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Entrance of the University Art Gallery with a poster of the new 2022 Studio Arts Exhibition, open April 1-30

 

From Square One: Redeveloping the UAG Website

Anika Agarwal, Museum Studies Intern at the University Art Gallery – Spring 2022 

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

Main glass doors leading into exhibit with an Egyptian motif above the doors.

 

Behind the Exhibit

Francesca Bonamo, Museum Studies Intern at Carnegie Museum of Natural History - Spring 2022

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  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work

Second floor room containing various collections at the University of Pittsburgh Library Archives and Special Collections

 

Processing Pittsburgh's Past

Jackie Bender, Museum Studies Intern at the University of Pittsburgh Library Archives and Special Collections – Spring 2022 

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

The contemporary, digital photographs are from Mary Kavanagh’s collection, from which we both selected to feature in the exhibition. The archival imagery is from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, reprinted with permission by Kavanagh and reinterpreted in her videowork, Trinity3. The text was written by me.

 

Lily Brewer's 'Weaponized Landscapes' Wins Marstine Prize for Outstanding Work in the Public Humanities

Since the detonation of the Trinity Test in July 1945, the scientific and cultural consequences of weapons testing in the United States and those consequences’ international entanglements have been mapped and visualized by artists working at the intersection between physics, photography, and protest.

Categories: 
  • Environment
  • Visual Knowledge
  • Graduate Work

Staff of PGC and artists who created work for Gathered Locally, pose around the exhibition that displays the work of local Pittsburgh glass artists.

 

Creating Community Through an Exhibition

Dilann Harris, Museum Studies Intern at Pittsburgh Glass Center – Fall 2021 

Categories: 
  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
Two concrete paths both equipped with railings, one on the right with six steps of stairs, one on the left with a ramp, to access a raised concrete platform with chairs, a grassy area, trees. The platform is surrounded by a red brick building, and the single door directly parallel to 43rd street is the entrance for Associated Artists of Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville gallery space.

Two paths approaching the entrance to AAP's Lawrenceville gallery space located at 100 43rd Street.

 

Accessibility at Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Mythri Sundar, Museum Studies Intern at Associated Artists of Pittsburgh — Fall 2021

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

Advances in Object Analysis Within Museum Collections

Brianna Stellini, Museum Studies Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History – Fall 2021 

Categories: 
  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
A stanced sherd of pottery placed between to miniature bean bags to hold it vertically rather then laying down. Artec Scanner also included in photo next to plate that the sherd is located on.

This is a stanced sherd of pottery and the Artec Scanner used to make the 3D scans.

 

A Multi-Dimensional World of Possibilities

Helena Hyziak, Museum Studies Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History - Fall 2021

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

Building Community in Homestead

Mariette Williams, Museum Studies Intern at Rivers of Steel – Fall 2021 

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

A glimpse of body casts on display in the Pompeii exhibit and the Carnegie Science Center, titled Man on Elbow.

 

From Pompeii to Pittsburgh: Marketing Centuries of History

Museum Studies Marketing Intern at the Carnegie Science Center - Fall 2021 

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

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