuming Nature workshop participant

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh
 

Pitt + CI57: Inside the Carnegie International, 57th edition, 2018

Authors: Erin Peters (Joint Lecturer and Assistant Curator, HAA) and Liz Park (Associate Curator, Carnegie Int’l)

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Silvia Duarte, Kate Joranson, Diego Chaves-Gnecco, María Cristello, José Carlos Díaz and Angélica Ocampo

 

Can curiosity be cultivated? / ¿Se puede cultivar la curiosidad?

Author: Ana Rodríguez Castillo

Project Coordinator, Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh, Department of History of Art and Architecture

This is the definition of curious according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary:

Curious: adjective
1. Marked by desire to investigate and learn. 
2. Marked by inquisitive interest in others' concerns.
3. Exciting attention as strange, novel, or unexpected.

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Patricia E. Beeson, Andrew Masich, Laurence Glasco, Kirk Savage, Christel Temple and Deane Root

 

Monuments controversy discussed by Pitt and Heinz History Center experts

Author: Alex J. Taylor

Assistant Professor and Academic Curator, Department of History of Art and Architecture

Categories: 
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Shopping for furniture at Construction Junction for the Human Diorama in the new exhibition: We are Nature

 

A Whale of a Tale: Archiving and Exhibition Design at The Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Author: Eliza Wick

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Summer 2017

Categories: 
  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Cyd and Kendall standing outside of the original storefront of the 'The Store', which is now occupied by 'Otto’s Shoe Store'

 

The Untold Stories of 'The Store,' Verona, PA

Author: Kendall Dunn

Museum Studies Intern at Contemporary Craft - Fall 2017

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  • Academic Interns
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

The Stephen Foster sculpture in front of Carnegie Museum in Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Photo by Aaron Henderson.

 

Remembering or Erasing The Past? The HAA Department Responds to Stephen Foster Memorial

Author: Ben Ogrodnik

2017-2018 Mellon Fellow in Curation and Education

During a volatile political climate, where public attention has scrutinized the meaning and origins of Confederate public sculptures across the country, students and faculty at University of Pittsburgh’s History of Art department have weighed in on a local monument, the Stephen Foster Memorial, which contains a controversial depiction of Foster above a black slave.

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  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

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