Tana Redman’s love for art history fueled her passions in museum studies, and allowed her to use both of these skills in her current job as Curator at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Mansfield, Missouri. Receiving a BA in Art History with a minor in Museum studies in 2016, Tana was a dedicated student in the Art + Design Department. “I am a proud Bear,” Tana … [Read more...] about Alumni Feature: Tana Redman, Museum Curator
Professors at Missouri State University are encouraged to involve undergraduates in research, and Dr. Billie Follensbee embraces this goal with a passion. As a professor of Art History and the Coordinator of the Museum Studies program, Follensbee creates research opportunities for students that encourage and enable undergraduates to present, exhibit, and publish their own … [Read more...] about Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Art History and Museum Studies
Alumna Kari Mishler, Art History major and Museum Studies minor, has been working in Haines, Alaska, on a museum internship at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. During this internship she has been working with maintaining and modifying their natural history dioramas and helping them to organize their Native American art and artifact collections. Stay warm and dry, … [Read more...] about Alumna Kari Mishler at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
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!