History of Art and Architecture

The Pitt News Highlights Museum Studies Major

A feature article in The Pitt News titled 'Students learn the ins-and-outs of museums from Pitt' (January 13, 2022) by culture editor Katelyn Kruszewski interviews students and professors about the program and the possibilities it offers.

Along with comments about the structure and history of the program from Gretchen Bender and Alex Taylor, the article interviews Museum Studies student Celia Kaine about her experience in the program. “We actually learn about the inner workings of museum work,” Kaine said, “whether that be learning about curatorial work, exhibition practice or actually doing an internship where you learn about these things in museums...What I think is so fascinating is that you get to learn about how curators and artists create unique and eye-opening experiences by grouping different works of arts,” Kaine said. “There’s some really interesting work being done right now where museums are working on making art spaces even more inclusive.”

Read the full story at The Pitt News.