Students

Amanda Burkhart, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in Art History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kelly Burns

Received a B.S. In Elementary Education from Emporia State University.

Kristyn Crossley

Graduated from the University of North Texas in 2014 with a B.A. in Integrative Studies. Graduated from the University of North Texas in 2015 with MLS in Archival Studies and Imaging Technology.

Brandon Daake, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in History and B.S. in Historic Preservation from Southeast Missouri State University

B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of California-Santa Cruz

Kelli Gamel

Graduated from Baker University in December 2015 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Religious Studies.

Katie Gove, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in Anthropology and Political Science with a minor in Museum Studies from Luther College

Meghan Grizzle, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Wyoming

Mallory Harrell, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in History from Kansas State University

Jessica Heck

Graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2013 with a B.A. in History and Anthropology.

Joy Hyatt

Graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, with a B.A. in Art History, with modern and contemporary art as her focus

Kelby McCaughey

Graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri with a B.S. in Historic Preservation.

Conner Mulkey, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in Art History from the University of Oklahoma

Jackie Porcello, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.A. in History from San Jose State University

Alexis Ray

Graduated from Emporia State University in 2015 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Ethnic and Gender Studies.

Katelyn Trammell, KU Museum Studies Program student

B.S. in History and Anthropology from the University of Central Arkansas

Alyson Wilkins

Graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology and a minor in Spanish and Geographic Information Systems from the University of Iowa in 2016.

Jessica Young

Graduated from The Ohio State University in 2014 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Religious Studies. Graduated 2016 from University of Utah with an M.A. in History.


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Museum Events

German-American History Talk and Gallery Tour
Saturday, October 21 | 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.
Prof. William Keel of KU speaks on local German-American history, then we move to the third floor for a special tour of our new exhibit Community and Culture: The Lawrence Turnverein, with Watkins curator Brittany Keegan and Dr. Lorie Vanchena of KU.

My Name is Sallie Performance
October 25-26 | 7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Gallery 317, Sam & Connie Perkins Central Court
This experimental, immersive musical theater experience tells the story of the founding gift of art to the University of Kansas that became the Spencer Museum of Art. Created by Spencer Archivist Robert Hickerson and featuring the talents of artists and students from across the community. The performance is a free special preview event and part of the centennial celebration of our collection. Tickets are available through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/my-name-is-sallie-tickets-37725266287.

Science of the Macabre
Thursday, October 26 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
KU Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. 
Join us for a spooky night in the KU Natural History Museum as we celebrate Halloween. From spiders and snakes to parasites, we will explore the science of the creepy things that go bump in the night. See museum specimens, explore blood under black light, and enjoy free refreshments and win prizes.

Stories from the Museum Archives: Sallie Casey Thayer Collects
Sunday, November 5 | 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Rm 305, Stephen H. Goddard Study Center 
Spencer Museum archivist Robert Hickerson and student assistant Rose Wolf open up the archives for an exploration of primary resources that document the collection that initiated an art museum at KU. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Civic Leader and Art Collector: Sallie Casey Thayer and an Art Museum for KU and the Museum’s centennial celebration of our collection.

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