2017-2018 Academic Year
The fellowship committee is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 - 2018 Museum Studies Research Travel Grant:
Emma Miller, "They Came, They Saw, They Collaborated: Decolonizing Collections Care";
Emily Schmitz, "Beyond NAGPRA: The Ethical Obligation to Decolonize Private Museums";
Grace Taylor, "The Colors of Legacy: Collaborative Efforts by Foundations and Museums for Artists' Legacies and Reputations";
Hilary Bonn, "The Fine Print: Stipulations on Donor Museums and Their Effect on Collections' Policies";
Julia LePla, "Making the City: Rethinking Approaches to Urban Planning and Design with Museums as Catalysts for Change"
2016-2017 Academic Year
In the Fall of 2016, the Program in Museum Studies inaugurated the Research Travel Grant for MA students at the thesis writing stage of their degree. The grant committee was happy to be able to fund travel research for five different travel projects. The grant recipients include:
Tirzah Jane Baker, "Alternative Art Space to Museum, An Evolutionary Analysis: MoMA Ps1 and the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art";
Joana Valsassina Heitor, "The Architecture Exhibition as a Spacial Argument";
Kathryn Tully Johnson, "Occupying the Gallery: Preparing Institutions for Unsanctioned Events";
Youxuan (Karen) Li, "Next to Burberry a Monet: Shopping Malls as Exhibitionary Complexes in Postmodern China";
Sara Mauldin Lowenburg, "A Space to Heal: Programs Supporting Health and Community among Veterans with PTS and TBI in Museums".