Kylie Hewitt

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She is from Hutchinson, Kansas. She has interned in collections with the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, as well as at the Reno County Museum in Hutchinson. She also held a curatorial internship with the Oz Museum in Wamego, KS. She is currently the student archive assistant at the Dole Institute of Politics. She hopes to work as a collections manager at a history museum, and one day become a museum director. Over the summer, Kylie interned at the Lawrence Public Library as an intern through the Hall Center for Humanities. During her time there, she scanned several hundred postcards from a local resident's collection, all focusing on different aspects of Lawrence. She learned how to use metadata to create a digital collection of the scans. Through this collection, she created an online exhibit which is going to go live in October of 2016.


Museum Events

Kenneth Spencer Research Library North Gallery Grand Reopening
Thursday, September 7 | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: 15-minute tours of North Gallery, 4 p.m.: Brief remarks
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Lane
University of Kansas campus

Fall 2017 Applied Humanities Workshop with N.Y. Nathiri
Friday, September 15 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Room
Nathiri is executive director of of the Association for the Preservation of the Eatonville Community (P.E.C.). P.E.C. is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 and based in Eatonville, Florida, the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston. P.E.C. hosts the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston); and a host of year-round programs for pre-K through 12. Nathiri is a professionally trained librarian and an award-winning preservationist.

Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources. Free to all educators.
 

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