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Museum Studies, MA

Our Alumni

Through interdisciplinary coursework, professional training, and internships, our students graduate with the skills necessary to advance museums at a time of great social and technological change.

A Curatorial Eye

Jenna Blair MA’16 describes her current role as a Curatorial Assistant at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, and discusses how the Museum Studies MA Program prepared her for her work there.

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Recording Women's History

In her current work on the Women Writing History Project at the National Women’s History Museum, alumna, Libby Tyson MA’19, works to incorporate more human-centered stories into traditional narratives of women’s history.

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A select list:

  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

  • American Bookbinders Museum

  • ARTogether

  • Asian Art Museum

  • Berkeley Botanical Garden
  • Blanton Museum of Art

  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass

  • Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

  • Discovery Cube

  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Five Oaks Museum

  • Foster Youth Museum
  • Gleeson Library
  • Haight Street Art Center

  • Harvard University School of Education
  • Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

  • Maritime Museum
  • Museum of Arts and Design

  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • National Japanese-American Historical Society
  • National Museum of African-American History
  • National Women's History Museum
  • National WWI Museum and Memorial
  • Neville Public Museum
  • New Children's Museum
  • New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts

  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Palo Alto Art Center
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
  • Philbrook Museum of Art

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • SFO Museum
  • Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

  • Thacher Gallery
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • The Phillips Collection

  • Walt Disney Family Museum
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts