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Museum Students Organization

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

Study Breaks: Finals in the Flex Space
Tues. May 9, Wed. May 10, Thurs. May 11 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Art and coffee final break in the Spencer
Spencer Museum of Art, Rm. 320
1301 Mississippi St., Lawrence KS
On KU Campus

Third Thursday
Thursday, May 18 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Information here
4525 Oak St., Kansas City, MO

Memorial Day Weekend
May 26-29
Various events at the
National World War I Museum and Memorial
More information here
2
 Memorial Dr., Kansas City, MO

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

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