Students Explore Museum Careers at Welcome Week

Author: Alex J. Taylor 

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

Categories: 
  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Maria Lis and other workshop participants at the University Library System, Archives Service Center, during the Work Forces workshop

 

Work Forces Workshop: The City of Pittsburgh as Pedagogical Tool

Author: María Lis Baiocchi

PhD student in Anthropology and Work Forces workshop participant

Categories: 
  • Graduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

fig 1. Continuous Miner Paintings at CMOA (photo by Ana Rodríguez)

 

‘Work Forces’ Workshop: automation and the transformation of labour

Author: Mark Paterson

Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh and Work Forces workshop participant

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  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Sound shirt showcased at the Access+Ability exhibition at CMOA

 

Access+Ability: A Vital and Inspiring Exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Author: Thomas J. Morton

Senior Lecturer, Architectural Studies Program, History of Art and Architecture

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  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Westinghouse Auditorium entrance at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. George Westinghouse Museum Collection, c.1864-2007, MSS 920, Thomas and Katherine Detre Library and Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center

 

Uncharted Territory: Researching Pittsburgh’s Changing Image in Film

Author: Zoe Creamer, Milton Fine Museum Profession Fellow at the Senator Heinz History Center – Summer 2019

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

The recently remodeled Education Center served as my office for the summer.

 

Using Storytelling to Create Meaningful Experiences for Visitors

Mellon Museum Profession Fellow at The Frick Pittsburgh – Summer 2019

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

Presenting my research to the Education Department staff at the end of the semester

 

Finding “Museum Joy” at the 57th Carnegie International

Museum Studies Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Art – Spring 2019

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  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Annie Abernathy visiting Kahlil Robert Irving’s sculpture in Paintings Storage at the Carnegie Museum of Art

 

Visualizing Research at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Museum Studies Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Art – Spring 2019

The visual is always an art historian’s first resource, and it is difficult to understand an artist’s practice without seeing their artwork firsthand. However, this semester, I researched thirty artists, basing much of my understanding on written source material alone. 

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  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

United Steelworkers of America Patch from the Rivers of Steel Archives

 

A Thing of Shreds and Patches: Exhibition Making at Rivers of Steel Arts

Museum Studies Intern at Rivers of Steel Arts – Spring 2019

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  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Cross-referencing Reflections of Greatness with object labels

 

Egypt on the Nile: Conceptualizing a Database

Museum Studies Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History – Spring 2019

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