Category Archives: Museum Studies

Restoring An Asian Cultural Heritage Collection

If you’ve taken Asian art history courses with Professor Michelle Wang, you probably already know about the International Dunhuang Project (IDP), an initiative based at the British Library to digitally catalog manuscripts, artworks, and archaeological artifacts from northwestern China and eastern Central Asia that are dispersed … Continue reading

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Paid Internship at Glenstone Museum

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art located 15 miles outside of Washington, DC, is seeking applications for a Library Collections Intern position. As the “museum,” which includes acres of wild and landscaped art installations, prepares to expand the formal … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Getty Research Portal!

To celebrate its fourth anniversary, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) has launched an updated version of its research tool, the Getty Research Portal. A virtual library of art history texts, the newly redesigned Getty Research Portal offers more than 100,000 art … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Library Gallery Talk and Reception

 Jörg Schmeisser: Prints & Passages Georgetown University Library Associates in collaboration with the Embassy of Australia and the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies Cordially invite you to a reception and gallery with guest curator Eric Denker Senior … Continue reading

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How to Write About (Contemporary) Art

Writing about art takes practice and skill, and even for the seasoned writer the process can seem a bit mysterious. A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but which words should you use? Gilda Williams, a London correspondent for Artforum and … Continue reading

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Met Curator Killed in Train Crash

Walter Liedtke, a curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was one of six people killed in the Metro-North train crash Tuesday night in Valhalla, New York. He was 69. “Walter was one of the preeminent scholars of Dutch and … Continue reading

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New Online, Open-Access Art Journal

Just in–the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Yale Center for British Art are debuting a new online, open access and peer-reviewed journal called British Art Studies. Their announcement provides the following details: The aim of … Continue reading

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A Letter from Camp Digital Art History

Arts + crafts time, campers! And skip the archery, bugs, and mess hall food. This is the geeky art camp on the other side of the lake–scholars (campers) collaborate and compute their way through the digital humanities to learn new data … Continue reading

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Another Position from the NGA

National Gallery of Art Library The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Reader Services Department. Library Technician (Circulation) Assists with a wide variety of circulation and reader services for Gallery staff and … Continue reading

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