Programs

Bard Graduate Center Summer Intensive May 2021-June 2021

“This one-week intensive summer school is devoted to an exploration of the paths of research available to students of the deeper and nearer past–art, conservation, history, journalism. A brief introduction to the history and meaning of research will be followed by seminars devoted to doing research on and with objects of particular kinds. The goal […]

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Fisk Museum Leadership Program 2020-2021

The Alliance of HBCU Museums and Galleries partnership with the Fisk Museum Leadership Program consisted of four modules to educate HBCU student participants on the functionality of museum operations in museum education, museum development, art conservation, and museum curation. Funded by the Ford Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation Los Angeles County Museum of Art […]

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2020 UNCF/Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute

In December 2020, Tuskegee University’s Legacy Museum collaborated with Yale University Conservation staff to host the 2020 UNCF/Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute. This year’s theme is; Black Lives Matter through the Lens of Technical Art History. Students learned the basis of principles of preservation, technical art history, and safeguarding objects against deterioration. Students also virtually […]

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Princeton University Archives Research and Collaborative History Program (ARCH) July 2020-August 2020

Princeton University partnered with the Alliance of HBCU Museums and Galleries to host the 2020 Archives Research and Collaborative History Program (ARCH). Conducted by Princeton University Library and Special collections, students learned about the stewardship of institutional archive research, digital archiving, archiving processing, and critical archives. Funded by Princeton University

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Fisk Museum Leadership Certificate Program, 2018-2019

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: Fisk University April 2018-May 2018: Virtual OrientationJune 2018-June 2019: In-person and virtual program A virtual and in-person internship program focusing on four modules: art conservation, museum development, curatorial study and museum education. Four, one to three-week internships, conducted over the course of one year, will be interspersed with and reinforced by online […]

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2019 Yale University HBCU Student and Mentors Intensive in Technical Art History (SMITAH)

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: Yale University, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage  May 31- June 2, 2019 A weeklong intensive in art conservation during which selected HBCU students learn and tangibly explore various aspects of cultural heritage preservation with the guidance of several members of Yale’s art conservation staff. Goals: To inspire and encourage students […]

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Princeton ARCH Program July 2018

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: Princeton University July 9-14, 2018 A weeklong summer program for HBCU students and staff involving hands-on programming in the Princeton University Mudd Library archives. Goals: To introduce and interest students in an archival career; inform students about the process of creating history; teach students practical tools to use in academic research; and […]

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Three-Week Introduction to Practical Art Conservation (TIP-C)

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: University of Delaware/Fisk University/Lunder Conservation Center June 11-30, 2018 A three-week summer internship for HBCU students involving training in some basic art conservation techniques and the application of those techniques to one of Tuskegee University’s dioramas. Goals: This program is divided into two segments of one week and two weeks in duration. […]

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American Institute for Conservation (AIC)/Murals Workshop, May 2018

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: Yale University May 30-31, 2018 A two-day intensive, which allows HBCU students to present and participate in the pre-session of the AIC conference, investigate the conserved John Biggers’ mural, learn about the conservation involved in some of the murals on the campus of Texas Southern University (TSU) and be informed about their […]

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The three student interns in front of one of the photos of Albert Murray in the “Beyond Category” exhibit now installed in the Ford Motor Company Library.

Albert Murray Installation Workshop April 2018

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner: Tuskegee University April 2-5, 2018 A four-day intensive workshop that allows selected HBCU students to aid in the installation of the “Beyond Category” exhibit in Tuskegee University’s Ford Motor Company Library. Goals: To provide hands-on training in exhibit installation, exhibit design, and the relationship between exhibit design and other museum staffers. To […]

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