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KU Museum Studies offers personal attention in a small, selective program with all courses taught by world-class faculty members and museum professionals from leading institutions.  The breadth of specialties and facilities at KU allows students to pursue their own individual interest, such as paleontology, entomology, environmental history and much more.

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September 2017 Newsletter
January 2017 Newsletter


Museum Events

 Association for Centers of Studies of Congress (ACSC) conference at the Dole Institute 
 April 25-27
meeting checks in begins at noon Wednesday, April 25
Please feel free to contact Sarah Gard, Archivist, with any questions at sdgard@ku.edu.

Day of Creativity People. Plants. Play.
Sunday, April 29| 12-3 p.m. 
Spencer Museum of Art & KU Natural History Museum
Free and open to the public

Timothy Morton: Inside Big Botany
Wednesday, May 2
5:30- 6:30 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art
Free and open to the public


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