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The Museum Students Organization (MSO) is a graduate student organization that serves as an interface between students and the Museum Studies Program administration, establishes and maintains a network between alumni and museum professionals, and encourages students to become active members of the museum community. MSO organizes presentations and workshops led by professionals in the museum world. Past programs held include workshops on archival box making and bookbinding, along with presentations by Judith Koke, the former Director of Education and Interpretive Programs at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. Future programs will include workshops on exhibit design technologies and grant writing, and we are working on establishing a Seminar series of key museum professionals in the area. As well as our professional programs, MSO also organizes field trips, where students can receive behind-the-scene tours to understand how different museums operate. Past field trips include the Field Museum in Chicago, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Kansas Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson, KS, Union Station exhibits in Kansas City, MO, City Museum in St. Louis, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

For more information:

MSO Facebook Page

MSO Facebook Alumni Group


Current MSO Officers

Rebecca Dickman - President

 

 

 


Brittney Oleniacz - Vice President

 

 

 


Jamie Rees - Treasurer, Historian, & Social Media

 

 

 


Kayle Rieger- Secretary

 

 

 


Megan Sims- Event Liaison

 

 

 


 

 

Museum Events

Grant Develpment as a Professional Skill Workshop
Wednesday April 19 | 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities
Seminar Room 1
900 Sunnyside Ave.
RSVP to hgdo@ku.edu or call 785.864.7833
by April 12

Blue Mondays: Laundry 1860s Style
Monday April 17 | 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 E. Kansas City Rd., Olathe, KS
Full information/Registration

Understanding Free Speech on a University Campus
Tuesday April 25 | 7 p.m.
The Commons, Spooner Hall
1340 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS
thecommons.ku.edu

Student Night and Juried Art Show
Wednesday April 26 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Room 320
1301 Mississippi St., Lawrence, KS
On KU Campus
More information

Gender, Ritual, and Needlework in Early Modern Japan
Franklin D. Murphy Lecture Series
Thursday, April 27 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Room 309
1301 Mississippi St., Lawrence, KS
On KU Campus
More information 

World War I Living History at the Watkins
Friday April 28 | 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Watkins Museum of History
1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS
More information

First National African American Quilt Convention
July 12-15, 2017
TBD, Lawrence, Kansas
http://www.naaqc.org/

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