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

Red Hot Research: Graduate Edition
Friday, November 17 | 4 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
The Commons, Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd.
Red Hot Research brings together scholars from all disciplines, speaking for six minutes each in Pecha Kucha–inspired presentations. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers and each other during breaks. This session features graduate student research.

Slow Art Sunday: Amida Buddha (Amitabha) 
Sunday, November 19 | 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Gallery 407, 1301 Mississippi St
Slow down at the Spencer and spend time getting to know one great work of art. Slow Art Sunday features one work for visitors to contemplate and converse about with Museum staff. In November, get to know Amida Buddha (Amitabha).

Performance: Aspects of Liszt 
Sunday, November 19 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Gallery 317, Sam and Connie Perkins Central Court, 1301 Mississippi St
Distinguished Emmy-winning author, critic, radio and film producer David Dubal joins KU international concert artist Steven Spooner in an afternoon of piano music from the era of the Spencer Museum’s origins and fascinating commentary on the legendary Franz Liszt. This concert is part of the Museum’s centennial celebration of our collection.

Day After Thanksgiving Program: Magic Marbles 
Friday, November 24 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, 5235 Oak St. Kansas City, MO
It’s a day of marble magic with fun for the entire family. Explore the museum’s special exhibit Playing for Keeps: The VFW Marble Tournaments, 1947-1962, and try your hand at “knuckling down” during a marble lesson. Then, pick out your own marble and turn it into a piece of wearable art to take home with you. Included with museum admission.

Global Film Festival
Thursday, November 30 | 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Spencer Museum of Art, Rm. 309 1301 Mississippi St
Curated by first-year students, the Global Film Festival features four films exploring ideas in Spencer Museum exhibitions. This film is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Power Clashing: Clothing, Collage, and Contemporary Identities. The film will be announced on the Museum’s website.

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