Springfield businessman and philanthropist Guy Mace donated a remarkable collection of art and artifacts to Missouri State University’s department of art and design. The collection includes African masks, figural wooden staffs and ceremonial knives and spears from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries along with Native American, Asian and Oceanic masks and … [Read more...] about Guy Mace makes significant gift of non-Western art
Last week, several Missouri State students exhibited their projects at the Missouri Archaeological Society annual conference in Springfield. The poster panel featured six student projects from the ART/MST 488: Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts class (Fall 2017) In this Citizenship and Service-Learning Integrated course, the students received training in basic … [Read more...] about Preserving the Future: Students Present at Conference!
The Missouri Archaeological Society spring meeting of 2018 will be held April 6-8, 2018, at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center, Springfield, MO. Listed below are some details of the convention. Saturday, April 7th: Poster Session: "Art and Artifacts: Conservation and Research" This poster session features research and conservation by six students from the ART/MST 488: … [Read more...] about Poster Session to Exhibit Student Work!
An exhibit reflecting the work of students in ART 386: Art of Africa and ART 488: Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts will run Sept. 21 - Dec.16, 2016 at Duane G. Meyer Library, Room 306, Special Collections and Archives. The room is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit features objects on loan from several collections This educational exhibit is the … [Read more...] about Art students present work in library exhibit, “Understanding the Object: Research and Conserving Art and Artifacts”
Several art history students have been accepted into competitive programs this summer to learn more about their fields. Hannah Harmon Hannah Harmon, an art history major and museum studies minor, was awarded a competitive summer internship at the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Harmon was the only person awarded the internship, which also carries a $1,500 stipend. As … [Read more...] about Art history students have exciting summer ahead